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- Wiley 2008; US$ 63.95
The book aims to explore the exciting opportunities offered by a systemic approach for mental health professionals and psychotherapists when working with families and other systems where domestic violence in intimate relationships is of concern. The main purpose of the book lies in the application of systemic thinking to safety and to understanding... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Many thousands of readers were moved by Richard B. Pelzer's heart-wrenching memoir, A Brother's Journey, in which he detailed the horrifyingly abusive childhood he endured at the hands of his mother, whose treatment of her children was first revealed by Dave Pelzer in his own hugely successful memoir, A Boy Called "It". Now, Richard reveals how the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 70.00
This volume makes a signal contribution to understanding and treating couples' abuse. The editors and contributors expand the models of abusive relationships to include the special concerns of gay and lesbian couples, mutually violent partners, abusive women, and others. Based on a special issue of the respected journal Violence and Victims , the... more...
- Policy Press 2000; US$ 32.50
Domestic violence and health examines the relationship between health and domestic violence. In a unique qualitative study of the attitudes of health professionals and the women with whom they come into contact, the book gives voice to a range of issues which urgently need to be addressed. It provides guidance for training and practice, as well as... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 69.00
Having the knowledge and skills to competently provide intervention with families regardless of the type of violence they are experiencing (child abuse, domestic violence, or elder abuse) can be a daunting task. This book is intended to assist social work students in graduate or undergraduate courses to better understand the theories and practical... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.36
As a young boy, Alexander Sinclair was the target of his mother's irrational hatred. She stopped at no lengths in her campaign to tear him to pieces both mentally and physically. In his chilling memoir, Alex describes how he received the most unnecessary and appalling treatment in mental institutions because of her actions, to the point where his... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 11.36
Given away by her mother at five months old, raped on the day of her first communion at age seven - when Celine Roberts was told 'No one wants you', she believed it. Illegitimate and unwanted, Celine was forced by her foster mother into prostitution. Her bones were broken, her nose was crushed and she ate candle wax to stay alive. ... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 9.94
'In many ways we were an ordinary family: mum, dad, two kids, three dogs, one rabbit, two guinea pigs. I stayed at home, studying with the Open University, and dad worked, and the kids went to private schools. We lived in a rather nice semi in a rather nice area of Edinburgh, with a rather nice Volvo in the drive, and took rather nice holidays, wearing... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 9.94
In this haunting and frank account, Donna Ford, bestselling author of The Step Child , returns to the horrific abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepmother. As a tiny girl of five, and for six long years, Donna was physically, mentally and sexually abused. She was starved, beaten and 'loaned out' to neighbours who raped and molested her ...... more...