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0415953251
Paperback:It's my life now, starting over after an abusive relationship or domestic violence:2006:2nd ed
Author: Dugan, Meg Kennedy
Author: Hock, Roger R.
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 2nd ed
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
Note: No further information has been provided for this title. Previous ed.: 2000
272p, 2 illustrations (pbk)
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1907585451
Paperback:A safe place for Rufus:[2012]
Author: Seeney, Jill
Artist: Fuller, Rachel
Author: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering,
Year: [2012]
Language: English
Interest category: Picture booksPicture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: Rufus the cat lives with a family who looks after him, feeds him and gives him lots of cuddles. He feels happy and safe, especially when he is lying on his favourite cushion. But he didn't always feel this way. The family that Rufus used to live with were not kind to him at all and he struggles to escape from his bad memories. Ages 5 - 12
16 pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 23 cm + 1 booklet (pbk)
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0552556130
Paperback:Lola Rose:2007
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, it starts off as an adventure. They slip out at night, go up to London and stay in a hotel, and even make up false identities. When the money runs out and reality bites, is it still a game they should play? Teenage
287 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0552558311
Paperback:Cookie:2009
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: Beauty Cookson is no beauty - she's a plain girl, surrounded by super-confident, snooty girls at school. But worse than the teasing in the playground is her father's temper. Eventually, after an unbearable birthday party and a very real fear that Dad's temper is out of control, Mum and Beauty run away. Ages 5 - 12
319 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1557987017
Paperback:A terrible thing happened
Author: Holmes, Margaret M
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: American Psychological Assoc
Resource type: Physical
Paperback
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184905424X
Hardback:How are you feeling today baby bear?, exploring big feelings after living in a stormy home:2014
Author: Evans, Jane
Artist: Jackson, Laurence, (Illustrator)
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: A gentle story to help children aged 18 months to 6 years who have lived with violence in their home. Baby Bear lives in a home with the Big Bears and loves to chase butterflies and make mud pies - they make Baby Bear's tummy fill with sunshine. Then, one night, Baby Bear hears a big storm downstairs in the house and in the morning. Baby Bear's tummy starts to feel grey and rainy. How will such a small bear cope with these big new feelings? Pre-School
26 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 22 cm (hbk)
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S012730151
Paperback:Why does he do that?, inside the minds of angry and controlling men:2003
Author: Bancroft, Lundy
Year: 2003
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Berkley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles This volume offers women guidelines on how to improve and survive an abusive relationship, discussing various types of abusive men, analysing societal myths surrounding abuse, and answering questions about the warning signs of abuse. General adult
xxiii, 408 p. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0091884322
Paperback:Power and control, why charming men can make dangerous lovers:2002:[New ed.]
Author: Horley, Sandra
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: Vermilion
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this book, the author draws on over 20 years supporting abused women to provide an insight into the reality behind the mask of the charming man. Her aim is to show women who are victims of domestic violence that they are not alone. General adult
xvi, 253p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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074595135X
Paperback:Breaking the chains of abuse, a practical guide:2006
Author: Atkinson, Sue
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Lion
Resource type: Physical
Note: Sue Atkinson, author of the highly acclaimed 'Climbing Out of Depression' and 'Building Self-Esteem', turns her attention to the subject of sexual and emotional abuse. Writing from her own experience, she gets alongside survivors to offer hope and guidance. General adult
223 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1843109611
Paperback:Rebuilding lives after domestic violence, understanding long-term outcomes:2010
Author: Abrahams, Hilary
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: This text examines in-depth the long-term outcomes for women who have suffered domestic violence and abuse, based on interviews conducted over seven years. Through these interviews the author reveals the factors which help or hinder a successful transition from abusive relationship to independent living. Tertiary
208 p. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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147111466X
Paperback:Out of the darkness:2012
Author: Nash, Tina
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tina Nash, who was blinded by former partner Shane Jenkin in April 2011, and who survived domestic violence on a shocking scale, tells her full story. General adult
viii, 273 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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S012777044
Paperback:Cry of the nightbird, writers against domestic violence:2014
Author: Wing, Michelle
Author: Hutchinson, Ann
Author: Farrell, Kate
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Wolfsinger Publications
Resource type: Physical
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S012732464
Paperback:Helping her get free:2006
Author: Brewster, Susan
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Seal
