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Why does he do that?: inside the minds of angry and controlling men

Why does he do that?: inside the minds of angry and controlling men

Bancroft, Lundy

This volume offers women guidelines on how to improve and survive an abusive relationship, discussing various types of abusive men, analysing societal myths surrounding abuse, and answering questions about the warning signs of abuse

Paperback, Book. English.
Published New York: Berkley, 2003
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Lundy Bancroft
ISBN: 0425191656, 9780425191651
Note: Originally published: New York: G.P. Putnam's, 2002.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xxiii, 408 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Wife abuse United States.; Abusive men United States Psychology.; Books on prescription.; Family violence United States.; Victims of family violence United States.

Contents

  1. Why Does He Do That? AcknowledgmentsNote on TerminologyIntroduction
  2. Part I: The Nature of Abusive Thinking
  3. 1. The Mystery2. The Mythology3. The Abusive Mentality4. The Types of Abusive Men
  4. Part II: The Abusive Man in Relationships
  5. 5. How Abuse Begins6. The Abusive Man in Everyday Life7. Abusive Men and Sex8. Abusive Men and Addiction9. The Abusive Man and Breaking Up
  6. Part III: The Abusive Man in the World
  7. 10. Abusive Men as Parents11. Abusive Men and Their Allies12. The Abusive Man and the Legal System
  8. Part IV: Changing the Abusive Man
  9. 13. The Making of an Abusive Man14. The Process of Change15. Creating an Abuse-Free World
  10. ResourcesIndex

Author note

Lundy Bancroft has spent the last fifteen years of his career specializing in domestic abuse and the behavior of abusive men and is considered one of the world’s experts on the subject. He is the author of journal articles on abuse that have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine and The Journal of Contemporary Psychology . The former codirector at Emerge, the nation’s first program for abusive men, Bancroft now practices in Massachusetts while training various state and judicial agencies in dealing with domestic abuse situations.