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The Truth About Abuse, Second Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: John Haley, Wendy Stein, and Heath Dingwell, Ph.D.; Robert N. Golden, M.D., and Fred. L. Peterson, Ph.D., General Editors
  • From the Series: The Truth About
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  • ISBN-10: 1438128614
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-2861-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $40.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 362.82
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 240

Summary

Abuse is a pattern of physical, emotional, verbal, social, or sexual behavior used to control another person. Every year, millions of people suffer from some form of abuse at the hands of friends, relatives, or other loved ones.

The Truth About Abuse, Second Edition features 30 A-to-Z entries that completely cover the issues related to the many different types of abuse, with updated statistics reflecting the most recent information available. Using straightforward prose, this valuable resource guides readers toward a greater understanding of this sensitive topic, providing effective coping strategies for anyone suffering from or close to someone suffering from abuse.  

New and revised entries include:

  • Abuse in society
  • Abuse of runaways and homeless teens
  • Bullying
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Common traits of abusers
  • Date rape drugs
  • Domestic partner abuse
  • Hate crimes
  • Hazing
  • Legal intervention
  • Morbidity, mortality, and abuse
  • Prejudice and abuse
  • Rehabilitation and treatment
  • Women and abuse.

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