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previously titled 'To be an anchor in the storm' Published outside the British Isles A practical guide for people who want to assist a friend or loved one in her struggle to escape an abusive relationship, this title teaches readers how to recognize the signs of abuse, handle negative feelings, become an effective advocate, deal with the abuser, and more. General adult
220 p. ; 21 cm (pbk)
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S012732466
Paperback:But he'll change, ending the thinking that keeps you in abusive relationships:2010
Author: Hunter, Joanna V.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hazelden
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles In this compassionate book written for victims of domestic violence, Joanna Hunter helps women face, head on, the excuses they tell themselves that keep them in abusive relationships. With each self-defeating message addressed in this book offers counter messages designed to help women build strength and hope. General adult
240 p. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0552158631
Paperback:Crazy love, a memoir:c2009
Author: Steiner, Leslie Morgan
Year: c2009
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Leslie met her husband, Conor, she felt she'd met the man of her dreams. He made her feel loved and cherished. But it wasn't long before his abrupt, violent mood swings left her deeply troubled. As the violence escalated, she became trapped in a world of terror. General adult
338 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0955181615
Paperback:Shackles, Overcoming Domestic Abuse - A Modern Day Taboo:2008
Author: Cohen, Malaika
Author: Yeoman, Carole
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Canaan Press
Resource type: Physical
280 (Pbk)
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1843104237
Paperback:Talking about domestic abuse, a photo activity workbook to develop communication between mothers and young people:2006
Author: Humphreys, Catherine
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Talking About Domestic Abuse' is an activity pack for children of 9 years and above and adolescents where families have experienced domestic abuse, to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. General adult
112 p., ill. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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S012730042
Paperback:Policing domestic violence:2008
Author: Richards, Laura
Author: Letchford, Simon
Author: Stratton, Sharon
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: This practical guide to policing domestic violence outlines approaches to identify victims early and target offenders through the use of intelligence. The powers available to police, including practical measures to protect victims, are outlined and supported by case studies and checklists. Tertiary
Title series: Blackstone's practical policing
xxiii, 335 p., ill. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1843105098
Paperback:Working with adult abuse, a training manual for people working with vulnerable adults:2007
Author: Pritchard, Jacki
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: A comprehensive manual for trainers of those working with vulnerable adults, this book covers various aspects of adult abuse cases, from the recognition of adult abuse, whether in the community or within an institution, through to the investigation, case conference and risk assessment stages. Professional (including technical, vocational)
400 p. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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1843101025
Paperback:Support groups for older people who have been abused, beyond existing:2003
Author: Pritchard, Jacki
Year: 2003
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: This thought-provoking book shows how support groups for victims of elder abuse provide invaluable opportunities for the voices of older people to be heard. It provides clear guidelines about who can benefit from group work and how survivors can heal and work together. Professional (including technical, vocational)
112 p. (pbk)
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S012732463
Paperback:Surviving domestic violence, voices of women who broke free:2004
Author: Weiss, Elaine
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Volcano Press
Resource type: Physical
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1843104229
Paperback:Talking to my mum, a picture workbook for workers, mothers and children affected by domestic abuse:2006
Author: Humphreys, Catherine
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Based on the authors' work with families who have experienced domestic abuse, this pack is suitable for 5-8-year-olds, helping them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. It includes illustrated worksheets, featuring animal characters who encourage the young readers to explore a range of memories. General adult
112 p., ill. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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S012730035
Paperback:Abused men, the hidden side of domestic violence:2009:2nd ed
Author: Cook, Philip W.
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 2nd ed
Publisher: Praeger
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles This title includes up-to-date surveys on the increasing domestic violence against men by both female and male partners, spouses and lovers and features personal interviews as well as cases drawn from headlines of media covering celebrities, politicians, and other public figures. Tertiary
260 p., ill. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1847090044
Paperback:Overcoming emotional abuse, survive and heal:2007
Author: Elliot-Wright, Susan
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Sheldon
Resource type: Physical
Note: Susan Elliot-Wright explores the nature of non-physical abuse, and what can be done to break the cycle. As well as offering emotional support, this title also looks at the practicalities that may be involved, for example if a victim needs to consult a solicitor or gain access to benefits. General adult
Title series: Overcoming common problems series
xv, 112 p. ; 22 cm (pbk)
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S012730032
Paperback:The female circumcision controversy, an anthropological perspective:2000
Author: Gruenbaum, Ellen
Year: 2000
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Resource type: Physical
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