Intimate Partner Violence

An Evidence-Based Approach

Intimate Partner Violence

An Evidence-Based Approach

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This book is designed to present a comprehensive and state-of-the-art review of the psychopathology and epidemiology of domestic violence, accompanied by related medical and legal considerations.  The introductory sections define domestic violence and its challenges.  The major body of the book is devoted to individual topics in various communities and subgroups, covering their behavioral and mental implications.  Topics include disparities and special populations, subtypes of offenders, ethical and legal components, impacts of gun ownership, and many other challenges.  Each chapter begins with a case study to illustrate the issue presented, concluding with resources and guidelines when available.

Intimate Partner Violence is an excellent resource for all clinicians who may encounter victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, including general, child, and forensic psychiatrists, emergency medicine physicians, primary care physicians, pediatricians, psychologists, social workers, school counselors, and all others.

Rahn Kennedy Bailey, MD, DFAPA, ACP

Assistant Dean of Clinical Medicine

College of Medicine

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Chief Medical Officer

Kedren Community Health Center

ISBN 9783030558642
Artikelnummer 9783030558642
Medientyp E-Book - PDF
Copyrightjahr 2020
Verlag Springer-Verlag
Umfang 150 Seiten
Sprache Englisch
Kopierschutz Digitales Wasserzeichen