There are many types of abuse. How do you know if you are being abused or if someone you love is being abused? Find out more information in these articles.
Advice For An Abuser
Do you know someone who is abusing his/her spouse or loved one? Are you wondering what constitutes abuse because you have your suspicions of someone you know? Speak up before it is too late.
Also known as Somatic Memories, occur frequently in survivors of abuse. These memories can be triggered from physical or sexual abuse at any age.
Characteristics of a Battered Woman
While battering affects all types of women, battered women usually develop some general characteristics due to the abuse they suffer.
Characteristics of a Batterer
A person who abuses can be anyone from anywhere. We see this every time we hear about abuse on the news. Abusers can be teachers, businessmen, the cashier at the grocery store, even police officers to public figures to clergymen. But abusers do have some characteristics that they all share.
Children Welfare Gateway [offsite link]
Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.
Every 2 minutes, date rape occurs in America. What is date rape? How can it be prevented?
Domestic Violence Among Senior Citizens
When you think of senior citizens, you may not think there is a domestic violence problem in that age group. The Agency for Health Research and Quality has released study results that state one in four women 65 and older have been physically, sexually or verbally abused by their spouse or partner.
Domestic Violence Statistics [offsite link]
Statistics on domestic violence and abuse of children
Elder Abuse Defined
A look at the different types of abuse that our elderly populations may become victims to.
GHB (gamma hydroxybutyric acid)
A look at a drug used to commit sexual assault.
Hate Section of the Brain Research
A study of the brain has found the part that holds a circuit called the "hate circuit". Learn more here.
Helping a Child Handle Domestic Violence
How would you handle a situation where a child confides in you about abuse occuring in their home? Here are some tips for helping this child cope.
Ketamine (ketamine hydrochloride)
A look at a drug used to assist in a sexual assault.
A look at a drug that is used to assist in sexual assaults.
A look at what sexual abuse is and how to identify if you are being sexually abused by a spouse or partner.
Stalking is a pattern of repeated, unwanted attention, harassment, and contact. Usually stalking is done with malicious intent of causing harm in some form to the victim.
Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
Facts how substance abuse or addiction correlates with domestic violence against the victim.
The Cycle of Abuse
If you are in or have been in a domestic violence relationship you may notice after time incidents of violence or abuse follow a cycle or pattern. In this article we will look at the typical cycle of abuse
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence is usually defined as an abuse that occurs between husband/wife, boyfriend/girlfriend relationships. It is violence or abuse in an intimate/close relationship.
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