Forensic Psychology of Spousal Violence

Forensic Psychology of Spousal Violence

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Exploring the dynamics between victim and offender is paramount to answering important issues of character and vital for forensic research. This involves examining the role of the victim during and after victimization; this process is especially important for spousal violence because of the interactive process between the victim and the offender.
Forensic Psychology of Spousal Violence covers the phenomenon of spousal violence and its different forms, discussing the consequences of abuse, providing research tips to be used in the field, including relevant case studies and much more. The innovative approach of this text fills a void in the current understanding of spousal violence.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 520g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128035331
  • 9780128035337
  • 1,771,955

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Phenomenon of Marital Violence
Chapter 2: Statistic Data on Marital Violence
Chapter 3: The Different Forms of Marital Violence
Chapter 4: Consequence of abuse
Chapter 5: Characterization of Victims of Marital Violence
Chapter 6: Marital Homicide
Chapter 7: Explanatory Models of Marital Violence
Chapter 8: Brief Considerations Relating to Interventions on Marital Violence
Chapter 9: Research Tips in the field of Marital Violence
Chapter 10: Reality / Case Studies
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About Mauro Paulino

Mauro Paulino is currently a coordinator at Mind, Institute of Clinical and Forensic Psychology (Lisbon, Portugal). He is also a forensic psychologist consultant at the Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal e Ciencias Forenses, I.P. (Gabinete Medico-Legal e Forense Peninsula Setubal) and a Clinical Director of Pelo Sonho - Cooperativa de Solidariedade Social, supervising shelter and care center for victims of spousal violence. Mauro received his Master degree in Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences at the University of Lisbon, School of Medicine completing his research in the field of spousal violence. He is an author and coordinator of several books and is a guest lecturer at various national and international universities and training session on spousal violence.
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