Surviving Stalking / Edition 1

Surviving Stalking / Edition 1

by Michele Pathe, McHele Pathe, Michele Path
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521009642

ISBN-13: 9780521009645

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A practical and comprehensive survival manual for victims of stalking and related crimes, Surviving Stalking offers sound, realistic and practical advice to victims and guidance through each stage of the criminal justice processes in America, Britain, and Australia. Using case studies, Michele Pathé describes the traumatic effects of stalking, the course of

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A practical and comprehensive survival manual for victims of stalking and related crimes, Surviving Stalking offers sound, realistic and practical advice to victims and guidance through each stage of the criminal justice processes in America, Britain, and Australia. Using case studies, Michele Pathé describes the traumatic effects of stalking, the course of these symptoms, and how best to access psychological care and support. A comprehensive book for a general readership, it provides a contemporary account of victim types, stalker types, stalkers' motives, strategies to prevent and overcome stalking, and a list of resources available to stalking victims. Surviving Stalking will be of great interest not only to those who have been or are being stalked, but also to the health, law enforcement, and legal professionals who work with stalkers and their victims. Michele Pathé is Director of the Stalking and Threat Management Centre and Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health, Victoria, Australia. Pathé is the co-author of Stalkers and Their Victims (Cambridge, 2000), winner of the American Psychiatric Association's 2001 Manfred S. Guttmacher award for an outstanding contribution to the literature in forensic psychiatry.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521009645
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. What is stalking?; 2. How common is stalking?; 3. Who stalks?; 4. Could I be assaulted?; 5. Can stalkers be treated?; 6. Who are the victims of stalking?; 7. The impact of stalking; 8. Reducing your chances of victimization; 9. Evading the stalker; 10. Navigating the criminal justice system in America Doreen Orion; 11. Navigating the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom Edward Petch; 12. Navigating the criminal justice system in Australia; 13. Should I just disappear?; 14. How do I deal with the emotional impact of stalking?; 15. How you can assist victims of stalking; Conclusions; References; Reading guide; Appendix 1. Other resources; Appendix 2. Protection from Harassment Act 1997; Appendix 3. Sample restraining order under Protection from Harassment Act 1997; Appendix 4. Criminal justice system flow chart, UK; Index.

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