The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents

The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents

by Javad H. Kashani
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761908978

ISBN-13: 9780761908975

Pub. Date: 03/09/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A key text examining family violence and its effects on children, The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents presents various definitions of family violence, along with various theories for the origin of the problem. Authors Javad H. Kashani and Wesley D. Allan discuss different types of intrafamilial violence and the effects of each on youngsters. They…  See more details below

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A key text examining family violence and its effects on children, The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents presents various definitions of family violence, along with various theories for the origin of the problem. Authors Javad H. Kashani and Wesley D. Allan discuss different types of intrafamilial violence and the effects of each on youngsters. They then take up the phenomenon from a cross-cultural perspective, exploring family violence in non-Western contexts. Finally, the authors offer intervention and prevention strategies (clinical and legal) and suggest future directions for research. Examining this crucial topic from a variety of perspectives, The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents will be essential reading for those in the fields of clinical/counseling psychology, developmental psychology, nursing, behavioral psychology, social work, health services, and family studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761908975
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/09/1998
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #37
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introduction
Preface
1Definition and Nature of Family Violence1
2Etiology of Family Violence6
3Caregiver Violence Toward Children18
4Child Witnessing of Family Violence33
5Psychological Maltreatment Within the Family46
6Cross-Cultural Perspective50
7Assessment Strategies56
8Intervention Strategies for the Violent Family65
9The Resilient Child and Prevention Strategies81
10Discussion and Future Directions for Research86
References91
Index103
About the Authors111

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