The Family--Where Violence Begins, Recognizing and Stopping It

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iUniverse, Mar 8, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 144 pages
If you are trapped in a cycle of violence this book will help you recognize your patterns of abuse and free yourself. In her book, The Family-Where Violence Begins, Recognizing and Stopping It Rainee Winkler LCSW discusses:
  • What constitutes emotional, physical and sexual abuse
  • How to break the cycle of abuse
  • Why abuse leads to violence
  • How childhood experiences affect relationships and perceptions
  • Where to find community resources
  • How patterns of violence are intergenerational and how to avoid handing them down to the next generation
  • How social denial has continued to perpetuate violence
  • Why social denial must be countered

Rainee Winkler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing since 1980, specializing in trauma, domestic violence and child abuse. Her concern with the escalating patterns of violence has been the propelling force behind writing, The Family-Where Violence Begins, Recognizing and Stopping It.

 

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Contents

NEUROLOGICAL RESPONSES
12
EMOTIONAL ABUSE
20
PHYSICAL ABUSE
34
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
54
THE BATTERING CYCLE
63
WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
94
VIOLENCE AMONGST YOUTHS
105
MANAGED CARE AND MENTAL
116
BIBLIOGRAPHY
123
Index
129
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