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Violence in families : assessing prevention and treatment programs / Rosemary Chalk and Patricia A. King, editors ; Committee on the Assessment of Family Violence Interventions, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

ISBN 0-309-05496-6 (cloth)

1. Family violence—United States—Prevention—Evaluation. 2. Crisis intervention (Psychiatry)—United States—Evaluation. 3. Evaluation research (Social action programs)—United States. I. Chalk, Rosemary A. II. King, Patricia A., 1942- . III. Board on Children, Youth, and Families (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of Family Violence Interventions.

HV6626.2.V56 1998

362.82'927'0973—dc21 97-45375

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