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Title Empowering survivors of abuse : health care for battered women and their children / Jacquelyn C. Campbell, editor.

Publication Info. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1998]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.85822 E55E    Check Shelf
Description xii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Sage series on violence against women ; v. 10
Sage series on violence against women ; v. 10.
Note "AWHONN; Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-317) and index.
Contents I. System change : policy and professional education. Making the health care system an empowerment zone for battered women : health consequences, policy recommendations, introduction, and overview -- Health care-based programs for domestic violence survivors -- Domestic violence : reconsideration of ethical issues in the health care system -- Woman abuse : educational strategies to change nursing practice. II. Dynamics of domestic violence. Exploration of women's
identity : clinical approaches with abused women -- What helped most in leaving spouse abuse : implications for interventions. III. Abuse and pregnancy. The dynamics of battering during pregnancy : women's explanations of why -- Risk factors for femicide among pregnant and nonpregnant battered women -- Stress related to domestic violence during pregnancy and infant birth weight -- Nursing interventions for abused women on obstetrical units. IV. Children and adolescents.
Helping battered women take care of their children -- Diverging realities : abused women and their children -- The struggles of runaway youth : violence and abuse. V. Clinical applications and interventions. Changing women's lives : the primary prevention of violence against women -- Screening for abuse in the clinical setting -- The abuse assessment screen : a clinical instrument to measure frequency, severity, and perpetrator of abuse against women -- Assessing
physical and nonphysical abuse against women in a hospital setting -- Domestic violence : a practical guide to the use of forensic evaluation in clinical examination and documentation of injuries. VI. Culturally specific clinical interventions. Providing effective interventions for African American battered women : Afrocentric perspectives -- Clinical interventions with Native American battered women -- Intervening with battered Hispanic pregnant women -- Clinical
interventions with battered migrant farm worker women -- Issues in providing care for rural battered women.
Subject Women -- Abuse of -- Prevention.
Abused women -- Health aspects.
Child abuse -- Prevention.
Victims of family violence -- Care.
Pregnant women -- Abuse of -- Prevention.
Abused women -- Cross-cultural studies.
Abused women -- Services for.
Battered Women.
Child Abuse -- prevention & control.
Women's Health Services.
Added Author Campbell, Jacquelyn.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses.
ISBN 0761911219 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0761911227 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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