Health Reference Series: Domestic Violence Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1460-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Pending
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Provides basic consumer health information about violence, stalking, harassment, and other forms of abuse, and discusses the physical, mental, and social effects of violence against intimate partners, children, teens, the elderly, immigrants, and other populations; gives strategies for prevention and intervention.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Facts about Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Harassment
  • Chapter 1—What Is Domestic Violence?
  • Chapter 2—Prevalence of Domestic Abuse
  • Chapter 3—Risk Factors for Domestic Violence.
  • Chapter 4—Detecting Abuse
  • Chapter 5—Stalking
  • Chapter 6—Sexual Harassment
  • Part II: Intimate Partner Abuse
  • Chapter 7—Types of Intimate Partner Abuse
  • Chapter 8—When Abuse Turns Deadly.
  • Chapter 9—Physical Effects of Domestic Violence.
  • Chapter 10—Emotional and Socioeconomic Effects of Domestic Violence.
  • Chapter 11—Children and Exposure to Domestic Violence
  • Part III: Abuse in Specific Populations
  • Chapter 12—Child Abuse
  • Chapter 13—Teen Dating Violence
  • Chapter 14—Date Rape
  • Chapter 15—Digital Dating Abuse
  • Chapter 16—Understanding School Violence
  • Chapter 17—Abuse in Pregnancy.
  • Chapter 18—Intimate Partner Violence against Women with Disabilities
  • Chapter 19—Abuse of Men
  • Chapter 20—Elder Abuse
  • Chapter 21—Abuse in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community
  • Chapter 22—Workplace Violence
  • Chapter 23—Abuse within the Military
  • Chapter 24—Abuse within Immigrant Communities
  • Chapter 25—Human Trafficking
  • Part IV: Preventing and Intervening in Domestic Violence
  • Chapter 26—Healthy Relationships Are Key to Preventing Domestic Violence
  • Chapter 27—Men's Role in Domestic Violence Prevention.
  • Chapter 28—Preventing Dating Violence
  • Chapter 29—Preventing and Intervening in Child Abuse
  • Chapter 30—How the Legal System Can Help.
  • Chapter 31—How You Can Help Someone Who Is in an Abusive Situation.
  • Chapter 32—The Role of the Office on Women's Health (OWH) in Helping Prevent Violence against Women
  • Chapter 33—Interventions and Help for Abusers
  • Chapter 34—Workplace Violence: Prevention and Intervention.
  • Chapter 35—Intervention by Faith Communities
  • Chapter 36—Intervention by Healthcare Providers
  • Chapter 37—The Affordable Care Act and Domestic Violence.
  • Part V: Emergency Management, Moving Out, and Moving On
  • Chapter 38—Why Do Victims Stay with Their Abusers?.
  • Chapter 39—Staying Safe with an Abuser
  • Chapter 40—Managing a Domestic Violence Emergency.
  • Chapter 41—Getting Help in the Aftermath of Abuse.
  • Chapter 42—Safety Planning for Victims of Domestic Violence.
  • Chapter 43—Issues in Internet Safety
  • Chapter 44—Navigating the Legal System.
  • Chapter 45—Identity Protection for Abuse Victims
  • Chapter 46—Life after Abuse: Looking after Yourself and Moving On
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 47—Glossary of Terms Related to Domestic Violence
  • Chapter 48—Directory of Domestic Violence Resources.
  • Chapter 49—Domestic Violence Hotlines.
  • Chapter 50—State Child Abuse Reporting Numbers
  • Chapter 51—Programs Providing Shelter for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims.