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Psychological Abuse in Violent Domestic Relations
     

Psychological Abuse in Violent Domestic Relations

by Roland D. Maiuro
 

This volume addresses the importance of measuring psychological abuse and shows that psychological aggression can be reliably measured. Part I identifies measurement issues and contains several scales and inventories for measuring psychological maltreatment. Part II discusses the interpersonal dynamics with specific populations, including battered women, low-income

Overview

This volume addresses the importance of measuring psychological abuse and shows that psychological aggression can be reliably measured. Part I identifies measurement issues and contains several scales and inventories for measuring psychological maltreatment. Part II discusses the interpersonal dynamics with specific populations, including battered women, low-income women, and African American women. This remains an important resource in the field of domestic violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826111463
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

K. Daniel O'Leary, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and past Chairman of the Psychology Department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Roland D. Maiuro, PhD, is the Director of the Anger Management Domestic Violence, and Workplace Conflict Programs located at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Maiuro has received the Social Issues Award from the Washington State Psychological Association for his research on domestically violent men, and the Gold Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association for program development, teaching and applied research in the areas of anger and interpersonal violence. Dr. Maiuro currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Violence and Victims , an internationally distributed research journal devoted to theory, practice, and public policy related to perpetrators and victims of interpersonal violence.

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