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The verbally abusive relationship : how to recognize it and how to respond

Author: Patricia Evans
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded 3rd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important, lead a happier, healthier life. In two all-new chapters, Evans reveals the Outside Stresses
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Evans
ISBN: 1440504636 9781440504631
OCLC Number: 801404771
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: 239 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Part 1 --
1: Evaluating your own experience --
2: Two kinds of power: a broad perspective --
3: Personal power: a look at reality II --
4: Abuser and the abusive relationship: a look at reality I --
5: Consequences of verbal abuse --
6: Partner's feelings --
7: Obstacles and indicators --
Part 2 --
8: Characteristics and categories of verbal abuse --
9: Anger addict --
10: Conditioning and the partner --
11: Recognition of verbal abuse and asking for change --
12: Responding with impact to verbal abuse --
13: Recovery --
14: Looking back --
15: Underlying dynamics: some reasons why --
16: Stress and verbal abuse --
17: Irrational behavior to the extreme --
18: About therapy-and for the therapist --
19: Children and verbal abuse --
Conclusion: Where do we go from here? --
Appendix: Frequently asked questions --
Bibliography --
Survey --
Index.
Responsibility: Patricia Evans.

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