Health Consequences of Abuse in the Family: A Clinical Guide for Evidence-Based Practice

Health Consequences of Abuse in the Family: A Clinical Guide for Evidence-Based Practice

by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591470455

ISBN-13: 9781591470458

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Health Consequences of Abuse in the Family translates research into practice by examining the intersection of family violence and health. Specifically, this volume looks at the healthcare needs of people who have experienced abuse and subsequently have related chronic diseases and conditions. As part of APA's Division 38 Health Psychology Series, Health

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Health Consequences of Abuse in the Family translates research into practice by examining the intersection of family violence and health. Specifically, this volume looks at the healthcare needs of people who have experienced abuse and subsequently have related chronic diseases and conditions. As part of APA's Division 38 Health Psychology Series, Health Consequences of Abuse in the Family broadly summarizes research and clinical cases and offers practical suggestions to the psychologists and other healthcare providers working in a variety of settings. Chapters address the implications for clinical practice as well as review relevant studies and provide additional resources. In addition, the special needs of children with disabilities, elders, and women are discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591470458
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Application and Practice in Health Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Series Forewordix
Volume Forewordxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introduction: Family Violence as a Health Issue3
Chapter 1.The Spectrum of Victimization and the Implications for Health7
I.Initial Presentation of Family Violence in Health Care Settings
Introduction31
Chapter 2.Screening for Family Violence With Perioperative Patients33
Chapter 3.Domestic Violence Interventions With Women of Color: The Intersection of Victimization and Cultural Diversity45
Chapter 4.Why Health Care Professionals Are Reluctant to Intervene in Cases of Ongoing Domestic Abuse63
Chapter 5.Adverse Childhood Experiences and Health-Related Quality of Life as an Adult81
Chapter 6.Victimization of Children With Disabilities95
Chapter 7.Elder Abuse: Clinical Assessment and Obligation to Report109
Chapter 8.Health Care Needs of Abuse Survivors at Midlife and Beyond129
II.Health Symptoms Associated With Family Violence
Introduction153
Chapter 9.Links Between Traumatic Family Violence and Chronic Pain: Biopsychosocial Pathways and Treatment Implications155
Chapter 10.Victimization and Health Risk Behaviors: Implications for Prevention Programs179
Chapter 11.Effects of Childhood Abuse on Childbearing and Perinatal Health197
Chapter 12.Minding the Body: The Intersection of Dissociation and Physical Health in Relational Trauma Psychotherapy215
Chapter 13.Battered Women and Traumatic Brain Injury233
Epilogue: Where Do We Go From Here?247
Author Index253
Subject Index267
About the Editor289

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