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6 Facts About Intimate Partner Violence

What is Intimate Partner Violence?

  1. IPV includes both physical and sexual abuse as well as threats and emotional abuse. This can occur between current spouse, former spouse, or dating partners.
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On The Train to God-Knows-Where

I sat up with a groan.

Unable to register the soreness in my body, I let the world slowly come into focus around me.

It was 9:30 on Sunday morning. 1,284 more words

12 Warning Signs of Intimate Partner Violence

With images from “Dragonslippers: This is What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like” By: Rosalind B. Penfold

By: Eliza Adler

  1. They try to push you away from friends and family, isolating you (Penfold, 2005.
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8 Surprising Facts about IPV/Domestic Violence:

  • 1. We commonly think of IPV/ or domestic violence as being solely physical, but that isn’t true! The definition of domestic violence actually includes any type of “physical, psychological, sexual, and/or financial violence that forms a pattern of coercive and controlling behavior.” (Laing & Humphreys, 2014, pg.
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Timothy L. Mercer

Title: Social Worker
Company: Access Hospital
Location:  Dayton, OH United States






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Quebec to name overseer to monitor Laval group home

QUEBEC — Following a cluster of highly publicized disappearances of teenage girls who attend the Centre jeunesse de Laval, the province has announced it will name an independent overseer to make sure protocols at the youth protection home are being properly followed. 396 more words

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