|aBreaking the cycle of abuse :|bhow to move beyond your past to create an abuse-free future / |c Beverly Engel.
|aHoboken, N.J. :|bJohn Wiley & Sons,|cc2005.
|ax, 278 p. ;|c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 259-269) and index.
|aWhat will be your legacy? -- Assessing your risk factors -- Why we do to others (and ourselves) what was done to us -- Coming out of denial -- Learn to identify and manage your emotions -- Learn how to identify and manage your shame -- Managing your anger -- Coping with fear -- How to prevent partner abuse -- How to prevent child abuse -- If you have already become abusive -- If you have already been abused or established a victim pattern -- Emotionally separating from your parents -- Facing the truth about your family legacy -- Breaking into the dysfunctional family system -- Continue to heal.