In this new edition of her groundbreaking book, Dr. Lenore Walker has provided a through update to her original findings in the field of domestic abuse. Each chapter has been expanded to include new research. The volume contains the latest on: the impact of exposure to violence on children, marital rape, child abuse, personality characteristics of different types of batterers, new psychotherapy models for batterers and their victims, and more. Walker also speaks out on her handling of the O.J. Simpson trial and how he does not fit the empirical data known for domestic violence. This volume should be required reading for all professionals in the field of domestic abuse.