This Handbook provides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding the topic of domestic violence, and also offers practical advice on possible interventions. Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers:
- the causes and consequences of domestic violence
- personal and professional issues for the practitioner
- domestic violence and the law
- the process of effective intervention
- interventions in specific health care settings
- interventions where children are involved
- multi-agency approaches
- education and training.
Taking an evidence-based approach to practical problems, Domestic Violence is an invaluable resource for nurses, doctors and other health practitioners who deal with the consequences of domestic violence in their daily work.
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