New Book: Domestic Violence in Health Contexts: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals contains chapter by DMU colleague Dr Kathryn Hinsliff-Smith

This recently published edited text from Springer Publishers (December 2019) includes a chapter by Dr Kathryn Hinsliff-Smith from DMU. Kathryn’s chapter is entitled ‘Barriers and Opportunities to Effective Identification and Management of Domestic Violence and Abuse.” 

This book explores the complexities of health care and is foremost healthcare focused. The book is taking a broad health focused approach towards Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA).

It is now well established that DVA exerts a significant and detrimental impact on the health and well-being of those who experience abuse. Universally healthcare professionals encounter individuals and families where DVA is or has taken place.

This book is beneficial to a range of health care professionals through an exploration of theories and classifications of DVA, consideration of DVA in different contexts and consideration of the core issues surrounding working with individuals and families where DVA has been identified. It provides a much needed evidence based addition to the existing texts in this field in terms of the inclusion of real life scenarios, reflective exercises and pointers for further practice development.

This book is a key point of reference for professionals working within a broad range of health care environments.

You can obtain a sneak peek of some of the content or purchase from the publisher here by clicking this link