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0340898844
Hardback:Silent sisters:2006
Author: Tomlin, Jenny
Author: Challinor, Kim
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Resource type: Physical
Note: The best-selling author of 'Behind Closed Doors' tells, along with her sister Kim, the shocking story of her abusive marriage, Kim's teenage pregnancy and the supportive relationship between them that helped them survive.
240p, ill. ; 220mm (hbk)
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0340943483
Hardback:Unbroken spirit, how a young Muslim refused to be enslaved by her culture:2007
Author: Riley, Ferzanna
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the true story of Ferzanna Riley, a Pakistani Muslim who could not be broken, despite an abusive family and their extreme efforts to enslave her. General adult
xiv, 284 p. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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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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0954868501
Paperback:Life, soul and survival, women's writing from the heart of experience:2004
Author: Sharp, Evlynn
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Surrey Women's Aid
Resource type: Physical
Note: An anthology of poetry and prose produced through Surrey Women's Aid's 'Life and Soul' creative writing project, in which women describe their experiences of domestic abuse.
44p, ill. ; 300mm (pbk)
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1471129489
Paperback:The refuge, my journey to the safe house for battered women:2014
Author: Smith, Jenny
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Resource type: Physical
Note: Until 1971, female victims of domestic violence were expected to 'kiss and make up' with their husbands, hide their black eyes and bruises, and bear the shame that somehow their partners' brutality was their fault. Chiswick Women's Aid was Europe's first ever refuge for what were then called 'battered women', and Jenny Smith was one of the first females who bravely made their way to this much-needed safe house. Desperate, and in fear for her life and the welfare of her two small children, Jenny had fled her dangerously schizophrenic partner, carrying only a few possessions. This book tells her story. General adult
viii, 309 pages ; 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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1843101920
Paperback:Can you read me?, creative writing with child and adult victims of abuse:2004
Author: Pritchard, Jacki
Author: Sainsbury, Eric
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
192 (Pbk)
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1843104318
Paperback:Supporting women after domestic violence, loss, trauma and recovery:2007
Author: Abrahams, Hilary
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Drawing on the direct experiences of women who have encountered domestic violence, this book sets out to explore the complex practical and emotional support they need. It will be a key resource for those working within women's refuges, as well as social workers, counsellors, psychotherapists and mental health professionals. Professional (including technical, vocational)
156 p. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1905379048
Paperback:In fear of her life, the true story of a violent marriage:2006
Author: Smith, Frances
Author: McCafferty, Erin
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Maverick House
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the true story of a woman who fought back against twenty-two years of domestic violence. Frances Smith's story is told with brutal honesty and, at times, humour. She chronicles her descent to the brink of suicide and the consequent rebuilding of her life.
288p (pbk)
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1861681054
Paperback:Dealing with domestic violence:1999
Author: Donnellan, Craig
Year: 1999
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Independent Educ
Resource type: Physical
Title series: Issues
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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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S012777045
Paperback:Let me love you through it, the inspiring true stories of victims becoming survivors of domestic violence:2014
Author: Hoagland, Amberlee
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Amberlee Hoagland
Resource type: Physical
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S012777046
Paperback:Know to go, surviving domestic abuse:2014
Author: Ayling, E J
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: E J Ayling
Resource type: Physical
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S012730041
Paperback:Mothering through domestic violence:2006
Author: Radford, Lorraine
Author: Hester, Marianne
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Mothering Through Domestic Violence' reveals how undermiming mothering plays a key role in locking women into abusive relationships and exacerbating the damage done by domestic violence. Case studies are used to explore key issues that should be considered during assessment and planning. Tertiary
176 p., ill. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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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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1861684428
Paperback:Domestic abuse:2008
Author: Firth, Lisa
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Independence
Resource type: Physical
Note: Domestic abuse affects over 350,000 people in England and Wales alone, but many myths still surround the issue. Some people do not realise that abuse does not mean only physical violence but can be verbal and emotional as well. This book looks at the impact of hidden domestic abuse on individuals and society. Secondary
Title series: Issues
48 p. ; 29 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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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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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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S012730040
Paperback:The Freedom Programme home study course:2010
Author: Craven, Pat
Author: Craven, Pat
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Freedom
Resource type: Physical
Note: General adult
65 p. ; 21 cm (pbk)
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0471740594
Paperback:Breaking the cycle of abuse, how to move beyond your past to create an abuse-free future:2005
Author: Engel, Beverly
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 'Breaking the Cycle of Abuse', Beverly Engel presents all-new action steps to help people recover and end the cycle of abuse. Offering her own personal story of abuse and abusive behaviour as well as the stories of many others, she offers support, hope and compassion. Originally published: 2004
288p (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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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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