The Battered Woman Syndrome, Third Edition / Edition 3

The Battered Woman Syndrome, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Lenore E. A. Walker
     
 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826102522
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/23/2009
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
755,983
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 The Battered Woman Syndrome Overview

Chapter 2 History

Chapter 3 What Is the Battered Woman Syndrome?

Chapter 4 Learned Helplessness, Learned Optimism and Battered Women

Chapter 5 Descriptions of Violence and the Cycle of Violence

Chapter 6 Risk Assessment and Lethal Potential

Chapter 7 Body Image and Somatic Symptoms

Chapter 8 Sexuality Issues

Chapter 9 Battered Women's Attachment Style and Interpersonal
Functioning
Chapter 10 Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

Chapter 11 Impact of Violence in the Home on Children

Chapter 12 Cross- Cultural and Cross-National Issues in Domestic Violence

Chapter 13 Domestic Violence Courts and Batterer's Treatment Programs

Chapter 14 Battered Women in Jail and Prison

Chapter 15 Mental Health Needs of Battered Women

Chapter 16 Survivor Therapy Empowerment Program (STEP)

References

Index

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