Perspectives on Verbal and Psychological Abuse (Paperback)Roland D. Maiuro (editor)
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Articles examine the complexity and severity of psychological abuse, and focus on the fact that psychological abuse almost always precedes physical abuse, underscoring the importance of early intervention. They explore the role of gender and socioeconomic status in psychological abuse and discuss the primary personality characteristics of perpetrators. Links between abuse and poor birth outcomes are examined, as is dating violence and emotional abuse in the workplace. This collection of distinguished articles contributes greatly to our understanding of an insidious form of violence verbal and psychological abuse that can be extremely destructive and is experienced in some form by nearly half the population.
Key Features:Delivers top-tier research articles by interdisciplinary experts on psychological and verbal abuseExplores the challenges of alleging and proving that these non-physical violent acts have occurredCovers aggression in intimate relationships and in the workplacePresents effective interventions
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 381 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
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