Family violence

Family violence

Nursing education and violence prevention, detection and intervention

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English
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Author: 
Margaret M. Ross
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National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents an overview of recent literature on the education of nurses in the area of violence prevention, detection and intervention. Includes recommendations about education services and suggests areas for future research.

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ISBN 0662315413
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Includes bibliographical references.

Relationships between family violence and homelessness: causes and consequences across the lifespan

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English
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Author: 
Henry C. Hightower
Jill Hightower
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Aware: The Newsletter of the BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines the relationships between abuse and homelessness at different stages of life. Argues that homelessness and family violence are related in many ways-each can be a cause of the other, and each can be a consequence of the other.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Running for their lives: the impact of family violence on youth homelessness

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Anna McCormick
Publisher: 
Aware: The Newsletter of the BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that family violence, physical/sexual abuse, neglect, parental control, conflictual parent-child relationships, fear of the parent, and perceived parental indifference are the leading causes of young people’s decisions to leave home. Looks at coping and subsistence strategies, including violence, substance abuse, prostitution and suicide.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Family violence and homelessness: an Aboriginal woman's perspective

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English
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Author: 
Charlotte Mearns
Publisher: 
Aware: The Newsletter of the BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that an examination of the direct correlation between family violence and the varying degrees of homelessness among Aboriginal peoples is missing.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Impact of exposure to woman abuse on children

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Looks at the psychological and emotional impacts on children exposed to violence in the home. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 13/16

Family violence and pregnancy

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Describes the impact of violence on pregnant women, as well as the correlation between increase in violence in pregnancies.

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Series 11/16

Continuation of the cycle of violence

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Explores the cycle of violence, from child to adult, and how exposure to violence as a child can influence men to become abusers.

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Series 12/16

The link between animal abuse and family violence

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Briefly explores animal abuse as a predictor of violent behaviour. Describes the needs of abused women with pets.

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Series 7/16

How abusers use children to control their partner

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Describes the ways abusers can threaten to take away, harm or kill, or use violence toward children as a way of controling their partner.

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Series 9/16

Substance abuse and family violence

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Examines the links between substance abuse and abusers, as well as victims of abuse. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 10/16
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