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Violence in America : a public health approach

Author: Mark L Rosenberg; Mary Ann Fenley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The USA is said to be a violent nation. Historically, violence and infectious disease have been the two leading causes of premature death, yet until recently the field of public health has given little attention to violent behaviour. This book presents the first full epidemiological picture of violence in American society. The aim of this volume is to draw together what is known about violence in our society, and to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Violence in America.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(DLC) 90014341
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Rosenberg; Mary Ann Fenley
ISBN: 1423736931 9781423736936 1601297734 9781601297730 9780195064377 0195064372 1280524960 9781280524967
OCLC Number: 228118386
Notes: Consists of the revised papers from the Surgeon General's Workshop on Violence and Public Health, held Oct. 27-29, 1985 Leesburg, Va.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 199 pages)
Contents: Assaultive violence / Mark L. Rosenberg and James A. Mercy --
Child abuse / Eli H. Newberger --
Child sexual abuse / David Finkelhor --
Rape and sexual assault / Judith M. Von, Dean G. Kilpatrick, Ann W. Burgess, and Carol R. Hartman --
Spouse abuse / Evan Stark and Anne H. Flitcraft --
Violence against the elderly / Karl Pillemer and Susan Frankel --
Suicide / Patrick W. O'Carroll, Mark L. Rosenberg and James A. Mercy.
Responsibility: edited by Mark L. Rosenberg, Mary Ann Fenley.
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Aims to draw together what is known about violence in US society, and to lead the way towards involving health professionals in education, prevention and intervention. For a number of topics, it  Read more...

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