Health Reference Series: Domestic Violence Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1654-1
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, Sixth Edition offers information to victims of domestic violence and to those who care about them. It defines domestic abuse, describes the risk factors for abuse, and offers tips for recognizing abuse. It describes the different types of abuse, including rape, physical violence, emotional and verbal abuse, stalking, and human trafficking. Information about abuse in specific populations--including the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, immigrant communities, teen and elder populations, and within the military--is also included.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: Facts about Domestic Violence, stalking, and Sexual Harassment
    • Chapter 1 — What Is Domestic Violence?
    • Section 1.1 — Introduction to Domestic Violence
    • Section 1.2 — Myths and Truths about Domestic Violence
    • Section 1.3 — Signs of Domestic Violence or Abuse
    • Chapter 2 — Prevalence of Domestic Abuse
    • Chapter 3 — Risk Factors for Domestic Violence
    • Section 3.1 — Why Does Intimate Partner Violence Occur?
    • Section 3.2 — Individual, Relational, Community, and Societal Risk Factors
    • Section 3.3 — Theories of Violence
    • Section 3.4 — Economic stress and Intimate Partner Violence
    • Section 3.5 — Are Separated or Divorced Persons at Increased Risk for Intimate Partner Violence?
    • Section 3.6 — Domestic Violence in the Wake of Disasters
    • Section 3.7 — When Are Abusers Likely to Reabuse?
    • Chapter 4 — Detecting Abuse
    • Section 4.1 — Comparing Healthy and Abusive Relationships
    • Section 4.2 — Indicators of Domestic Violence
    • Section 4.3 — Signs to Check — Am I Being Abused?
    • Chapter 5 — Understanding Stalking
    • Section 5.1 — Stalking — What It Is and What You Can Do about It
    • Section 5.2 — Prevalence of stalking in the United States
    • Section 5.3 — Security Tips for stalking Victims
    • Section 5.4 — Documenting and Reporting Stalking
    • Section 5.5 — Beware of stalking Mobile Apps
    • Chapter 6 — Sexual Harassment
    • Chapter 7 — Street Harassment
    • Part II: Intimate Partner Abuse
    • Chapter 8 — Types of Intimate Partner Abuse
    • Section 8.1 — Primary Forms of Intimate Partner Abuse
    • Section 8.2 — Physical Abuse
    • Section 8.3 — Sexual Assault
    • Section 8.4 — Emotional and Verbal Abuse
    • Section 8.5 — Financial Abuse
    • Section 8.6 — Digital Abuse
    • Chapter 9 — When Abuse Turns Deadly
    • Section 9.1 — Prevalence of Intimate Partner Homicide
    • Section 9.2 — Intimate Partner Strangulation
    • Section 9.3 — Firearms and Domestic Violence
    • Section 9.4 — Assessing Risk of Lethality: Are You in Danger?
    • Chapter 10 — Physical Effects of Domestic Violence
    • Section 10.1 — Types of Domestic Violence Injuries
    • Section 10.2 — Medical Consequences of Domestic Violence
    • Section 10.3 — Domestic Abuse and Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Section 10.4 — Domestic Violence and HIV Risk
    • Chapter 11 — Emotional and Socioeconomic Effects of Domestic Violence
    • Section 11.1 — Violence against Women Can Take Lifelong Toll
    • Section 11.2 — Domestic Violence and Homelessness
    • Chapter 12 — Children and Exposure to Domestic Violence
    • Section 12.1 — Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
    • Section 12.2 — Domestic Abuse and Childhood Obesity
    • Part III: Abuse in Specific Populations
    • Chapter 13 — Child Abuse
    • Section 13.1 — Types of Child Abuse
    • Section 13.2 — Child Abuse and Neglect: Risk and Protective Factors
    • Section 13.3 — Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Chapter 14 — Teen Dating Violence
    • Section 14.1 — What Is Teen Dating Violence?
    • Section 14.2 — Types of Teen Dating Violence and Consequences
    • Section 14.3 — Teen Dating Violence: Risk Factors
    • Section 14.4 — How Peers Can Affect Risk and Protective Factors
    • Section 14.5 — Safety Planning for Teens
    • Section 14.6 — Teen Dating Violence Statistics
    • Chapter 15 — Date Rape
    • Section 15.1 — What Is Date Rape?
