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"Intimate" violence against women; when spouses, partners, or lovers attack.

0275989674

"Intimate" violence against women; when spouses, partners, or lovers attack.

Ed. by Paula K. Lundberg-Love & Shelly L. Marmion.

Praeger

2006

235 pages

$44.95

Hardcover

Women's psychology

HV6250

Aimed at a general audience, this volume dispels a number of myths about intimate violence against women and arms readers with knowledge they need to help themselves or others who have been victimized. Eleven contributions from academics and clinicians address the prevalence of these types of crimes and describe their impact on women's emotional and physical health. Legal issues and therapeutic interventions are also discussed. The editors teach psychology at the U. of Texas.

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