ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence by Susan Bewley, Jan Welch

By Susan Bewley, Jan Welch

ABC of household and Sexual Violence is a pragmatic advisor for all healthiness care execs who're taking care of abused contributors (whether knowingly or now not) and who desire to examine extra so one can support their sufferers. It employs a good and fingers on procedure, emphasising basic background taking abilities and scientific ‘tips’ and pitfalls to assist demystify what's frequently thought of a delicate or tricky topic area.
This new ABC name covers history and epidemiology, together with: overseas and cultural views, universal displays, tips to establish abuse, and information on next acute and longer-term clinical and psychosocial interventions. It presents suggestions on criminal views together with documentation and resources of support and suggestion. whereas focusing commonly on ladies, it is going to additionally conceal facets when it comes to young children and males. It additionally comprises sufferer stories and case situations throughout.
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Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 84(9), 739–744. org/C1UQRGBCE0 (last accessed 12 February 2014). html. html (last accessed 12 February 2014). Chapter 2 ‘Culture’ and Violence Marai Larasi Imkaan, UK OVERVIEW Some manifestations of violence may disproportionately affect women and girls from particular social groups. Despite this, it is important that this violence is not defined simply as ‘cultural’ Generalisation and stereotyping risk losing the unique experiences, humanity and stories of individuals and marginalised groups The language and perception of ‘culture’ are constantly changing; here the single quote marks and italics are used to say ‘this is a loose term – use with care’ By unpicking the everyday assumptions we all make, this chapter encourages a more nuanced approach to the subject of interpersonal violence for the health sector Doctors have a duty to work in the individual patient's best interest, so they must work to overcome their own prejudices as these may get in the way of accurate diagnosis and compassionate communication What is ‘culture’?

DNLM: 1. Domestic Violence. 2. Sex Offenses. 3. Battered Women. 4. Crime Victims. 85′822–dc23 2013044785 A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Wiley also publishes its books in a variety of electronic formats. Some content that appears in print may not be available in electronic books. Cover image: Photograph by Jade Turnbull, Copyright© 2014, Jade Photography Cover Design by Andy Meaden. 1 2014 Contributors Gwen Adshead Forensic Psychiatry Southern Health Foundation Trust UK Rasha Al Dabaan Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics King Saud University, College of Dentistry Saudi Arabia Loraine J.

2008) Coming back from the bush. pdf (last accessed 12 February 2014); winner of the African Studies Centre/Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa NiZa Africa Thesis Award 2007. Chapter 3 Domestic Violence and Abuse Fiona Duxbury General Practice, Oxford, UK OVERVIEW This chapter uses the Duluth model to help understand who is at risk of domestic violence and abuse (DVA), and why The chapter explores risk assessment, health impact and myths about DVA Research illustrates that DVA is an expression of a flawed relationship in that the exercise of power and control over another overrides mutual respect and compassion Anyone can experience DVA, but certain categories of individuals are at greater risk Experiences vary widely from mild to severe, even to death; two women per week are murdered in the UK by their partner or ex-partner Gender Although mens are also abused, generally there is a strong relationship between DVA and female gender.

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