Battered Woman Syndrome 3/e H/C

ISBN-10: 0826102522
ISBN-13: 9780826102522
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Battered Woman Syndrome Study Overview
New BWS Research
Batterer Intervention Programs
High Risk Factors
Sex Role Socialization
Physical and Sexual Abuse as Children
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
Problems With the Learned Helplessness Theory
Violence Prone Personality of Men Who Batter
Relationship Issues
Summary
History
Battered Woman Shelters
Battered Woman Advocates
U.S. Funded & Congressional Actions
Sex Role Sterotypes and Mental Health
Psychotherapy for Battered Women
Child Custody and Access to Children
Teen Violence
Summary
What Is the Battered Woman Syndrome?
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
DSM IV-TR Criteria for PTSD
Empirical Support for BWS
Battered Woman Syndrome Qualitative Results
Summary
Learned Helplessness, Learned Optimism and Battered Women
History of Learned Helplessness Research
Implications of Sex Role Socialization to Development of Learned Helplessness
Original Learned Helplessness Research
Expert Witness Testimony
If Learned Helplessness Exists in Battered Women, What Can Reverse It?
Summary
Descriptions of Violence and the Cycle of Violence
Introduction
Descriptions of Violence
Cycle Theory of Violence
Walker Cycle Theory of Violence From the Research
Cycle Theory and Interventions
Summary
Risk Assessment and Lethal Potential
Batterer's Violence-Prone Personality Patterns
Women's Violence Towards Men
Domestic Violence Treatment Programs
Risk Assessment
Forensic Psychology and Risk Assessment
Homicide
Women Who Kill in Self-Defense
Measuring Severity of Violence: The Battering Quotient
Summary
Body Image and Health Concerns
Health Concerns
Body Image
Self-Esteem
Body Image in Current Study
Medical Issues in the Current Study
Summary
Sexuality Issues
Marital Rape
Sexual Issues and Domestic Violence Research
Discussion of Our Research With Other Researchers
Sexual Jealousy
Abuse During Pregnancy
Issues Around Abortion
Sexual Abuse of Children
Battered Women, Sex, and Intimacy
Battered Women and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Dating Violence
Sex and Aggression
Summary
Battered Women's Attachment Style and Interpersonal Functioning
Bowlby's Attachment Theory
Current Study of Battered Women's Attachment Style
The Relationship Between Battered Women and Interpersonal Functioning
The Relationship Between Attachment Styles and Interpersonal Difficulties in Battered Women
Attachment Behavior and Perpetrators
Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
Intimate Partner Violence and Alcohol Abuse
Legal and Illicit Drugs
Original BWSQ 1 Study of Alcohol and Other Drugs
Current BWSQ 2 Study of Alcohol and Other Drugs
Role of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse in Battered Women
Women's Substance Abuse and Public Policy
Intervention
Summary
Impact of Violence in the Home on Children
Introduction
Modeling Aggressive Behavior
Child Abuse Correlates in the Original Research
Protection of Children
Personality Development
Physiological Changes From PTSD
Issues Commonly Found in Children Exposed to Abuse
Adolescents and the Juvenile Criminal Justice System
Child Custody, Visitation and Removal Issues
Summary and Implications for Parents in Raising Children
Cross-Cultural and Cross-National Issues in Domestic Violence
Cultural Issues in the U.S.
International Perspectives
Summary
Domestic Violence Courts and Batterer's Treatment Programs
Domestic Violence and Problem Solving Courts
Models of Domestic Violence Courts
Models of Domestic Violence Treatment Programs
Domestic Violence Program Standards
Other Community Services
Summary
Battered Women in Jail and Prison
Introduction
Women and Crime
BWS Evidence in the Courtroom
Civil Rights Law - Violence Against Women Act of 1994
STEP Groups in the Jail or Prison
Mental Health Needs of Battered Women
Public Health Model
Battered Woman's Shelters
Crisis Intervention and Safety Plans
Health Concerns
Mental Health Needs
Summary
Survivor Therapy Empowerment Program (STEP)
Introduction
What Are the STEPs?
STEP 1: Definitions of Domestic Violence
STEP 2: Overcoming Dysfunctional Thinking and Designing a Safety Plan
STEP 3: Thinking, Feeling, and Doing
STEP 4: Changing To Positive Thinking and Managing Anger
STEP 5: Stress Management and Relaxation Training
STEP 6: Cycle of Violence and the Psychological Effects of Violence
STEP 7: PTSD and Battered Woman Syndrome
STEP 8: Grieving the End of a Relationship
STEP 9: Effects of Violence on Children
STEP 10: Learning to Ask for What You Want
STEP 11: Building Healthy Relationships With Good Boundaries
STEP 12: Terminating Relationships
Empirial Findings
Summary
References
Index

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