Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-250) and index.
Early life trauma and the psychogenesis and prevention of violence -- Violence in children --- THe kick of life -- Violence and babies -- Non-retaliation: surviving a violent 5-year old -- A little boy left alone -- Neutralizing terror -- Finding abused children's voices: junior-school living nightmares.
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This book explores various aspects of violence and the attendant emotional, psychological, biological and social features that may be found to accompany these states in children. It highlights the importance of prevention and early intervention and the implicit use of therapy to help children who are in these vulnerable and dangerous states of mind and body. Interdisciplinary research is also advocated as a research tool to help us to obtain as complete an understanding as possible of violence and it's vicissitudes in children.