    • Section 15.2 — Date Rape Drugs
    • Chapter 16 — Digital Dating Abuse
    • Section 16.1 — Sexting
    • Section 16.2 — Cyberbullying
    • Chapter 17 — Abuse in Pregnancy
    • Section 17.1 — Prevalence, Effects, Screening, and Management
    • Section 17.2 — Intimate Partner Violence and Perinatal Depression as Comorbidities
    • Chapter 18 — Disability and Maltreatment
    • Chapter 19 — Abuse of Men
    • Section 19.1 — About Domestic Violence against Men
    • Section 19.2 — Sexual Assault of Men
    • Chapter 20 — Elder Abuse
    • Section 20.1 — Facts about Elder Abuse and Neglect
    • Section 20.2 — Prevalence and Consequences of Elder Maltreatment
    • Chapter 21 — Abuse Reported by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community
    • Section 21.1 — Domestic Violence Encounters Reported by the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community
    • Section 21.2 — Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender Elders
    • Section 21.3 — What Rights Do You Have as a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender Victim of Domestic Violence?
    • Chapter 22 — Abuse within the Military
    • Chapter 23 — Abuse within Immigrant Communities
    • Section 23.1 — Violence against Immigrant and Refugee Women: What You Need to Know
    • Section 23.2 — Basic Questions and Answers about Residency Laws for Victims of Domestic Violence
    • Chapter 24 — Human Trafficking
    • Section 24.1 — What Is Human Trafficking?
    • Section 24.2 — Sex Trafficking
    • Section 24.3 — Civil Rights for Victims of Trafficking
    • Section 24.4 — Help for Victims of Trafficking
    • Part IV: Preventing and Intervening in Domestic Violence
    • Chapter 25 — Healthy Relationships Are Key to Preventing Domestic Violence
    • Section 25.1 — What Should You Look for in a Dating Relationship
    • Section 25.2 — What Healthy Dating and Romantic Relationships Look Like
    • Section 25.3 — Tips for Being a Nurturin Parent
    • Chapter 26 — Talk with Your Teen about Healthy Relationships
    • Chapter 27 — Preventing and Intervening in Child Abuse
    • Section 27.1 — When You Suspect Child Abuse or Neglect
    • Section 27.2 — Keep Your Child Safe from Abusers
    • Section 27.3 — How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment
    • Chapter 28 — How the Legal System Can Help
    • Section 28.1 — Laws on Violence against Women
    • Section 28.2 — Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Chapter 29 — How You Can Help Someone Who Is in an Abusive Situation
    • Chapter 30 — Working with Men and Boys to End Violence against Women and Girls
    • Chapter 31 — Interventions and Help for Abusers
    • Section 31.1 — Batterer Interventions
    • Section 31.2 — Effectiveness of Batterer Intervention Programs
    • Chapter 32 — Workplace Intervention
    • Section 32.1 — Workplace Violence
    • Section 32.2 — Workplace Violence: Statistics
    • Section 32.3 — What to Do When a Colleague Discloses Abuse
    • Section 32.4 — Managerial Guide for Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention
    • Chapter 33 — Preventing Workplace Violence
    • Chapter 34 — Intervention by Faith Communities
    • Chapter 35 — Intervention by Healthcare Providers
    • Part V: Emergency Management, Moving Out, and Moving On
    • Chapter 36 — Why Do Victims Stay with Their Abusers?
    • Chapter 37 — Staying Safe with an Abuser
    • Chapter 38 — Managing a Domestic Violence Emergency
    • Chapter 39 — Documenting Domestic Violence
    • Chapter 40 — Leaving an Abusive Relationship
    • Chapter 41 — Planning for Safety: Personal Safety and Safety of Children and Pets
    • Chapter 42 — Internet Safety for Victims of Domestic Violence
    • Section 42.1 — Technology Tips for Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims
    • Section 42.2 — Keeping Children Safe Online
    • Section 42.3 — Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites
    • Chapter 43 — Navigating the Legal System
    • Section 43.1 — Questions to Ask before You Hire an Attorney
    • Section 43.2 — Restraining Orders
    • Section 43.3 — Federal Domestic Violence Laws
    • Chapter 44 — Identity Protection for Abuse Victims
    • Section 44.1 — Tips for Protecting Your Identity
    • Section 44.2 — Address Confidentiality Programs
    • Section 44.3 — Applying for a New Social Security Number
    • Chapter 45 — Life after Abuse: Looking after Yourself and Moving On
    • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 46 — Glossary of Terms Related to Domestic Abuse
    • Chapter 47 — Directory of Domestic Violence Resources
    • Chapter 48 — Domestic Violence Hotlines
    • Chapter 49 — State Child Abuse Reporting Numbers
    • Chapter 50 — Programs Providing Shelter for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims