ABC of domestic and sexual violence / edited by Susan Bewley, Women's Health Academic Centre, King's College London, UK, Jan Welch, Caldecot Centre, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK and South Thames Foundation School, UK.

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"ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is a practical guide for all health care professionals who are looking after abused individuals (whether knowingly or not) and who wish to learn more in order to help their patients. It employs a positive and practical approach, emphasising simple history taking skills and clinical 'tips' and pitfalls to help demystify what is often considered a "sensitive" or "difficult" subject area"--Provided by publisher.


Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

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xi, 119 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


Machine generated contents note: List of Contributors Foreword Professor Sir George Alberti Introduction Susan Bewley, Jan Welch 1. The epidemiology of Gender Based Violence Gene Feder and Emma Howarth 2. 'Culture' and violence Marai Larasai 3. Domestic violence and abuse Fiona Duxbury 4. The impact of trauma Gwen Adshead 5. Children Andrea Goddard 6. Sexual assault of men and boys Michael King 7. Identifying domestic violence and abuse Alex Sohal and Medina Johnson 8. Community based responses Nicole Biros 9. Sources of referral and support for domestic violence Jackie Barron 10. Perpetrators Jo Todd and Colin Fitzgerald Common Presentations By Different Settings And Specialty Areas 11. Domestic Violence in General Practice Emmeline H. Brew-Graves 12. Emergency Medicine Lindsay Stevens 13. The Dental Team Tim Newton and Rasha Al Dabaan 14. Elder Abuse Finbarr C. Martin 15. Mental health services Louise Howard and Eleanor Turner-Moss 16. Women's, Reproductive and Sexual Health services Maureen Dalton 17. Female Genital Mutilation Sarah M. Creighton 18. Rape and sexual assault -- what to consider first Catherine White 19. Rape and sexual assault -- medical and psychosocial care Karen Rogstad and Hannah Loftus 20. Documenting in the notes Ali Mears 21. Law and prosecuting practice in relation to serious sexual assaults and domestic violence Wendy Cottee 22. Writing a statement as a professional witness Bernadette Butler 23. Going to court Bernadette Butler 24. Violation of professional boundaries Fiona Subotsky 25. Moving forward: Developing Care Pathways within the Health Service Loraine Bacchus 26. Moving forward to pursue a career and implement better services Maureen Dalton Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Index.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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