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Abuse : an encyclopedia of causes, consequences, and treatments

Author: Rosemarie Skaine
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LCC, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This timely volume shows how abuse impacts every segment of society-- and how society is seeking effective ways to respond"--
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemarie Skaine
ISBN: 9781610695145 1610695143
OCLC Number: 904193036
Description: xx, 330 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Abduction, adult --
Abduction, capture and imprisonment --
Abduction, child --
Action against abuse --
Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act --
Adina's Deck --
Adopted children --
Adopted children, international --
Adoption agencies, abuse in --
Adult sexual attraction to adolescents --
AMBER alert --
Americans with Disabilities Act --
Anger --
Anger management --
Animal abuse --
Antigay Lobby --
Battered person syndrome --
Battered women shelters --
Boy Scouts, homosexual policies of --
Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act --
Brainwashing and mind control --
BULLY project --
Bullying, adult --
Bullying, child and adolescent --
Burning Bed, The --
Byrd, James, Jr. --
Capital punishment --
Center for Elders and the Courts --
Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect --
Child abandonment and neglect --
Child abuse, physical and emotional --
Child abuse, poverty and --
Child abuse, psychological and behavioral effects of --
Child abuse, sexual --
Child abuse, treatment for --
Child abuse, verbal --
Child Abuse Prevention and Enforcement Acts --
Child Abuse Prevention Association --
Child abuse reporting laws --
Child and Family Services Improvement Acts --
Child pornography --
Child protective services --
Child trafficking --
Community Action Stops Abuse --
Corporal punishment --
Cyberbullying, adult --
Cyberbullying, child and adolescent --
Cyberstalking --
Cycle of abuse --
Debbie Smith Act --
Demi and Ashton foundation --
Disabled adults --
Disabled children --
Domestic abuse --
Domestic abuse, immigrants and --
Domestic abuse, poverty and --
Domestic abuse, psychological effects of --
Duluth Model --
Eating disorders --
Elder abandonment --
Elder abuse--
Elder abuse, sexual --
Elder abuse, verbal --
Elder Abuse Victims Act --
Elder Justice Act --
Elder neglect --
Elder self-neglect --
Family Preservation and Support Services Program Act --
Feral children --
Foster Care Acts --
Foster children --
Gun violence --
Hate crimes --
Hate speech --
Hazing --
Hirsch, Lee --
Homosexuals --
Homosexuals in the military, abuse of --
Human rights --
Human trafficking --
Identity theft --
Immigrants --
Incest --
Indian Child Welfare Act --
Intercountry Adoption Act --
Interethnic Provisions of 1996 --
Intermittent Explosive Disorder --
International Cultic Studies Association --
International Justice Mission --
Internet abuse --
Internet fraud --
Internet victimization, child --
i-SAFE Foundation --
Keeping Children and Families Safe Act --
Klaas, Polly --
MaleSurvivor --
Mandatory Arrest Laws --
Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act --
Megan's Law --
Men as victims of abuse --
National Association of Social Workers --
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children --
National Center on Elder Abuse --
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence --
National Domestic Violence Hotline --
National Missing and Unidentified Persons System --
Nursing homes, abuse in --
Online dating --
Pandora's Project --
Pedophilia --
Pizzey, Erin --
Police, abuse by --
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder --
Priests, sexual abuse by --
Prisoner abuse, adult --
Prisoner abuse, juvenile --
Racism --
Rape --
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network --
Rape, date --
Rape, gender stereotypes and --
Rape, marital --
Rape, statutory --
Reproductive coercion --
Road rage --
Safe Haven Laws --
Safe House --
Same-sex relationships, violence in --
Sandusky, Jerry --
Satanic rituals, abuse in --
Sex addiction --
Sex offender --
Sex trafficking --
Sexting --
Sexual harassment --
Sexual harassment, legal ramifications of --
Sexual harassment in education --
Sexual harassment in employment --
Sexual slavery --
Shepard, Matthew --
Sibling violence and abuse --
Slavery, modern-day --
Southern Poverty Law Center --
Stalking --
Stand Your Ground Law --
Stop the Silence --
Substance abuse --
Suicide --
Tara Teng Initiative --
Telephone harassment --
Torture --
Transgender individuals --
U.S.C. Titles IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act --
Victim blaming --
Victim Empowerment Models --
Violence Against Women Act --
Walsh, John Edward --
Women in the military, Abuse of --
Workplace violence --
YWCA Abuse Services.
Responsibility: Rosemarie Skaine, editor.

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