Spouse abuse and other domestic violence.

  title={Spouse abuse and other domestic violence.},
  author={Leah J Dickstein},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={11 4},
Concern about the different forms of domestic violence continues to escalate. Beginning with identification of child abuse in the 1960s; spouse abuse, primarily of women, in the 1970s; and, most recently, identification of the rising incidence of elder abuse and neglect, the medical community, state, local, and federal governmental agencies and the public continue to promote joint programs to identify, guide to treatment, and simultaneously develop prevention and early intervention programs… CONTINUE READING

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