Clinical Handbook of Adult Exploitation and Abuse
International Universities Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Social Science - 237 pages
Intended for professionals in the fields of health, mental health, child/adult protective services, and law enforcement, who are dealing with abused and neglected adults, this organized compendium of empirically based observations will assist clinicians and practitioners in reaching a clearer understanding of victims of adult abuse, making a diagnosis, and developing a treatment plan and intervention strategy that is in the best interests of the individual.
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Adult Victims of Abuse
Clinical Theories of Adult Abuse
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