Chapter 9. Changing Beliefs of Spouse Abusers

  1. James McGuire
  1. Mary Nòmme Russell

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch9

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

How to Cite

Russell, M. N. (2002) Changing Beliefs of Spouse Abusers, in Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending (ed J. McGuire), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Social Work, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471987611

Online ISBN: 9780470713464

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Keywords:

  • husbands;
  • spouse abuse;
  • post-traumatic stress disorder;
  • male partners;
  • abusive families

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Social Context of Wife Abuse

  • Social Responses to Wife Abuse

  • Behavioural Treatment Programmes

  • Belief Confrontation Programmes

  • Confronting Abusive Beliefs Programme

  • Extended Use of Group Process

  • Female and Male Therapy Team

  • Confronting Abusive Beliefs Programme Structure

  • Evaluation of the Confronting Abusive Beliefs Programme

  • Typologies of Abusive Men

  • Treatment Attrition

  • Belief Change in Wife Abusers

  • References