By Robert T. Ammerman, Michel Hersen

Since the book of the 1st version in 1991, there was massive development in our realizing of the etiology and linked positive aspects of household violence. As within the first version, this ebook elucidates and highlights the complicated multidisciplinary matters dealing with clinicians who paintings with relatives violence instances. every one bankruptcy combines illustrative circumstances with a broader dialogue of the problems which are encountered by way of clinicians operating with households that have interaction in abuse or neglect.

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For our purposes, the key distinction between r- and K-strategists is the low level of parental investment of the former and the relatively higher level of parental effort of the latter. , Lancaster & Lancaster,1983), there are undoubtedly individual differences in reproductive strategies (Draper & Harpending, 1988). Some individuals allocate more energy in the pursuit of finding a mate, sometimes producing offspring from several different mates (a mating or r-strategy), than to high-investment parenting.

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