Emotional abuse
Psychological abuse, also referred to as emotional abuse or mental abuse, is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological traum...
Chris Brown Was 'Suicidal' After Assaulting Rihanna
It's been years since he assaulted Rihanna, but Chris Brown is speaking out on it. The singer tweeted the trailer to the forthcoming documentary "Welcome to my Life: The Official Chris Brown Documenta...
Italian Wife Faces Prison After Husband Complains She Didn't Do Housework
An Italian wife faces prison after her husband claimed she abused him by not cleaning and cooking enough, European media reported. The husband claimed his 40-year-old wife failed to sufficiently clean...
Different Types Of Child Abuse: Similar Consequences
Emotional abuse, which includes behaviors such as ridicule, intimidation, rejection, and humiliation, is much more common than physical abuse and neglect. Worldwide prevalence estimates suggest that a...
The Invisible Domestic Violence no one Talks about.
There were times when I wished he would hit me.
Domestic abuse
Domestic violence (also domestic abuse, spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering or family violence) is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person in a domes...
Workplace bullying
Workplace bullying occurs when an employee experiences a persistent pattern of mistreatment from others in the workplace that causes harm. This form of bullying can include such tactics as verbal, non...
Chris Brown Was 'Suicidal' After Assaulting Rihanna
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Workplace incivility
Workplace incivility has been defined as low-intensity deviant behavior with ambiguous intent to harm the target. Uncivil behaviors are characteristically rude and discourteous, displaying a lack of r...
Domestic violence and pregnancy
Pregnancy when coupled with domestic violence is a form of intimate partner violence (IPV) where health risks may be amplified. Abuse during pregnancy, whether physical, verbal or emotional, produces ...
Bullying in medicine
Bullying in the medical profession is common, particularly of student or trainee doctors. It is thought that this is at least in part an outcome of conservative traditional hierarchical structures and...
Cycle of abuse
The cycle of abuse is a social cycle theory developed in 1979 by Lenore E. Walker to explain patterns of behavior in an abusive relationship.
Lenore E. Walker interviewed 1,500 women who had been ...
Cycle of abuse - Wikipedia
Bullying in nursing
The nursing organisation workplace has been identified as one in which workplace bullying occurs quite frequently. It is thought that relational aggression (psychological aspects of bullying such as g...
Physical abuse
Physical abuse is an act of a person involving contact of another person intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. In most cases, children are th...
Duluth model
The Duluth Model or Domestic Abuse Intervention Project is a program developed to reduce domestic violence against women. It is named after Duluth, Minnesota, the city where it was developed. The prog...
Vicarious traumatization
Vicarious traumatization (VT) is a transformation in the self of a trauma worker or helper that results from empathic engagement with traumatized clients and their reports of traumatic experiences. It...
Economic abuse
Economic abuse is a form of abuse when one intimate partner has control over the other partner's access to economic resources, which diminishes the victim's capacity to support him/herself and forces ...
UK employment discrimination law
United Kingdom employment equality law is a body of law which legislates against prejudice-based actions in the workplace. As an integral part of UK labour law it is unlawful to discriminate against a...
Harassment in the United Kingdom
Harassment is a topic which, in the past couple of decades, has been taken increasingly seriously in the United Kingdom, and has been the subject of a number of pieces of legislation.
Though racia...
Marital rape
Marital rape (also known as spousal rape and rape in marriage) is non-consensual sex (i.e., rape) in which the perpetrator is the victim's spouse. It is a form of partner rape, of domestic violence an...
Bullying in psychiatry
Bullying in the medical profession is common, particularly of student or trainee doctors. It is thought that this is at least in part an outcome of conservative traditional hierarchical structures and...
Bullying in teaching
School teachers are commonly the subject of bullying but they are also sometimes the originators of bullying within a school environment.
Comprehensive research carried out in the UK found that te...
Epidemiology of domestic violence
Domestic violence occurs across the world, in various cultures, and affects people across society, irrespective of economic status.In the United States, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics i...
Epidemiology of domestic violence - Wikipedia
Verbal abuse
Verbal abuse (also known as reviling) is described as a negative defining statement told to the victim or about the victim, or by withholding any response, thereby defining the target as non-existent....
Burnout (psychology)
Burnout is a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work. Burnout has been assumed to result from chronic occupational stress (e.g., work overload). However,...
Bullying in academia
Bullying in academia is workplace bullying of scholars and staff in academia, especially places of higher education such as colleges and universities. It is believed to be common, although has not rec...