Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse


Charles R. Bennett (Editor)

Series: Domestic Violence and Abuse
BISAC: SOC051000

This book contains six selected chapters on domestic and sexual violence and abuse. Chapter One evaluates psychomotor intervention in intimate partner violence, focusing on empirical support for preventive and therapeutic approaches. Chapter Two examines sexual assault in the military, seeking the risk factors and root causes of the issue. Chapter Three reviews the influence of abuse on obesity and metabolic pathologies associated with neglect of feeding in adolescents. Chapter Four looks at mindfulness and meditation-based interventions for intimate partner violence. Chapter Six examines child sexual abuse and the Sustainable Development Goals by exploring gender dynamics among adolescents in Ajegunle communities in Ikorodu, Lagos.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Psychomotor Intervention in Intimate Partner Violence: Empirical Support  for Preventive and Therapeutic Approaches
José Marmeleira1,2, PhD, Joana Machorrinho1,2, MS, Graça D. Santos1,2, PhD and Guida Veiga1,2, PhD
1Comprehensive Health Research Centre, University of Évora, Évora, Portugal.
2Department of Sports and Health, School of Health and Human Development, University of Évora, Évora, Portugal

Chapter 2. Sexual Assault in the Military:  Risk Factors and Root Causes
Maureen C. Kenny, PhD, and Kevin Ortiz-Diaz
Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA

Chapter 3. The Influence of Abuse on Obesity and Metabolic Pathologies Associated with Neglect of Feeding in Adolescents
Gerardo Fernández1, Carolina Arráiz de Fernández2, Lizette Elena Leiva Suero3, Graciela Quishpe2, José Herrera-López4 and Gerardo Fernández Arráiz5
1Research Professor of the Nursing Career of the Research and Development Department, Operative Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Research and Development Directorate (DIDE), Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador
2Research Professor of Nursing Career, Operational Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Research and Development Directorate (DIDE), Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador
3Director of Research and Development, Professor and Senior Researcher of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Medicine Career, Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador
4Coordinator of the Nursing Career, Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador
5Medical Career Faculty of Health Sciences, Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador

Chapter 4. Mindfulness and Meditation-Based Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence
Alicia N. Torres, Alana R. Gallagher and Matthew M. Yalch
Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Chapter 5. Intimate Partner Violence:  Effects of Race on Protective Orders
Alexandria P. Winstead1, BA,  Margaret C. Stevenson2, PhD,  and Stephanie D. Block1, PhD
1Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell,  Massachusetts, USA
2Department of Psychology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA

Chapter 6. Child Sexual Abuse and the SDGs:  Exploring Gender Dynamics among Adolescents in Ajegunle Community in Ikorodu, Lagos State
Olusolami Bamidele Okunlola1, Elizabeth Ibukunoluwa Olowookere2, and Dare Ojo Omonijo3
1Department of Psychology, Covenant University, Ota, Southwest Nigeria
2Department of Psychology, University of Lagos, Akoka, Southwest Nigeria
3Department of Sociology, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Southwest Nigeria


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