Intimate Partner Violence

A Health-Based Perspective

Author: Connie Mitchell M.D.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199720729

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Intimate partner violence is a challenging problem that health professionals encounter on a daily basis. This volume thoroughly compiles the current knowledge and health science and provides a strong foundation for students, educators, clinicians, and researchers on prevention, assessment, and intervention.

Intimate Partner Violence

A Clinical Training Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Author: Carol E. Jordan, MS,Michael T. Nietzel, PhD,Robert Walker, MSW, LCSW,TK Logan, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826124647

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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This training manual synthesizes the clinical and research literature on victims, offenders, and child witnesses, and uses the empirical evidence to provide generalist clinicians with manageable, concrete guidance for providing care in these cases. Each chapter begins with a summary of the issues to be covered and an outline of the specific topics to be discussed, and ends with a recap and list of questions for practitioners in training. The authors offer expertise in forensic psychology, victimization, and substance abuse; they discuss the clinical, legal, and ethical complexities that violence against women brings to the mental health practice environment.

Intimate Partner Violence

Author: Angela Hattery

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742560727

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 207

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Until recently, domestic violence, as it has been referred to, was a problem to be dealt with inside the family. In this ground-breaking work, Hattery's unique approach provides a detailed theoretical discussion of race, class, and gender-effects on intimate partner violence and a thoughtful discussion of the interactions of these factors.

Rethinking Domestic Violence

Author: Donald G. Dutton

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 0774859873

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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Rethinking Domestic Violence is the third in a series of books by Donald Dutton critically reviewing research in the area of intimate partner violence (IPV). The research crosses disciplinary lines, including social and clinical psychology, sociology, psychiatry, affective neuropsychology, criminology, and criminal justice research. Since the area of IPV is so heavily politicized, Dutton tries to steer through conflicting claims by assessing the best research methodology. As a result, he comes to some very new conclusions. These conclusions include the finding that IPV is better predicted by psychological rather than social-structural factors, particularly in cultures where there is relative gender equality. Dutton argues that personality disorders in either gender account for better data on IPV. His findings also contradict earlier views among researchers and policy makers that IPV is essentially perpetrated by males in all societies. Numerous studies are reviewed in arriving at these conclusions, many of which employ new and superior methodologies than were available previously. After twenty years of viewing IPV as generated by gender and focusing on a punitive "law and order" approach, Dutton argues that this approach must be more varied and flexible. Treatment providers, criminal justice system personnel, lawyers, and researchers have indicated the need for a new view of the problem -- one less invested in gender politics and more open to collaborative views and interdisciplinary insights. Dutton's rethinking of the fundamentals of IPV is essential reading for psychologists, policy makers, and those dealing with the sociology of social science, the relationship of psychology to law, and explanations of adverse behaviour.

Intimate Partner Violence

Societal, Medical, Legal, and Individual Responses

Author: Sana Loue

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306475863

Category: Social Science

Page: 199

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It is clear that physical abuse is an integral component of some intimate relationships. This book addresses not the violence but our responses or lack of responses to that violation of personal integrity and the accompanying trauma. How partner violence is responded to, individually and collectively, may well determine whether the violence can be prevented or will cease once begun. This text is intended to serve as a basic resource for the student, clinician and researcher. It provides a summary of how we have responded to such violence in the past and presents potential future directions for research and prevention efforts.

Domestic Violence

Author: Karen Latchana Kenney

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617876569

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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This title examines one of the world's critical issues, domestic violence. Readers will learn the historical background of this issue leading up to its current and future impact on society. What is domestic violence, and the causes of domestic violence such as substance abuse and low self esteem are discussed. Types of domestic violence such as physical, verbal, and digital abuse are examined, as are their affects such as low self esteem and depression. The profile of an abuser as well as the six main phases in the cycle of abuse are examined. Victims of domestic violence such as partner, child, and elder abuse, are highlighted, as are reactions of victims, how to identify domestic violence, and how to make a safety plan. Lasting Effects of domestic violence such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and health consequences are discussed, as is how to help a victim. Legislation and programs intended to end domestic violence such as the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), Start Strong, the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Day of Unity are introduced. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of domestic violence. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Issues is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence

Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

Author: Adam M. Messinger

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520961358

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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Nationally representative studies confirm that LGBTQ individuals are at an elevated risk of experiencing intimate partner violence. While many similarities exist between LGBTQ and heterosexual-cisgender intimate partner violence, research has illuminated a variety of unique aspects of LGBTQ intimate partner violence regarding the predictors of perpetration, the specific forms of abuse experienced, barriers to help-seeking for victims, and policy and intervention needs. This is the first book that systematically reviews the literature regarding LGBTQ intimate partner violence, draws key lessons for current practice and policy, and recommends research areas and enhanced methodologies.

