Family victimization and recovery

Pauline E Boss, Ryan Sheppard

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This essay addresses the need to develop theory for family victimization to go with theory of individual victimization. An understanding of how family victimization occurs is necessary in order to help families advance in family strength and empowerment and recover from family victimization. Some contributions to family victimization theory are made; therapeutic strategies for empowerment are suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)202-215
Number of pages14
JournalContemporary Family Therapy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1988


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