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Abuse in Relationships. Chapter 13. Nature of Relationship Abuse. Violence (physical abuse ) Intimate-partner Violence is a term that refers to crimes committed against current or former spouses, boyfriends, or girlfriends. Gottman’s 2 types. Situational Couple Violence Intimate terrorism

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Nature of relationship abuse
Nature of Relationship Abuse

  • Violence (physical abuse)

    • Intimate-partner Violence is a term that refers to crimes committed against current or former spouses, boyfriends, or girlfriends.


Gottman s 2 types
Gottman’s 2 types

  • Situational Couple Violence

  • Intimate terrorism

    • Uxoricide

    • Battered Woman Syndrome

      • The battered woman syndrome defense?


Emotional abuse
Emotional Abuse

  • Verbal Abuse/Symbolic Aggression/Psychological Abuse

    • Warning signs:



Prevalence and severity of ipv
Prevalence and Severity of IPV abuse and violence, and we tend to talk most about violence of male partners against female partners.

  • Women are five times more likely to be abused by a partner than a man is. Almost 75% of all attacks by intimate partners are against women.

  • IPV is a leading cause of death for women ages 15-44 in the U.S.

    • Pregnancy is an especially dangerous time for women—why do you think this is?


Research on domestic violence
Research on Domestic Violence abuse and violence, and we tend to talk most about violence of male partners against female partners.

  • Husbands or other male partners have higher rates of inflicting the most dangerous and injurious forms of violence.

  • Violence by husbands or male partners does more damage, because of a man’s greater physical strength.

  • Violent acts by men are more frequent, tending to be repeated over time.

  • Husbands are more apt to leave an abusive relationship within a short time.


Sexual abuse
Sexual Abuse abuse and violence, and we tend to talk most about violence of male partners against female partners.

  • Marital Rape

  • Date rape


Female abuse of a partner
Female Abuse of a Partner abuse and violence, and we tend to talk most about violence of male partners against female partners.

A review of literature found that women’s physical violence may be just as prevalent as men’s violence but is more likely to be motivated by self-defense and fear.

Men’sphysical violence is more likely to be driven by control motives.


Stalking
Stalking abuse and violence, and we tend to talk most about violence of male partners against female partners.

  • Stalking

  • Cybervictimization

  • Obsessive relational intrusion



Explanations for violence and abuse
Explanations for Violence and Abuse relationships?

  • Culture

    • Media

    • Corporal punishment

    • Gender inequality

    • Women and children as property?

    • Stress


Explanations for violence and abuse1
Explanations for Violence and Abuse relationships?

  • Community Factors

  • Individual Factors

  • Family Factors


The cycle of abuse
The Cycle of Abuse relationships?



Why women stay
Why Women Stay relationships?

  • Learned helplessness—the woman becomes depressed, loses her self-esteem, and feels incapable of seeking help for herself.

  • Hope that the abuser will change.

  • Low self-esteem and feeling incapable of helping herself and even her children.

    • However, many women find the courage to leave when the violence spills over into the lives of their children.


Why women stay1
Why Women Stay relationships?

  • Economic hardship and homelessness

  • Need for child support

  • Shame or guilt

  • Blaming themselves—battered women often believe it is their fault


Why women stay2
Why Women Stay relationships?

  • Fear—is a MAJOR reason

  • The home becomes a prison


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