Counseling men who batter
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Counseling men who batter a profeminist analysis of five treatment models by David Adams

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Published by National Clearinghouse on Family Violence in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


  • Husbands -- Counseling of.,
  • Wife abuse -- Prevention.,
  • Feminist therapy.,
  • Abusive men -- Counseling of.,
  • Abusive men -- Rehabilitation.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFeminist perspectives on wife abuse.
StatementDavid Adams.
SeriesInformation from... (National Clearinghouse on Family Violence)
ContributionsNational Clearinghouse on Family Violence (Canada)
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20163406M

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