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Family Violence: Identifying Books

Use Books/Media / OneSearch! to Find Books

Use the Books/Media tab of OneSearch! located on the Rod Library Web page to identify and locate books and other resources about family violence.  To ensure that you use appropriate subject terms when you search Books/Media, use the Library of Congress Subject Headings thesaurus which is accessible electronically through the Classification Web (choose the LC Subject Headings option) or in the printed Library of Congress Subject Headings volumes located at Reference Collection Z 695 L696.  In Books/Media the official subject heading for domestic violence is family violence; for more comprehensive Keyword searching include both terms with "or" between them: "domestic violence or family violence." Sample headings include:

Abused wives
Abused wives -- Services for -- United States
Abused wives -- United States -- Psychology
Abusive men -- Rehabilitation
Abusive women
Adult child abuse victims
Adult child sexual abuse victims
Adult children of dysfunctional families
Dating violence
Dysfunctional families
Family violence

Incest victims--Mental health
Husband abuse
Marital violence
Older people--Abuse of
Rape in marriage
Sex crimes
Sibling abuse
Spousal abuse
Victims of family violence
Wife abuse

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