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Anyone who overcame the memory of domestic violence or child abuse?

Anyone who overcame the memory of domestic violence or child abuse?

It takes time.: Recovering from abuse of any kind takes processing of the events, finding ways to forgive yourself and develop trust in your self and others. This takes time, support and often professional help. Read more

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Violence (Definition)

Violence is described by the World Health Organization as the use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological ...Read more


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Do mental health facilities hire people who have history of domestic violence or child abuse?

Do mental health facilities hire people who have history of domestic violence or child abuse?

Background Check: Usually, facilities (hospitals, nursing homes) run a background check on potential employees. Read more

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Witnessing domestic violence as a child makes me hypersensitive. Should I turn in my neighbor who shouts?

Witnessing domestic violence as a child makes me hypersensitive. Should I turn in my neighbor who shouts?

Domestic violence: If the shouts are directed to kids, and it happen frequently, the police needs be notified; social workers of the child protection program can be sent to the home to insure the kids' safety. You can call the program yourself early so the kids do not suffer what you suffered. False alert and extra care never hurt. The visit can detect physical violence that remain hidden too long, please do so. Read more

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Is there a link between witnessing domestic violence as a child and schizophrenia?

Is there a link between witnessing domestic violence as a child and schizophrenia?

As the precise: Cause of schizophrenia is unknown, we don't know. However, risk factors include stressful life circumstances is a risk factor, but not the cause of the illness. Read more

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Is child abuse a causative factor for domestic violence? What are your thoughts?

Cause or result: Family violence is a multi-generational process. Kids who experience/witness it at home from people they otherwise love, will grow up to continue the pattern. Often kids are the victims of family violence/abuse because they aren't skilled enough to realize when they are in danger or agile enough to get out of the way. The process is a merry go round of recurring dysfunction & all loose in the process. Read more

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Who helps you if domestic violence?

Who helps you if domestic violence?

Domestic violence: There is help when you're involved in domestic violence. There are counseling, safe houses, educational materials, etc. Specific shelters and resources vary by community. You can call the national domestic violence hotline -- 1−800−799−safe (7233) -- and they will help you find what's available where you live. Http://www. Thehotline. Org/. Read more

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Symptoms of domestic violence in a man?

Symptoms of domestic violence in a man?

Physical assault: Domestic violence is usually when a man physically assaults another member of his household, generally his spouse or significant other, but may also include a child or elderly person. Read more

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What are the 3 cycles of domestic violence?

Many websites: They are the incident, tension buildup, making up and calm, so actually four cycles.
www. Domesticviolence. Org/cycle-of-violence
en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/cycle_of_abuse
the cycle of abuse is a social cycle theory developed in the 1970s by lenore walker to explain patterns of behavior in an abusive relationship.
www. Umass. Edu/fsap/issues/violence. Html
the cycle of violence. Read more

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Why do some guys think domestic violence is ok?

Top 10 Answers...: 1. It used to be (ie, quietly accepted/expected by society in past)
2. Denial is a powerful influence
3. Guys are usually not the victims
4. Provides a (false) sense of superiority/power
5. Hurt is turned into anger/aggression
6. Observed in childhood home or elsewhere
7. Bigger, stronger-they use resources that are most available &apparent
8. Lack insight
9. Unhealthy psyche
10. (they don't really). Read more

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How do I get out of domestic violence situation?

Shelter: Most if it all cities have battered women's shelters and an link you up with programs to recreate your life. You can always go to an er. Take action today! Read more

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I need a safe house for domestic violence victims?

See below: If you ask any doctor or hospital in your area, they can direct you to the local hotline. They can then help you find a safe house or contact law enforcement. Another option is the national domestic violence hotline (www. Thehotline. Org) at 1-800-799-safe. Good luck. Read more

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How does domestic violence affect someone's overall health?

Profound Effects: Domestic violence has extremely negative effects on the person being abused, the family, and even the abuser. At the first sign of violence, intervention needs to be done. You and other members of the household must vacate the home (to stop any further abuse, report to a shelter for families, and notify police. This kind of abuse should never happen twice. Read more

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What are the symptoms of domestic violence I should be looking for?

Very Important: First you must look deep inside yourself and decide whether or not you feel safe. Are you being hit or pushed or shoved? Are you being verbally degraded or called names or being put down? Domestic violence is very common and a difficult situation to leave. Often, the victim is used to being victimized and so feel they deserve the abuse. The victim often fears leaving due to finances or more abuse. Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's a hotline for domestic violence that I can reach out to?

Domestic Violence: National domestic violence hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or tty 1−800−787−3224. Read more

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Please let me know if there is a hotline for domestic violence that I can reach out to?

Please let me know if there is a hotline for domestic violence that I can reach out to?

DV Hotline: The national domestic violence hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). the website is http://www. Thehotline. Org/. It lists State hotlines where you can get information on shelters in your state. Counseling can also be helpful. Take care. Read more

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What can I do for my neighbor who I suspect is suffering domestic violence by her partner?

Talk to her: Be supportive. Tell her there are clinics for counseling the victims of domestic abuse, or if it is really bad there are shelters. You may want to call the police if it is appropriate. Read more

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What is mental state of domestic violence victims?

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Domestic violence: Anger, rage, hatred, agitation, parables in extreme cases. Read more

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Are there symptoms or clues of domestic violence/abuse?

Are there symptoms or clues of domestic violence/abuse?

Mental & Physical: Signs of domestic violence can be psychological and physical. Victims exhibit severe anxiety, depression, exaggerated startle response, isolation from friends and families, and verbal domination and/ or humiliation by spouse in public. Victims may have bruises and cuts in various stages of healing, explination of injury does not fit the wound, 50% of injuries are found in head and neck region. Read more

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Does anyone know of any counseling for domestic violence?

Does anyone know of any counseling for domestic violence?

Domestic violence: Yes -- there is help when you're involved in domestic violence. There are counseling, safe houses, educational materials, etc. Specific shelters and resources vary by community. You can call the national domestic violence hotline -- 1−800−799−safe (7233) -- and they will help you find what's available where you live. Http://www. Thehotline. Org/. Read more

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Will a domestic violence victim develop a personality disorder?

Personality disorder: Pds are enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, experience, and thinking in which the person is markedly different than those in his/her culture. The problems start early, there is probably a hereditary aspect, significant childhood experience aspect as well. Domestic violence could contribute depending on how chronic or severe; other factors would be support system, role models, treatment. Read more

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