1st Edition

The Effect of Childhood Emotional Maltreatment on Later Intimate Relationships

Edited By

Nancy Dodge Reyome

ISBN 9780415851077
Published April 11, 2013 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

Childhood Emotional Maltreatment, Attachment and Later Intimate Relationships addresses timely topics on the effect of emotional child abuse and neglect on the formation and maintenance of intimate relationships in adolescence and adulthood. This collection of manuscripts addresses current theory, research and practice pertinent to the difficulties experienced by survivors of childhood emotional maltreatment. Topics addressed in this volume include: attachment theory, interpersonal problems, codependency and self silencing, and relationship violence and sexual aggression. The manuscripts reflect current research regarding the influence of childhood emotional maltreatment on intimate relationships while suggesting directions for future research on this important topic.

This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma.

Table of Contents

PART 1  1. Introduction to Part 1  Nancy Dodge Reyome  Theoretical Issues  2. Childhood Emotional Abuse and the Attachment System Across the Life Cycle: What Theory and Research Tell Us  Shelley A. Riggs  Current Research  3. Emotional Maltreatment and Psychosocial Functioning in Preadolescent Youth Placed in Out-of-Home Care  Heather N. Taussig and Sara E. Culhane  4. Childhood Emotional Abuse, Adult Attachment, and Depression as Predictors of Relational Adjustment and Psychological Aggression  Shelley A. Riggs and Patricia Kaminski  Current Intervention  5. Using Cognitive Therapies to Treat Unstable Attachment Patterns in Adults With Childhood Histories of Social Rejection  Dominic J. Carbone  PART 2  6. Introduction to Part 2  Nancy Dodge Reyome  Research on Interpersonal Problems and Codependency  7. Child Maltreatment History and Interpersonal Problems in Adult Couple Relationships  Alison Paradis and Sophie Boucher  8. Psychosocial Variables as Mediators of the Relationship Between Childhood History of Emotional Maltreatment, Codependency, and Self-Silencing  Nancy Dodge Reyome, Karen S. Ward, and Katie Witkiewitz  Research on Intimate Partner Violence  9. A Developmental Process Analysis of the Contribution of Childhood Emotional Abuse to Relationship Violence  Sara R. Berzenski and Tuppett M. Yates  10. Childhood Emotional Abuse Predicts Late Adolescent Sexual Aggression Perpetration and Victimization  Eileen L. Zurbriggen, Robyn L. Gobin, and Jennifer J. Freyd  Literature Review  11. Childhood Emotional Maltreatment and Later Intimate Relationships: Themes from the Empirical Literature  Nancy Dodge Reyome

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Nancy Dodge Reyome, Ph.D. is currently the Director of Research and Sponsored Programs and an Associate Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York at Potsdam. She received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University in 1988 and has conducted research on the developmental implications of child abuse and neglect for over 25 years.