Tag Archives: physical harm

Why People Stay

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in Domestic Violence - Info & Research | Comments Off on Why People Stay

Many people don’t understand why someone would stay in a violent relationship.   Here are just some reasons: Fear: Repeated threats often paralyze the victim. Leaving is often the most dangerous time in a batteringRead more …

Signs of an Abusive Relationship

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You may be in an abusive relationship if your partner: * Calls you names, insults or criticizes you * Is jealous or possessive * Isolates you * Monitors your whereabouts, phone calls, or other electronicRead more …

Children & Domestic Violence

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Social Implications and Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Children and Domestic Violence   A child’s exposure domestic violence is the strongest risk factor for transmitting violent behavior from one generation to the next.    

The Medical, Mental Health & Legal Systems

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in Domestic Violence - Info & Research | Comments Off on The Medical, Mental Health & Legal Systems

Social Implications and Costs of Intimate Partner Violence The Medical, Mental Health & Legal Systems   The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports approximately 1/5 of patients are treated for injuries inflicted by an intimate partner.Read more …