Domestic Violence

Domestic violence includes physical, sexual and psychological abuse between people who live together, including intimate partners, parents and children, children and grandparents and siblings. It occurs among people of all cultures, races, occupations, income levels and ages. In the United States 30% of marriages are considered to be physically aggressive.

Domestic violence includes physical, sexual and psychological abuse between intimate partners. The victim is a woman, as a rule. Physical injury, psychological problems, social isolation, loss of a job, financial difficulties, and even death can result. to stay safe-for example, a flight plan is the most important consideration. Domestic violence includes physical, sexual and psychological abuse between people who live together, including intimate partners, parents and children, children and grandparents and siblings. It occurs among people of all cultures, races, occupations, income levels and ages. In the United States 30% of marriages are considered to be physically aggressive. Women are often victims of domestic violence than men. About 95% of people who see a doctor as a result of domestic violence are women, and perhaps 400,000 to 500,000 visits of women in the emergency room each year take place due to violations of domestic violence. It is more likely that women will be strongly attacked or killed by a male partner than by someone else. Every year about 2 million women are severely beaten by their partners in the United States. Physical abuse is the most obvious form of domestic violence. This can include hitting, kicking, boxing, bones may break, pulling hair and twist the arms belong. The victim also food or sleep may be revoked. Weapons such as a gun or a knife can be used to threaten or cause injury. Sexual assaults are also common: 33 to 50% of women who are physically abused by their partner are also sexually abused by their partner. Sexual assault involving the use of threats or force to force sexual contact and contains undesirable touch, grabbing or kissing. Psychological abuse may be even more common than physical abuse, and may precede this. Psychological abuse includes any non-physical behavior that undermines the victim or disparages or that allows the perpetrator to control the victim. Psychological abuse can abusive language, social isolation and financial control include. Usually the perpetrator uses the language to humiliate the victim in private or public areas, affecting to humiliate, intimidate or threaten. The offender can bring the victim to feel mad or feel to feel guilty or responsible, and make them responsible for the violent relationship. The offender can humiliate the victim in terms of their sexual performance, appearance or both. The perpetrator may try to isolate the victim whole or in part, by controlling access to the victim’s friends, relatives and other people. The controller may include a ban on direct, written, telephone or e-mail contact with others. The offender can take jealousy as an excuse to justify his actions. Often the perpetrator will retain money to control the victim. The victim may depend for nearly all their money from the perpetrator. The perpetrator can maintain control by preventing that the victim gets a job while retaining information about their finances and by taking money from her. After an incident of abuse the offender can ask forgiveness and promise to change and to end the abusive conduct. However, the abuse goes on normally and often escalates. Follow A victim of domestic violence can be physically injured. Physical injuries can include bruises, black eyes, cuts, scrapes, broken bones, lost teeth and burns. Injuries can deter victims to work on a regular basis, with the result that they lose their jobs. Violations and the abuse situation can make the sacrifice embarrassed, so they isolate themselves from family and friends. The victim can often move-a financial burden-to escape the perpetrator. Sometimes the perpetrator kills the victim. As a result of domestic violence, many victims have psychological problems. Such problems are post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. About 60% of battered women are depressed. Women who are more beaten more likely to develop psychological problems. Even if the physical abuse decreases, the mental abuse often goes on and reminds the woman because they can be abused physically at any time. Abused women who feel that psychological abuse is more damaging than physical abuse. Psychological abuse increases the risk of depression and substance abuse. Children who witness domestic violence each year is estimated at least 3.3 million children who become witnesses of physical or verbal violence in their homes. These children may develop problems such as excessive fear or crying, anxiety, insomnia, depression, social withdrawal and difficulty in school. The children can be held responsible for the situation itself. Older children may run away from home. Boys who see their father as he abused her mother, are more likely to become abusive adults. Girls who see their father as he abused her mother may be more likely to adults who tolerate abuse. The offender can also hurt children physically. In families where domestic violence is present, children are much more likely physically abused. Measures in cases of domestic violence is the most important consideration safety. In a violent incident the victim should try to keep out of areas where it could be captured or where the offender could get weapons, such as the kitchen. If it can, the victim should call 911 immediately or leave the police and the house. The victim should have treated any injuries and documented with photos. They should teach their children not to get involved in a fight and when and how to call for help. The development of a security plan is important. This should include, where you can get help on how to escape and how to access money. The victim should also make copies of official documents (such. As children’s birth certificates, social security cards, insurance cards and bank account numbers) and they hide. They should contain the packed an overnight bag in case she needs them to quickly leave the house. Sometimes the only solution is to leave the abusive relationship permanently, because domestic violence tends to go on, v. a. with very aggressive men. Moreover, even if the physical abuse decreases, the mental abuse can remain. The decision to go is not easy. After the perpetrator knows that the victim has decided to leave him, the risk of serious injury or death to the victim greatest can be. At this time the victim should take additional steps (such as obtaining a restraining or protection order) to protect themselves and their children. Help is available by women’s shelters, support groups, the courts and a national hotline (1-800-799-SAFE, or for TTY, 1-800-787-3224).

Health Life Media Team

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