Health Reference: Domestic Violence Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780814592
  • ISBN-13: 9780780814592
  • DDC: 362.82
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This updated edition defines forms of domestic abuse, describes risk factors, and offers tips for recognizing abuse. It also discusses building healthy relationships, intervening in abusive situations, and gives guidelines for managing emergency situations. Information about protecting oneself before, during, and after a separation from an abuser is provided, along with advice for navigating the legal system and preventing workplace violence.

Table of Contents

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