Spousal 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...
Spousal abuse - Wikipedia
Elijah Wood Speaks Out On Child Abuse In Hollywood: 'There Are A Lot Of Vipers In This Industry'
"There is darkness in the underbelly – if you can imagine it, it's probably happened," Wood told the Sunday Times
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...
Teen Boy Will Be Charged As Adult For Having Naked Pics of a Minor: Himself
North Carolina 17-year-old caught in a sexting scandal faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor that could land him in jail for up to 10 years, since the law considers him an adult. But one of the...
Bill Cosby must testify under oath in sexual abuse civil suit, court orders
A California judge has ordered Bill Cosby to give a sworn deposition in a civil suit that alleges he sexually abused a teenage girl more than 40 years ago.
Bill Cosby’s Wife Says Accusers ‘Consented’ To Drugs And Sex
Bill Cosby’s wife knows her husband is a serial philanderer, but believes his scores of accusers consented to drugs and sex, two confidants of the couple say. “Camille still doesn’t believe that Bill ...
Pope Francis approves new Vatican department to investigate bishops who cover up sexual abuse
Pope Francis has approved an unprecedented Vatican department to judge bishops accused of covering up or not preventing sexual abuse of minors, meeting a key demand by victims' groups. A statement sai...
Taliban Muslims Sexually Abusing Young Boys Being Trained To Be Suicide Bombers
Taliban molestation of boys, once rarely discussed in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is now becoming a more common topic of conversation. Nematullah, a former would-be suicide bomber, told Afghanistan’s N...
The Invisible Domestic Violence no one Talks about.
There were times when I wished he would hit me.
Reclaiming Your Innocence: Healing Sexual Abuse through Kundalini Yoga | 3HO Kundalini Yoga - A Healthy, Happy, Holy Way of Life
(Includes Kriyas for Strengthening the Aura and Releasing Rage, and Meditation for Haunting Thoughts)By Shabad Kaur Khalsa, M.A., L.M.F.T.Kerry is a 26-year-old woman who experiences debilitating pani
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...
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...
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...
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....
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 ...
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...
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,...
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
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...
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 ...
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
Elijah Wood Speaks Out On Child Abuse In Hollywood: 'There Are A Lot Of Vipers In This Industry'
"There is darkness in the underbelly – if you can imagine it, it's probably happened," Wood told the Sunday Times
Birth control sabotage
Reproductive coercion (also called coerced reproduction) are threats or acts of violence against a partner's reproductive health or reproductive decision-making and is a collection of behaviors intend...
Birth control sabotage - Wikipedia
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...
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...
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...
Child abuse
Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of a child or children. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department for Child...
Child abuse - Wikipedia
Child sexual abuse
Child sexual abuse or child molestation is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation. Forms of child sexual abuse include asking or pressuring a c...
Sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities
People with intellectual disabilities can be both the victims and perpetrators of sexual violence (often termed sexual abuse), including child sexual abuse. Prevalence rates of sexual violence agains...