Recognizing Violence

Healing Invisible Wounds: Paths to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780826516411
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Published: Vanderbilt University Press - December 29th, 2008

In these personal reflections on his thirty years of clinical work with victims of genocide, torture, and abuse in the United States, Cambodia, Bosnia, and other parts of the world, Richard Mollica describes the surprising capacity of traumatized people to heal themselves.

The Unsayable: The Hidden Language of Trauma Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812971668
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 31st, 2007

In her twenty years as a clinical psychologist, Annie Rogers has learned to understand the silent language of girls who will not-who cannot-speak about devastating sexual trauma. Abuse too painful to put into words does have a language, though, a language of coded signs and symptoms that conventional therapy fails to understand.

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others (BK Life) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781576759448
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - May 1st, 2009

A longtime trauma worker, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll taken on those working to make the world a better place. We may feel tired, cynical, or numb or like we can never do enough.

I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572240582
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - November 1st, 1996

In this ground-breaking book, Dr. Matsakis explains that post-traumatic stress disorder affects not just soldiers, but also suruvivors of many other types of trauma including:

The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities Cover Image
ISBN: 9780896087941
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Published: South End Press - May 24th, 2011

Breaking a dangerous silence, this highly anticipated collection needs to be read by all activists” (Feminist Review).

Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets Cover Image
ISBN: 9781558616691
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Published: Feminist Press - April 12th, 2011

At every stage of education, sexual harassment is common, and often considered a rite of passage for young people. It's not unusual for a girl to hear "Hey, Shorty " on a daily basis, as she walks down the hall or comes into the school yard, followed by a sexual innuendo, insult, come-on, or assault.

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness Cover Image
By Peter A. Levine, Gabor Mate (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781556439438
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 28th, 2010

**Unraveling Trauma in the Body, Brain and Mind--a Revolution in Treatment**

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes: Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing; Infancy Through Adolescence Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556436307
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 1st, 2007

An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing childhood trauma, from infancy through adolescence--what parents, educators, and health professionals can do.

The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780471454038
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Published: Wiley - August 13th, 2003

"Engel doesn't just describe-she shows us the way out."
-Susan Forward, author of Emotional Blackmail Praise for the emotionally abusive relationship

The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself (Fawcett Book) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780449906446
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 1992

If you feel unfairly criticized, controlled by others, or are afraid of being lonely, you could be suffering from emotional abuse. Now there is help in this compassionate sourcebook. Bevery Engel, a marriage, family, and child therapist, guides you through a step-by-step recovery process to help you heal the damage done in the past.

Coercive Control: The Entrapment of Women in Personal Life (Interpersonal Violence) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780195384048
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 1st, 2009

One of the most important books ever written on domestic violence, Coercive Control breaks through entrenched views of physical abuse that have ultimately failed to protect women.

Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Life Cover Image
By Jasmin Lee Cori, Robert Scaer (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781600940613
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Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - December 1st, 2007

While there are many different approaches to healing trauma, few offer a wide range of perspectives and options.

Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology Cover Image
ISBN: 9780896087620
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Published: South End Press - August 1st, 2006

The Color of Violence radically expands our understandings about violence against women, and how to end it.

Beauty Bites Beast: Awakening the Warrior Within Women and Girls Cover Image
ISBN: 9780971144705
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Published: B3 Books - June 5th, 2001

Beauty Bites Beast is not a "how-to" book. It is a "how-come" book every woman and girl needs to know "how-to" defend themselves. They, like all the females of other species in the world, are capable of defending themselves and their loved ones-- if they learn how. It i not the female's size, it is her culturally induced ignorance that makes her think she is helpless. Beauty Bites Beast is a clarion call to "sleeping beauties" to wake up and take charge of their own self-defense-- both verbal and physical-- and celebrates women (and kids) who fought back. Funny and provocative, this is an irreverent, but deadly serious look at how family, religion, history, news and entertainment keep women thinking they are defenseless.

Dangerous Relationships: How to Identify and Respond to the Seven Warning Signs of a Troubled Relationship Cover Image
ISBN: 9780738204659
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 10th, 2001

"A powerful and important book ...Dangerous Relationships could be a life saver."-Susan Forward, Therapist and Author, Men Who Hate Women & The Women Who Love Them and Toxic Parents"I would highly recommend this book to anyone who may be in a violent relationship, or to a relative or close personal friend who has concerns about the safety of someone they love."-Diane P.

Men's Work: How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568382333
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Published: Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services - October 7th, 1998

In his ground-breaking work, author Paul Kivel helps men confront the political, social, and personal forces that generate and reward misogyny, hatred, anger, and violent behavior.

Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada: For the Latina in an Abusive Relationship/Para La Mujer Golpeada Cover Image
ISBN: 9780931188268
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - September 1st, 1985

Si eres una latina en una relacion donde hay abuso emocional o fisico, este libro es para ti. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada ofrece apoyo, entendimiento, e informacion practica tocante a varios temas y preguntas, incluyendo: -Que es el abuso -Las esperanzas de la familia y la cultura -Obteniendo la asistencia de la policia, de servicios medicos y legales -Adonde puedes ir si te sales de tu casa -Que puede decir la iglesia -Protegiendo a tus ninos -Tratando con la discriminacion If you're a Latina involved in a physically or emotionally abisive relationship, this book is for you. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada offers support, understanding, and practical information on many issues and questions, including: -What abuse is -Family and cultural expectations -Getting police, medical and legal assistance -Where you can go if you leave your home -What the church may say -Protecting your children -Dealing with discrimination