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Domestic Violence and Mental Health


Emma Howarth, Gene Feder, Kylee Trevillion, Siân Oram, Louise M. Howard, Roxane Agnew-Davies, Fiona Mason
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  • Date Published: May 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781908020567

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  • People with mental health problems are more likely to be victims of domestic violence than the general population. This book gives practical guidance on how mental health professionals can identify and respond to domestic violence experienced by their patients. It covers the prevalence of domestic violence, its association with mental health problems and the current evidence base on effective interventions to reduce abuse and improve mental health. It includes liaison with other agencies, such as social care, the police and the domestic violence sector, and gives information on relevant medico-legal issues in order to prepare professionals to present evidence in court. Comprehensive resource for mental health professionals. Practical advice on how to help those affected by domestic violence. Written by international experts on this major public health problem.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781908020567
    • length: 118 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 155 x 7 mm
    • weight: 0.22kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    List of tables, boxes and figures
    List of contributors
    1. Prevalence and physical health impact of domestic violence Emma Howarth and Gene Feder
    2. Domestic violence and mental health Kylee Trevillion, Siân Oram and Louise M. Howard
    3. Identifying domestic violence experienced by mental health service users Roxane Agnew-Davies
    4. Responding to disclosures of domestic violence Roxane Agnew-Davies
    5. Interventions for mental health service users who experience domestic violence Kylee Trevillion and Roxane Agnew-Davies
    6. Medico-legal issues Fiona Mason
    Appendix 1. CAADA Risk Identification Checklist (RIC) and quick-start guidance for domestic abuse, stalking and 'honour'-based violence
    Appendix 2. Domestic violence resources and directory of services

  • Editors

    Louise M. Howard

    Gene Feder

    Roxanne Agnew-Davies


    Emma Howarth, Gene Feder, Kylee Trevillion, Siân Oram, Louise M. Howard, Roxane Agnew-Davies, Fiona Mason

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