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Authors: Sonya B. Norman, Kendall C. Wilkins, Kimberly Baeressen, Steven R. Thorp, Regina Huelsenbeck, Erin Grimes, Carie Rodgers, Carolyn Allard (University of California, San Diego, CA) 
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As many as 1/3 of women in the general population and 50% of women seen in primary care experience abuse by an intimate partner during adulthood. The consequences of having experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) are quite alarming. Female IPV victims represent one of the largest traumatized populations in the United States. More than 60% of women who present to domestic violence shelters meet criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder. Alcohol use among female victims of IPV is common in the form of heavy, moderate or episodic drinking and appears to be both an outcome of and a risk factor for trauma. This book reviews the problems commonly associated with IPV, psychosocial treatments designed to help IPV victims, and research regarding the relationship between drinking and IPV. (Imprint: Novinka)



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Table of Contents:
Introduction, pp. 1-2

Chapter 1. Prevalence of Social Drinking and Alcohol Problems Associated with IPV, pp. 3-4

Chapter 2. The Role of Alcohol in IPV, pp. 5-6

Chapter 3. Physical, Emotional, and Functional Sequelae Associated with IPV, pp. 7-11

Chapter 4. Interventions, pp. 13-25

Chapter 5. Recommendations and Future Directions, pp. 27-30

Conclusion, pp. 31-32

References, pp. 33-46

Index

   Series:
      Women's Issues
      Substance Abuse Assessment, Interventions and Treatment
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 52.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-332-6
   Status: AV
  
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