Cover image for Domestic violence and child abuse sourcebook : basic consumer health information about spousal/partner, child, sibling, parent, and elder abuse, covering physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, teen dating violence, and stalking : includes information about hotlines, safe houses, safety plans, and other resources for support and assistance, community initiatives, and reports on current directions in research and treatment, along with a glossary, sources for further reading, and governmental and non-governmental organizations contact information
Title:
Domestic violence and child abuse sourcebook : basic consumer health information about spousal/partner, child, sibling, parent, and elder abuse, covering physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, teen dating violence, and stalking : includes information about hotlines, safe houses, safety plans, and other resources for support and assistance, community initiatives, and reports on current directions in research and treatment, along with a glossary, sources for further reading, and governmental and non-governmental organizations contact information
Author:
Henderson, Helene, 1963-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xx, 1064 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Violence between intimates: historical legacy, contemporary approval -- Hitting the wall -- It's always his fault -- Definitions and incidence (Spousal and partner abuse) -- Special populations -- Domestic violence & alcohol and other drugs -- Domestic violence and poverty -- The HIV/AIDS connection to domestic violence -- Identifying spousal and partner abuse -- Stalking -- Teen dating violence -- Safety strategies -- Law enforcement and judicial interventions -- Definitions and incidence (Child abuse) -- Spousal/partner abuse and child abuse -- Repressed memory controversy -- Prevention and treatment strategies -- Sibling abuse -- Parent abuse -- Definitions, incidence, and prevention (Elder abuse) -- Individual initiatives -- A community checklist: important steps to end violence against women -- Workplace initiatives -- Legal initiatives -- Legislative and other government initiatives -- A guide to court watching in domestic violence and sexual assault cases -- Facing up to family violence -- Findings about partner violence from the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study -- Research on batterers -- Batterer programs -- Childhood victimization: early adversity, later psychopathology -- Victims of childhood sexual abuse: later criminal consequences -- Preventing child sexual abuse: research inconclusive about effectiveness of child education programs -- Cycle of sexual abuse: research inconclusive about whether child victims become adult abusers -- Economic costs of abuse -- Issues and dilemmas in family violence -- Reducing violence: a research agenda -- Glossary -- Hotlines and organizations -- Bibliographpy.
ISBN:
9780780802353
Format :
Book

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