The Psychology Of Violence In Adolescent Romantic Relationships by Erica BowenThe Psychology Of Violence In Adolescent Romantic Relationships by Erica Bowen

The Psychology Of Violence In Adolescent Romantic Relationships

byErica Bowen, K. Walker

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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Domestic violence in adolescent romantic relationships is an increasingly important and only recently acknowledged social issue. This book provides conceptual frameworks for the design and evaluation of interventions with a focus on developing evidence based practice, as well as a research, practice and policy agenda for consideration.
Erica Bowen is Professor in the Psychology of Violence and Interpersonal Aggression at Coventry University, UK, where she is the Director of the Violence and Interpersonal Aggression research group ( During the past 15 years her research has focused on preventing violence in intimate relationships in both crimin...
Title:The Psychology Of Violence In Adolescent Romantic RelationshipsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pagesPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1349458007

ISBN - 13:9781349458004


Table of Contents

1. Contextualising Violence and Abuse in Adolescent Romantic Relationships 2. The Impact of Adolescent Dating Violence 3. Risk and Protective Factors for Adolescent Dating Violence 4. Issues in Adolescent Dating Violence Risk Assessment 5. What Works When Intervening in Adolescent Dating Violence? 6. A Framework for Designing Interventions for Adolescent Dating Violence 7. A Framework for Evaluating Interventions for Adolescent Dating Violence 8. Drawing It All Together: A Research, Practice and Policy Agenda

Editorial Reviews

"The book effectively introduced and contextualized adolescent dating violence, described its lasting consequences, and offered directions for how future research should be organized and implemented. Future dating violence researchers and practitioners should appreciate this work by using it as a first port of call when designing trials and interventions. This book has made a significant contribution to the study of adolescence by helping dating violence gain scientific relevancy . ." (Daniel Edwards, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Vol. 45, 2016)"The Psychology of Violence in Adolescent Romantic Relationships provides an in-depth explanation of how violence has transformed relationships among adolescents and the implications and interventions that can address them. . recommended for practitioners, scientific researchers, and policy-makers, whose work impacts victims and perpetrators, who seek to further their understanding of violence in adolescent relationships." (Samantha Dillman, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Vol. 45, 2016)"This volume offers a useful overview of the empirical literature pertaining to adolescent dating violence. Researchers and clinicians dealing with dating violence will find it of use. The literature reviewed is helpfully organized into tables. Such tables are very useful in allowing readers to evaluate the empirical literature using systematic criteria." (Clifton R. Emery, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 60 (50), December, 2015)