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  • Physical Abuse Victims
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    Domestic Violence Domestic violence today is an ever increasing, horrible epidemic. Domestic violence not only affects women, it also affects children as well as men in a few cases. This epidemic encompasses not only physical but emotional types of abuse. After becoming the victim of abuse it becomes a lifetime of healing. Domestic violence in our country is unfortunately on the rise instead of on the decline. This is a problem that society has only begun to recognize in the past 15 to 20 years....
  • Distinction Between Emotional Abuse And A Parent
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    Emotional abuse is the portion of the class that I found to be the most fascinating. This is mainly due to the uncertainty involved with this particular issue. Childhood emotional abuse is defined as the adverse parental behaviors in a sustained pattern of interaction, which impact a vulnerable child producing damage to a child's emotional and psychological function. The definition can be further explained by giving examples of the abusing parent's actions towards the child. The parent could pos...
  • Treatment For Injury Victims Of Spousal Abuse
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    INTRODUCTION Spousal Abuse is a rising issue today in the United States. Spousal Abuse affects individuals of all social classes and gender and both males and females are victims of spousal abuse. Abuse of men is not a topic commonly known or discussed in our society as easily as abuse of females for various reasons. However it is a topic that needs to be examined so men who are being abused know they are not alone and society treats it as problem and not over look it. Bedsides the individuals d...
  • Victims Of Physical Abuse
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    There are many different forms of abuse and many people do not realize. Verbal abuse is the use of words to attack, hurt or injure someone, or to gain power and control over them, or to persuade someone to believe something that is untrue and harmful. Abuse does not just occur with men to women, though this paper is going to focus on it. Abuse is about control and the fear of losing it. The abuser may fear not being "good enough" and or meeting others expectations. He / she may attempt to make t...
  • Child Abuse And Neglect Abuse Of Children
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    Child Abuse and Neglect Abuse of children has become a major social problem and a main cause of many people's suffering and personal problems. Neglect, physical abuse, and sexual abuse have an immediate and long-term effects on a child's development. The long-term effects of abuse and neglect of a child can be seen in psychiatric disorders, increased rates of substance abuse, and relationship difficulties. Child abuse and neglect is a huge problem. People that abuse are people who have been abus...
  • Emotional Abuse
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    be found separately, they often occur in combination. The examples provided below are for general informational purposes only. Not all States' definitions will include all of the examples listed below, and individual States' definitions may cover additional situations not mentioned here. Neglect is failure to provide for a child's basic needs. Neglect may be: Physical (e. g., failure to provide necessary food or shelter, or lack of appropriate supervision) Medical (e. g., failure to provide nece...
  • Main Concern Of Inter Observer Reliability
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    The study of inter observer reliability tested the level of agreement among child welfare workers on the presence or absence of emotional abuse and several other forms of neglect and child abuse. Contrary to expectations, soaring levels of accurate identification and agreement was attained. Regardless of the high level of inter observer reliability, the validity of the notion is questioned. Training for the sample used in the study is evidently effective. Inter observer reliability is one of the...
  • Abuse Of Seniors
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    Assignment #1 - Position Paper - THE UNETHICAL ABUSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE ELDERLYByMike PoitrasWaking up in the middle of the night frightened and shaken up is a terrible time that each one of us can remember feeling. Then having someone close to us who we trusted come in, pick us up, and hold us tight produced a sense of security. We were able to take that security, and build a dignified and confident person that grew wiser with age. It seems though that in some instances, as we grow older an...
  • Concept Of Sexual Abuse Towards Young Children
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    Since before the human race even began to analyze the habits of living organisms, there has always been the instinct of good and bad, right and wrong, and the concept that every living creature has a bit of both. One of the most morbid criminal acts that is instilled in some of the worse humans is sexually abusing children. While this act cannot be justified by any depth of comprehension, it can be studied, and in some cases, put to an end. In the United States alone, 3.2 out of 1000 children ar...
  • Verbal And Emotional Abuse As People
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    Title: New Research Dispels Popular Myth That A Bully's Words Will Never Hurt You. Date: April 17 2003 Source: University Of Warwick Webpage: web This article reveals that verbal abuse has a much greater impact on the victims's elf-worth than physical attacks. In school settings it was discovered that name-calling can significantly reduce self-esteem. Dr. Stephen Joseph, a psychologist at the University of Warwick, did the research on what name-calling does to a child's self esteem. The study as...

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