This work translates research into practice by examining the intersection of family violence and health. It looks at the healthcare needs of people who have experienced abuse and subsequently have related chronic diseases and conditions. It summarizes research and clinical cases and offers practical suggestions to the psychologists and other healthcare providers working in a variety of settings. Chapters address the implications for clinical practice as well as review relevant studies and provide additional resources. Also, the special needs of children with disabilities, elders, and women are discussed.
Family Violence As A Health Issue, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett; The Spectrum Of Victimization And The Implications For Health, Sherry L. Hamby; Screening For Family Violence With Perioperative Clients, Debra Pilling Hastings And Glenda Kaufman Kantor; Domestic Violence Interventions With Women Of Colour - Intersection Of Victimization And Cultural Diversity, Catherine Koverola And Subadra Panchandeswaran; Why Healthcare Professionals Are Reluctant To Intervene In Cases Of Ongoing Domestic Abuse, L. Kevin Hamberger And Darshana Patel; Adverse Childhood Experiences And Health-Related Quality Of Life As An Adult, Valerie J. Edwards Et Al; The Victimization Of Children With Disabilities, Liza Little; Elder Abuse - Clinical Assessment And Obligation To Report, L. Rene Bergeron; The Healthcare Needs Of Abuse Survivors At Midlife And Beyond, Jane Rysberg; Links Between Traumatic Family Violence And Chronic Pain - Biopsychosocial Pathways And Treatment Implications, Mary W. Meagher; Victimiztion And Health Risk Behaviours - Implications For Prevention Programs, Joanne L. Davis Et Al. (Part Contents).