Partner Violence

A New Paradigm for Understanding Conflict Escalation

Author: Zeev Winstok

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461445671

Category: Psychology

Page: 182

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As domestic violence continues to be a focus of social and psychological concern, two basic contradictory viewpoints endure: one rooted in male power dynamics, the other maintaining that both genders use and are victimized by violence. Although both sides have their merits, neither has adequately answered the crucial question: What causes conflict to escalate into violence? Partner Violence: A New Paradigm for Understanding Conflict Escalation adds a third, escalation-focused paradigm to the debate, addressing the limitations of the two dominant perspectives in a comprehensive scholarly approach. This concise yet comprehensive volume examines key gender- and non-gender-related violence issues and sets out a compelling behavioral argument that using violence to control others is a rational choice. Its theoretical and empirical foundations support an in-depth study of escalating aggression in violent relationships, both throughout periods of chronic conflict and in single violent episodes. This analysis promotes a broader and deeper understanding of partner violence, suitable to developing more finely targeted, effective, and lasting interventions. Among the key topics featured are: Gender differences in aggressive tendencies. Dominance, control, and violence. Partner violence as planned behavior. The process leading to partner violence. Partner conflict dynamics throughout relationship periods and within conflicts. Gender differences in escalatory intentions. Partner Violence is an important volume for researchers, graduate students, and clinicians/professionals across various disciplines, including personality and social psychology, criminology, public health, clinical psychology, sociology, and social work.

A Typology of Domestic Violence

Intimate Terrorism, Violent Resistance, and Situational Couple Violence

Author: Michael P. Johnson

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 1555537413

Category: Social Science

Page: 168

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Reassesses thirty years of domestic violence research and demonstrates three forms of partner violence, distinctive in their origins, effects, and treatments

Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change in Intimate Partner Violence

Author: Dr. Roland Maiuro, PhD,Dr. Christopher Murphy, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826119780

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 328

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Motivational Interviewing has becoming increasingly widespread among counselors and therapists, but no book to date has focused exclusively on applying Motivational Interviewing to domestic and partner violence. Written by established authorities in the field, the chapters in this volume represent important applications of motivational enhancement strategies to intimate partner violence with both victims and batterers. These studies include descriptive research on victims and perpetrators of abuse, measurement issues in assessing stages of change, and real-world applications of motivational interviewing. Murphy and Maiuro illustrate both the benefits and challenges inherent in this growing area of research.

Intimate Partner Violence Prevention and Intervention

The Risk Assessment and Management Approach

Author: Anna C. Baldry,Frans Willem Winkel

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781600218583

Category: Psychology

Page: 216

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This book focuses on the importance of assessing risk in domestic violence cases to prevent and reduce its escalation into homicide (so called uxoricide). Spousal killers in a substantial number of cases exhibit a history of prior spousal violence: in addition to this, witnessing violence has debilitating effects on children. For this reason domestic violence is also becoming a hot political issue on the European agenda. Integrating the US and Canadian experiences with the European ones increases the book's value and broadens perspectives. Assessing the risk and adopting appropriate measures can help reduce the risk of escalation of violence. It aims at gathering contributions from experts in the field of domestic violence and victimisation to present state of the art research in the risk assessment of domestic violence cases.

Partner Violence

A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research

Author: Jana L. Jasinski,Linda Meyer Williams,David Finkelhor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761913184

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 314

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Twenty years of accumulated knowledge and research into violence towards partners are synthesized in this landmark book. Topics examined include: marital rape; effects of partner violence on children; partner violence among same sex couples; and partner violence in ethnic minority families. A final chapter examines issues of prevention and treatment, and provides empirically based recommendations for future research and practice.

The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children

Author: Robert Geffner,Robyn Spurling Igelman,Jennifer Zellner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135424411

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 330

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Learn how to help children cope with domestic violence! The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children examines the short- and long-term developmental issues facing children exposed to violence in their own homes. The book addresses the growing concern for children at risk of suffering psychological, behavioral, social, and educational problems, and for the effects childhood maltreatment may have on their adult lives. An interdisciplinary panel of researchers, academicians, attorneys, clinicians, and practitioners discuss treatment programs, theoretical perspectives, research and methodological issues, assessment and intervention, and forensic issues, including child custody. The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children addresses the emotional and behavioral disturbances children can suffer after being exposed to violence between their parents. It examines methodological and theoretical challenges, pilot programs for treatment, intervention models, therapeutic curricula, and family law. Practitioners and academics review dozens of studies, representative samples, probability samples, and research findings relating to children's internalizing and externalizing behaviors, adjustment difficulties, coping strategies. The book also examines: the association between emotional regulation and emotionality and marital and parent-child conflict in terms of children's adjustment and physical health how the experience of mothers in low-income families suffering severe physical abuse relates to children's behavior problems. how father-to-mother aggression reduces children's affinity with their parents problems of service delivery for battered mothers Canadian legislation involving wife abuse and child custody the well-being of families accessing treatment group interventions implemented in family agency and school settings how to develop interagency protocols and much more! The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children is an essential resource for professionals, advocates, and practitioners who work with abused children and maltreating families.

