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Bonded to the abuser : how victims make sense of childhood abuse

Author: Amy J L Baker; Mel Schneiderman
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Tens of thousands of children are removed from home each year due to some form of child maltreatment, usually physical neglect, physical abuse, or sexual abuse, although sometimes for emotional abuse as well. An additional significant number of children are victims of child maltreatment but remain in their home. Extensive research reveals the far reaching and long lasting negative impact of maltreatment on child  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy J L Baker; Mel Schneiderman
ISBN: 9781442236905 1442236906
OCLC Number: 895030515
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: ix, 175 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Stories of physical abuse --
Making meaning of physical abuse --
Stories of sexual abuse --
Making meaning of sexual abuse --
Stories of emotional abuse --
Making meaning of emotional abuse --
Stories of emotional neglect --
Making meaning of emotional neglect --
Stories of physical neglect --
Making meaning of physical neglect --
Moving forward.
Responsibility: Amy J.L. Baker and Mel Scneiderman.


Child abuse is crushing and may lead to a lifetime of negative outcomes, including poor health, and mental illness. More wrenching is the bond victims often form with their abusers, one so strong  Read more...


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Baker and Schneiderman are both leaders in research on child abuse and parental alienation. Here they examine published memoirs and stories of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, Read more...

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