Rebuilding lives after domestic violence : understanding long-term outcomes / Hilary Abrahams ; foreword by Jenni Murray.
Publication year: 2010
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley,
ISBN: 9781843109617 (pbk.) :
A new journey-with old baggage -- The transformation of home -- Building support systems -- Community, friendship and beyond -- Managing a new life -- Health and well being -- And what about the children? -- The view from here -- Looking forward, looking back.
This text examines in-depth the long-term outcomes for women who have suffered domestic violence and abuse, based on interviews conducted over seven years. Through these interviews the author reveals the factors which help or hinder a successful transition from abusive relationship to independent living.
208 p. ; 23 cm.
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