Domestic violence

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This chapter begins by discussing what domestic violence is and its different forms. Theories of domestic violence and classifications of offenders will then be examined. Stalking as a separate crime and as a form of domestic violence is briefly described. Finally, the chapter examines risk factors associated with domestic violence, risk assessment measures that are used to assess the risk of future violence and interventions for domestic violence that various agencies carry out.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCriminal Psychology
Subtitle of host publicationTopics in Applied Psychology
EditorsDavid Canter
PublisherTaylor and Francis AS
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781444116953
ISBN (Print)9780203784235
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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    Ioannou, M. (2014). Domestic violence. In D. Canter (Ed.), Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology (pp. 85-100). Taylor and Francis AS.