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The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents
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The Impact of Family Violence on Children and Adolescents

Edited by:
  • Javad H. Kashani - Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • Wesley D. Allan - University of Missouri, Columbia, USA


March 1998 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Examining family violence and its effects on children, this volume presents various definitions of family violence and theories for the origin of the problem.

The authors: discuss different types of intrafamilial violence, and the effects of each on children and adolescents; explore family violence in non-western contexts; offer clinical and legal intervention and prevention strategies; and suggest future directions for research.

 
Definition and Nature of Family Violence
 
Etiology of Family Violence
 
Caregiver Violence toward Children
 
Child Witnessing of Family Violence
 
Psychological Maltreatment within the Family
 
Cross-Cultural Perspective
 
Assessment Strategies
 
Intervention Strategies for the Violent Family
 
The Resilient Child and Prevention Strategies
 
Discussion and Future Directions for Research

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