Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and by Rosemarie Skaine

By Rosemarie Skaine

This well timed quantity exhibits how abuse affects each phase of society―and how society is looking for potent how you can respond.

• bargains an introductory essay that areas the topic in context and gives a framework during which to check and comprehend abuse

• beneficial properties entries from best students who supply a modern method of the problems

• Covers quite a lot of forms of abuse, members and companies suffering from abuse, and other people operating to lessen and put off abuse

• contains summaries of legislation that practice to varied different types of abuse

• presents a "topic finder" to help readers in finding details relative to certain types of abuse

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Southern Poverty Law Center. org/get-informed/ publications/the-anti-gay-lobby-the-family-research-council-the-american-familyassociation-the-demonization-of-l. Huffington Post. 2013. “Anti-gay Groups,” August 20. com/tag/ anti-gay-groups. Schlatter, Evelyn. 2010. ” Intelligence Report, Winter (140). Southern Poverty Law Center. org/get-informed/ intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2010/winter/the-hard-liners. 27 B B AT T E R E D P E R S O N S Y N D R O M E Battered person syndrome (BPS) is a series of common characteristics that appear in persons who are physically and psychologically abused over an extended period of time by their mate or dominant figure in their lives.

July 11, 2011. ” American Counseling Association Blog. dpuf. Chester v. State. 2d 836, 837 (Ga. 1996). Krause, Joan H. ” Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 4: 555–572. http://moritzlaw. pdf. Bat t e r e d W o m e n S h e l t e r s Leshchinskiy, Pavel. 2013. ” LegalMatch, November 5. html. Parker, K. Tiffany. 1999/2000. ” Cumberland Law Review 30: 545. Smith v. State. 2 (Ga. 1997). C. 2012. com/ battered-person-syndrome. B AT T E R E D W O M E N S H E LT E R S Battered women shelters are the major places women and children can go to escape the danger and violence of living with a batterer.

About two-thirds of adolescents have experienced an anger attack that involved threatening violence, violent behavior, or destroying property. Nearly 6 million young people (1 in 12) meet criteria for a diagnosis of intermittent explosive disorder (IED), a syndrome characterized by persistent, uncontrollable anger attacks not accounted for by other mental disorders. Genetic or physiological causes may be at the root of uncontrolled anger. Signs can be detected in very early childAn angry child sits by himself in a corner.

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