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Perspectives on verbal and psychological abuse

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This collection of distinguished articles contributes greatly to the understanding of an insidious form of violence - verbal and psychological abuse - -that can be extremely destructive and is expe...

This collection of distinguished articles contributes greatly to the understanding of an insidious form of violence - verbal and psychological abuse - -that can be extremely destructive and is experienced by nearly half the population. Presenting perspectives from an interdisciplinary group of experts on the topic, this book provides a foundation for reliable mearsurement of psychological aggression, strategies for determining that non-physical acts of violence have occured, and guidelines for effective treatment.

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Creator
Roland D. Maiuro, editor
Format
Books
Publication
  • New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]
Physical Details
  • vii, 260 pages ; 23 cm
ISBNs
1786840677, 9780826194657, 9780826194671, 0826194656, 9781786840677, 0826194672
OCLC
ocn922631719, ocn935248309

  • Includes bibliographical references.

  • Introduction -- The nature and prevalence of partner psychological abuse in a national sample of adults / Diane R. Follingstad and M. Jill Rogers -- Psychological abuse: a variable deserving critical attention in domestic violence / K. Daniel O'Leary -- Perceived verbal conflict behaviors associated with physical aggression and sexual coercion in dating relationships: a gender-sensitive analysis / Jennifer Katz, Andrew Carino, and Angela Hilton -- Stalking and psychologial abuse: common factors and relationship-specific characteristics / Melanie Livet Dye and Keith E. Davis -- Psychological intimate partner violence during pregnancy and birth outcomes: threat of violence versus other verbal and emotional abuse / Jacqueline Gentry and Beth A. bailey -- Measuring interference with employment and education reported by women with abusive partners: preliminary data / Stephanie Riger, Courtney Ahrens and Amy Blickenstaff -- Effects of men's subtle and overt psychological abuse on low-income women / Linda L. Marshall -- The impact of different forms of psychological abuse on battered women / Leslie A. Sackett and Daniel G. Saunders -- The development of a measure of psychological maltreatment of women by their male partners / Richard M. Tolman -- Psychologists' judgments of psychologically aggressive actions where perpetrated by a husband versus a wife / Diane R. Follingstad, Dana D. DeHart, and Eric P. Green -- Abused women or abused men? an examination of the context and outcomes of dating violence / Melanie S. Harned -- Psychological abuse: implications for adjustment and commitment to leave violent partners / Ileana Arias and Karen T. Pape -- Psychological and physical dating violence perpetrated by pregnant and parenting Latina adolescents / Michelle L. Toews and Ani Yazedjian -- Interpersonal and systemic aspects of emotional abuse at work: the target's perspective / Loraleigh Keashly

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