Women and Victimization
Contributing Factors, Interventions, and Implications
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Women and Victimization by T. K. Logan
Book DescriptionViolence against women has been studied in thousands of research articles and books across multiple disciplines. The extraordinary range of subtopics alone makes it difficult for clinicians, teachers, and researchers to form a coherent picture of the phenomena. ""Women and Victimization: Contributing Factors, Interventions, and Implications"" is the first book to comprehensively examine and integrate a vast and diverse literature base, drawing from divergent findings to reveal a picture of complexity and of intertwining risk and resilience factors. Why do some women develop serious mental health problems after victimization, like PTSD or depression, whereas others survive seemingly unscathed? Is depression in women a risk factor for victimization and substance abuse, or an outcome? In this definitive book, TK Logan, Robert Walker, Carol E. Jordan, and Carl G. Leukefeld provide a critical literature review, integrating and analyzing the widespread research on violence and victimization, mental health, and substance use among adult women. ""Women and Victimization"" will be an excellent resource for doctoral dissertations in any of the three major fields covered: adult (female) victimization, substance abuse among women, and mental health issues for women. Readers who work in any of these fields will find this a provocative and indispensable resource.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591473169
(262mm x 187mm x 24mm)
Imprint: American Psychological Association
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author T. K. Logan
Partner Stalking, Hardback (February 2006)
Examines multiple aspects of partner stalking from the victim's perspective. This work presents the research as well as firsthand accounts of women who have survived partner stalking.
Intimate Partner Violence, Paperback (July 2004)» View all books by T. K. Logan
Synthesizes the clinical and research literature on victims, offenders, and child witnesses, and uses empirical evidence to provide clinicians with guidance for providing care in these cases. This training manual discusses the clinical, legal, and ethical complexities that violence against women brings to the mental health practice environment.
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