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Healing the scars of emotional abuse
Jantz, Gregory L.
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Revised edition.
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Grand Rapids, MI : Fleming H. Revell, [2003]

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221 pages ; 22 cm
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Central Library RC569.5.P75 J36 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Examining why emotional abuse is so common and damaging, this book reveals how those who have been abused by a spouse, parent, employer, or minister can overcome the past and rebuild their self-image. It provides strategies for dealing with the verbal abuser, information on spiritual abuse, and a biblical plan for healing.

Author Notes

Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Center for Counseling and Health Resources in Edmonds, Washington, and the author of eleven books. He has a daily radio show in the Seattle area and conducts seminars on a variety of subjects.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Understanding Emotional Abuse
1. What Is Emotional Abuse?p. 9
2. Why Is Emotional Abuse So Common?p. 18
3. Why Is Emotional Abuse So Damaging?p. 30
Part 2 Types of Emotional Abuse
4. Emotional Abuse through Wordsp. 51
5. Emotional Abuse through Actionsp. 70
6. Emotional Abuse through Neglectp. 91
Part 3 The Effects of Emotional Abuse
7. The Effects on Sense of Selfp. 106
8. The Physical Effectsp. 119
9. The Effects on Relationshipsp. 136
Part 4 Overcoming Emotional Abuse
10. Recognizing Your Abuse and Its Effectsp. 157
11. Getting Over the Past and Living for the Futurep. 175
12. A Time to Heal--Restoring Your Selfp. 202
Emotional Abuse Checklistp. 210
Notesp. 216
Resource Listp. 218

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