Physical abuse

Physical abuse

Building bridges: linking woman abuse, substance use and mental ill health (summary report)

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English
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Author: 
Louise Godard
Jill Cory
Alexxa Abi-Jaoudé
Publisher: 
BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre
Publication Date: 
January 2008
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Identifies the need for a women-centred framework as part of the solution to improve services that support women’s safety and health. Based on research, practice and women’s narratives confirming that violence is pervasive and central to the development of substance use and mental ill health.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
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Includes bibliographic references.

SHE Framework: safety and health enhancement for women experiencing abuse

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English
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Author: 
Jill Cory
Linda Dechief
Publisher: 
BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A tool kit for health care providers and planners to conduct an audit of their practice and/or organization, by looking at the safety of women impacted by abuse. Points to the need to enhance health care for women and includes two contrasting models of care.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-0-7726-5729-9

Same-sex domestic violence: strategies for change

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Beth Leventhal
Sandra E. Lundy
Publisher: 
Sage Publications, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Thousand Oaks, CA

Examines a range of issues that confront victims of same-sex domestice violence, whether women or men, and those who offer them services.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0761903232
VIOL.L48 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Violence against women: identifying risk factors

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English
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U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Summarizes two studies that used different methodologies and samples to determine the extent to which physical and sexual abuse as a child or adolescent contribute to later abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Homelessness: immigrant women and domestic violence

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English
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Author: 
Shashi Assanand
Publisher: 
Aware: The Newsletter of the BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines the problems immigrant and refugee women face when attempting to leave a violence family situation.

Why doesn't she just leave?

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Looks at the reasons why a woman may not leave her abusive partner, as well as the long-term impacts of family violence on women.

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Series 14/16

How can you help a woman in an abusive relationship?

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Describes ways to help women in abusive relationships. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 15/16

Physical abuse

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Explains what physical abuse is and includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 5/16

8th & 8th Health Centre domestic violence/abuse screening guidelines implementation evaluation: final report

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Leslie M. Tutty
Amand C. Eisener
Publisher: 
8th & 8th Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Evaluates a pilot universal domestic violence screening protocol in place at the 8th & 8th Health Centre.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.T45 2004

Physical abuse during pregnancy

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English
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Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information on the frequency, risk factors and clinical outcomes of physical abuse during pregnancy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662363086
VIOL.P45 2004
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Includes bibliographical references.
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