Family Violence What Health Care Providers Need to Know

ISBN-10: 0763780340
ISBN-13: 9780763780340
Edition: 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $100.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 1/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Family Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know provides an overview of all aspects of family violence, including the current statistics, theories, human toll, clinical fundamentals that all clinicians need to know, as well as theory and societal impact information. This text will demonstrate the continuum of these conditions and the interrelationships within families and communities and provide policy and legal information of relevance to healthcare providers.Family Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know includes case studies based on evidence-based practices and numerous screening tools that have been validated, providing clinicians with the needed guidance and grounded information to help them understand what they need to do in regards to identifying signs, how to ask questions about abuse, and making appropriate referrals (including mandated reporting, crisis hotlines, shelters, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, etc.)Family Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know will help health care providers see the big picture of family violence and how it impacts the health of patients who experience family violence. This book will be an important resource for both students and medical professionals such as, physician assistants, family practitioners, general internists, obstetricians, gynecologists, social workers, emergency room staff, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, dental professionals, and other health professionals.

Acknowledgments
Contributing Authors
Introduction to Family Violence
Introduction
Definitions
Statistics
Consequences
The Way Forward
References
Theoretical Basis for Family Violence
Introduction
Psychodynamic Theories of Family Violence
Social Theories of Family Violence
Cognitive/Behavioral Theories of Family Violence
Family and Systems Theories of Family Violence
References
The Cycle of Violence
Introduction
The Tension-Building Phase
The Abuse Phase
The Honeymoon Phase
References
Child Abuse
Introduction
Types of Abuse
Incidence of Abuse
Demographics of Victims and Perpetrators
Mandated Reporting: All Healthcare Providers' Responsibility
Professionals Involved in the Diagnosis and Management of the Potentially Abused Child
General Management Issues
Outcomes
Conclusion
References
Bullying
Introduction
Characteristics of Children Involved in Bullying
Demographics
Predictors of Bullying
Screening
Prevention
Conclusion
References
Intimate Partner Violence
Introduction
Recognition
Documentation
Health Consequences
Social Impact of Intimate Partner Violence
References
Intimate Partner Violence and Women's Reproductive Health
Introduction
Sexually Transmitted Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Contraception and Fertility Control
Pregnancy Complications
References
Intimate Partner Violence in Same-Sex Relationships
Introduction
Prevalence
Unique Issues in Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence
Resources for Victims
Legal Protection for Victims of Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence
Application in the Clinical Setting
Treatment and Resources for Batterers
References
Intimate Partner Violence in Women with Disabilities
Risk Factors
Epidemiology of Physical and Sexual Abuse
Evaluation
Clinician Response to Abuse of Women with Disabilities
Conclusion
References
Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant Women
Introduction
Immigrant Women in the United States and Their Special Vulnerabilities
Laws Protecting Immigrant Women
Conclusion and Implications for the Healthcare Provider
References
Intimate Partner Violence in Pregnancy
Introduction
Statistics
Causes/Risk Factors
Interventions
Summary
References
Dating Violence in Adolescents
Introduction
Statistics
Causes of Teen Dating Violence (Risk Factors)
Consequences of Teen Dating Violence
Intervention and Prevention
Dating Violence and Rape in College Students
References
Elder Abuse
Introduction
Definition
Epidemiology
Health Effects
Risk Factors
Signs and Symptom of Elder Mistreatment
Self-Neglect
Assessment
Intervention
Management
Summary
References
Psychological Problems Associated with Family Violence
Introduction
Pathophysiology
Common Psychiatric Problems
Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
Treatment and Clinical Care
References
Substances of Abuse and Family Violence
Introduction
Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
Drug Use and Abuse
Intimate Partner Violence
Child Abuse
Elder Abuse
Clinical Context
Summary and Conclusions
References
Screening for Family Violence
Introduction
Screening for Child Abuse
Screening for Intimate Partner Violence
Screening for Elder Abuse
Conclusion
References
The Clinical Encounter
Case Example
Case Discussion
Introduction
Risk Assessment
Safety Plan
Resources
The Clinician-Patient Relationship
Confidentiality Issues
Patient Education
Practice Support
References
Prevention of Family Violence
Introduction
Primary Prevention
Secondary Prevention
Tertiary Prevention
Quaternary Prevention
Challenges and Gaps
References
Identification of Violence in Dental Patients
Introduction
Victims' Expectations of the Dental Profession
Dentists' Role in Gathering Evidence, Documentation, and Testifying
Dental Programs and Organizations for Education, Support, and Consultation
Conclusions
References
Dealing with Perpetrators
Introduction
Dynamics
Diagnostic Characteristics
Screening
What to Do if He Says No
Working with Self-Identified Perpetrators of IPV
References
Legal Issues Related to Family Violence
Introduction
Mandatory Reporting Requirements: Suspected Intimate Partner Violence
Best Practices for Providers
Mandatory Reporting Requirements: Children and "Endangered Adults"
Emergency Legal Relief: Understanding the Options Available
References
Global Aspects of Family Violence
Introduction
Family Violence/Sexual Assault in Peacetime
Family Violence/Sexual Assault During War and Other Disasters
Summary
References
The Way Forward: National Needs
Introduction
Coordinated Community Response
Community Development
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
Making the Case from a Cost-Benefit Perspective
Conclusion
References
The Way Forward: International Needs
Introduction
Recommendations for Correction of the Problem
Where Do We Go from Here?
References
Index

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