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The field of Domestic Violence research has expanded considerably in the past decade and now includes work conducted by researchers in many different disciplines, notably political science, public health, law, psychology, sociology, criminology, anthropology, family studies, and medicine. The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence provides a rich overview of the most important theoretical and empirical work in the field, organized by relationship type. The handbook addresses the three major areas of research on domestic violence: (1) Violence against partners; (2) Violence against children; and (3) Violence against other family members. This Handbook is a unique and timely publication and a long awaited, valuable resource for the vast amount of Domestic Violence research centres and individual researchers across the globe. Part 1: Men's Violence Against Women; Part 2: Women's Violence Against Men; Part 3: Violence Against Partners in Homosexual Relationships; Part 4: Mothers' Violence Against Children; Part 5: Father's Violence Against Children; Part 6: Other Circumstances of Neglect, Abuse, and Violence Against Children; Part 7: Violence Against Siblings; Part 8: Violence Against Parents; and Part 9: Violence Against Other Family Members.

Psychological Abuse of Parents
Psychological abuse of parents
Joana Del Hoyo-Bilbao Ismael Loinaz
What is Understood by Psychological Abuse of Parents?

The diversity of approaches that the violence-toward-parents phenomenon has received (Aroca-Montolío et al., 2014; Jaureguizar and Ibabe, 2014) has resulted in the absence of an agreed-upon definition (Kennedy et al., 2010; Simmons et al., 2018). This is probably a consequence of the wide variety of terminology used (Calvete et al., 2011; Miles and Condry, 2014) and the scarce consensus regarding what constitutes this type of domestic violence (Nock and Kazdin, 2002; Boxer et al., 2009; Tew and Nixon, 2010; Lyons et al., 2015). However, in scientific publications, the most commonly used terminology is child-to-parent violence (CPV) (e.g., Walsh ...

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