Intimate Partner Violence

Author: Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett,Sarah M. Giacomoni

Publisher: Civic Research Institute, Inc.

ISBN: 1887554602

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

Author: Sandra Stith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135023743

Category: Social Science

Page: 286

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Stop intimate partner violence before it starts Intimate partner violence touches everyone. With more than 1 million cases reported each year, this pervasive social problem has devastating effects on victims, families, and communities. Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence presents a comprehensive overview of the wide range of efforts and approaches that have been successful in preventing physical, emotional, and verbal abuse. A growing frustration with the limits of therapeutic intervention and with the costs imposed on society by intimate partner violence has created a need for greater emphasis on state-of-the-art prevention programs that really work. Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence addresses the challenges of conducting and evaluating such programs, gaps that exist in programming and research, and future trends in those areas. A panel of domestic violence experts, researchers, and healthcare professionals examines how to change the ways individuals and the current health care system think about, and respond to, intimate partner violence; how to change the ways young people deal with anger in intimate relationships; and the ways society can support families to reduce the occurrence of violence in intimate relationships. Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence examines: identifying risk factors the cost-benefit of universal and targeted programs the effectiveness of parenting, stress management, and substance abuse programs community capacity theory community development social networks media and public awareness campaigns healthcare screening programs and much more Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence documents the effectiveness of prevention interventions, encouraging prevention specialists to use evidence-based interventions to enhance the effectiveness of their own work. This powerful book is an invaluable professional resource for social workers, family life educators, researchers, and practitioners.

Domestic Violence: A.K.A. Intimate Partner Violence (Ipv)

Author: Bernice R. Kennedy

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595440568

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

View: 1997

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Domestic violence is a prevalent public health problem in our society affecting thousands of women worldwide. This book is designed for healthcare providers, counselors, criminal justice staff in identifying and working with victims of domestic violence. This book focuses on issues related to domestic violence in the nation. In addition, it discusses a diversity of populations affected by domestic violence: teenagers, pregnant women, women in the workplace, lesbian and gay relationships, rural battered women, women with disabilities, immigrants women, welfare recipients, women and the military (i.e., enlisted women, spouses, intimate partners), and international violence issues. Strategies are provided for professionals working with victims of domestic violence.

Intimate Partner Violence

Race, Social Class, and Masculinity

Author: Elizabeth A. Mansley

Publisher: Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781593323738

Category: Social Science

Page: 203

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Elizabeth Mansley examines how race and class impact the construction of masculinity as demonstrated through men's accounts of intimate partner violence. Using an Ecological Nested Model, she examines race and class differences in the role that institutions and culture play in promoting violence against women. These differences support the call for culturally sensitive batterer treatment programs that are not just reflective of race, but of class as well. Knowledge of these differences would allow treatment providers to tailor their treatment plans to account for such diversity and to develop culturally sensitive treatment that will be more effective.

Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Lives

Author: Janice L. Ristock

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136812083

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

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Queer lives remain at the margins of most academic inquiry into domestic violence. This edited volume seeks to change this discourse by bringing together the most innovative research about intimate partner violence that is specific to the lives of lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender/Two-Spirit and queer people (LGBTQ).

Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

Author: Lisa M. Conradi,Robert Geffner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317984595

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 264

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The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial issue. The current text will provide the reader with a more thorough discussion on our current understanding of the context and motivation of women's use of violence against intimate partners. This text will discuss the controversies related to the arrest and treatment of women arrested for domestic violence from a variety of theoretical perspectives while also providing updates on the current research focusing on typologies of female offenders. The text also provides a critical review of current treatment strategies for women arrested for domestic violence. The contributors are the foremost leaders in the field of research and practice on intimate partner violence offending and have written chapters that provide a key review of the work that is currently emerging in the field. As a result, this text is the most comprehensive guide to date that discusses female perpetration of intimate partner violence. Recommendations for specific treatment with this population and implications for practice and policy are provided throughout. This book was published as a special double issue of the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma.