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Preventing Partner Violence

Preventing Partner Violence

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Presents a comprehensive overview of research on intimate partner violence (IPV). This book covers a large range of topics, including theory, risk factors, health effects, surveillance, prevention, and intervention. It emphasizes understanding the development of IPV perpetration by itself and in the context of other risk factors.

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In the past 30 years, the study of intimate partner violence (IPV) has advanced considerably. Previously, IPV was conceptualized narrowly as male physical violence against women due to a need for dominance. Now, experts realize that a variety of factors are associated with IPV and that IPV takes many forms - from verbal abuse or slapping to highly violent physical abuse or rape. In addition, research shows that women are often the perpetrators of IPV. As a result, IPV interventions have shifted over time from gender-focused interventions to gender-neutral interventions, with an emphasis on empirical evidence. ""Preventing Partner Violence"" presents a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date research on IPV. Leading experts in the field cover a large range of topics, including theory, risk factors, health effects, surveillance, prevention, and intervention.The editors emphasize understanding the development of IPV perpetration by itself and in the context of other risk factors. Above all, they demonstrate the complexity of IPV and the importance of taking an empirical approach to prevention and treatment. This cutting-edge book should be read by every IPV researcher and intervention provider. In addition, readers from the related fields of social work, criminal justice, victims' rights, public health, nursing, medicine, and public policy will benefit from this outstanding collection.This book is suitable for IPV researchers and IPV intervention providers; clinical psychologists; counseling psychologists; couples therapists; social workers; professionals working in criminal justice, victims' rights, public health, or public policy; nurses; and medical doctors.

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GOR010386494
Preventing Partner Violence: Research and Evidence-based Intervention Strategies by
Used - Very Good
Hardback
American Psychological Association
2009-03-15
320
1433804344
9781433804342
N/A
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