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Treating Abused Adolescents
Treating Abused Adolescents
by Eliana Gil
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The first book to explore the issue of abuse in adolescents both the residual effects of earlier child abuse and current or cumulative abuse this volume provides a sensitive account of how to optimize the value of therapeutic contact with this... (read more)

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Unspeakable Acts: Why Men Sexually Abuse Children
Unspeakable Acts: Why Men Sexually Abuse Children
by Douglas W Pryor
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The essays analyze the gendered politics of state power, language, culture, history, social movements, human rights, and knowledge.... (read more)

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Sexual Abuse of Children: A Human Rights Perspective
Sexual Abuse of Children: A Human Rights Perspective
by Roger J R Levesque
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..". this noteworthy book carefully examines the subtle and complex issues that should inform any discussion of child sexual abuse... This is compelling reading not only for child advocates and policymakers but for anyone interested in human rights... (read more)

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Sex Crimes: Patterns and Behavior
Sex Crimes: Patterns and Behavior
by Stephen T Holmes
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This is a revision of the popular and successful introduction to sex crimes text. This edition includes much new material - 4 new chapters, plus updating throughout. It also includes numerous first person accounts from offenders, who reflect on their... (read more)

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Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects (Sage Series on Race and Ethnic Relations)
Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects (Sage Series on Race and Ethnic Relations)
by John N Briere
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This book is the best this practitioner has seen for its practical definitions and concrete suggestions. At the same time, it reviews what research there is and notes the many areas in need of further study. . . . The controversial use of hypnosis for... (read more)

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Sexual Assault the Victims the Perpetrators & the Criminal Justice System
Sexual Assault the Victims the Perpetrators & the Criminal Justice System
by Frances P Reddington
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The second edition of Sexual Assault provides a broader overview of the crime of sexual assault by adding new chapters on drug facilitated sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual abuse of the elderly, sex offender treatment and public policy... (read more)

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Systemic Treatment of Families Who Abuse (Jossey-Bass Social & Behavioral Science)
Systemic Treatment of Families Who Abuse (Jossey-Bass Social & Behavioral Science)
by Eliana Gil
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A direct, informed approach involving all family members An invaluable guide for enhancing your skills when working with families in which child abuse has occurred. Systemic Treatment of Families Who Abuse addresses both the symptoms and precipitating... (read more)

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Men Who Batter Women
Men Who Batter Women
by Adam Jukes
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Men who Batter Women presents a unique psycho-analytic perspective on clinical studies of the roots of male violence towards women. Most published work concentrates on the experiences of the female victims of domestic violence. This book is unusual in... (read more)

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Family Sexual Abuse: Frontline Research and Evaluation
Family Sexual Abuse: Frontline Research and Evaluation
by Michael Q Patton
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This valuable book reviews and discusses the latest research on family sexual abuse. With contributions by both practitioners and researchers, it covers such issues as sibling incest; the background of sexual offenders; effects of sexual abuse on... (read more)

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It Could Happen to Anyone: Why Battered Women Stay
It Could Happen to Anyone: Why Battered Women Stay
by Ola W Barnett
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Exactly how batterers use women's fear to gain control is documented in this volume. The authors provide a comprehensive examination of current social psychological research and theory about why women stay in abusive relationships and why they leave, and... (read more)

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Stolen Tomorrows: Understanding and Treating Women's Childhood Sexual Abuse
Stolen Tomorrows: Understanding and Treating Women's Childhood Sexual Abuse
by Steven Levenkron
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Acclaimed psychotherapist Steven Levenkron's Stolen Tomorrows is a breakthrough book that will encourage the 30 percent of women who have been abused to think about, talk about, and seek help for what has been their secret shame. It illustrates the... (read more)

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Spouse Abuse: A Treatment Program for Couples
Spouse Abuse: A Treatment Program for Couples
by Peter H Neidig
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A thoroughly tested treatment program designed to be used with individual couples or groups of couples. Offers a skill-building training format that utilizes 40 interrelated behavioral and written exercises. The book includes reproducible worksheets... (read more)

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Rebuilding Shattered Lives: The Responsible Treatment of Complex Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Disorders
Rebuilding Shattered Lives: The Responsible Treatment of Complex Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Disorders
by James A Chu
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Every therapist who has worked with adult survivors of severe child abuse is aware of the perils associated with helping to rebuild an adult psyche shattered in childhood. All too often, in their efforts to identify and go beyond the defenses and... (read more)

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Sage Focus Editions #93: Feminist Perspectives on Wife Abuse
Sage Focus Editions #93: Feminist Perspectives on Wife Abuse
by Kersti Yllo
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Why do men batter their wives? How do women define their experiences of violence? Is wife abuse related to child abuse? How do medical authorities react to wife abuse? This unique volume brings together well-known academics, activists and clinicians who... (read more)

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The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women
The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women
by Diana E H Russell
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The Secret Trauma remains the definitive argument for the overwhelming prevalence of incestuous abuse. Based on findings about San Francisco, the book makes a persuasive case for an epidemic of abuse on a national scale. In her nuanced and sophisticated... (read more)

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Trauma and survival :post-traumatic and dissociative disorders in women
Trauma and survival :post-traumatic and dissociative disorders in women
by Elizabeth A Waites
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Integrating psychological, legal, sociological, and historical research findings, in addition to concepts of the psychology of women which have evolved over the last two decades, Dr. Waites proposes a new model of mental health that considers... (read more)

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Stolen Tomorrows: Understanding and Treating Women's Childhood Sexual Abuse
Stolen Tomorrows: Understanding and Treating Women's Childhood Sexual Abuse
by Steven Levenkron
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"The most practical, down to earth, thoughtful, and sensitive book written on women's childhood sexual abuse."—Samuel C. Klagsbrun, MD From the psychotherapist who offered groundbreaking work on self-mutilation (Cutting) comes a landmark examination... (read more)

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Sex, Love, and Violence: Strategies for Transformation
Sex, Love, and Violence: Strategies for Transformation
by Cloe Madanes
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This work proposes a model for choosing the right intervention to solve the problems which are brought to therapy. The emphasis is on how to understand and control the many forms of violence (including incest and sexual abuse) that constitute a primary... (read more)

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Memories of Sexual Betrayal
Memories of Sexual Betrayal
by Richard B Gartner
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In this comprehensive volume the repressed memory controversy is explored by leading clinicians in a discussion free of the accusatory tone that has often dominated the literature to date. The perspectives presented include an overview of neurological... (read more)

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Family Violence from a Communication Perspective
Family Violence from a Communication Perspective
by Dudley D Cahn
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Going beyond the traditional psychological and sociological approaches, this ground-breaking volume presents a new theoretical framework for understanding and resolving abusive family interactions: it takes a communication perspective to examine the... (read more)

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