What are the short-term and long-term consequences of domestic violence in marriage for women aged 18-35?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 3:00 am ad1c9bdddf
In addressing your question I have included information/articles that cover women suffering domestic violence from a range of cultural backgrounds. I have uploaded two related articles that discuss the impact of domestic violence on women and health care providers. (I can't upload more than this, but check the reference list for URLs, and hopefully you will be able to just click on the links). One of the articles (which I couldn't upload) is of a study done in 2003, which provides some fascinating statistics.
I have attached the word file, with the links to articles
As you can see, lots of research has been done, but always room for more.
I hope I have been of some help in getting you started on this very important investigation. Please don't hesitate to let me know if you need more assistance or clarification - happy to help.
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What are the consequences of domestic violence in marriage for women - 18-35
In March 2003, the Department of Health and Human Services investigated the cost of women over 18 years of age who were victims of domestic violence in marriage. This is what they found:
Nearly 5.3 million intimate partner victimizations occur among U.S. women ages 18
and older each ...
The solution gives a brief response to the question 'what are the long and short term consequences for women in marriage experiencing domestic violence. It also looks at the types and number of health care services that support women in these situations.
Stereotypes and Domestic Violence
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Johnny M. is a police officer with 20 years experience on the force. Once again, one night, he is dispatched to 123 Anycity St. to respond to a domestic violence call. It seems like he visits this couple at least once a month, and it is becoming more frequent. Every time, he separates them, talks to the husband, and gives him a chance to cool off, and everything is all right. The wife is likely to have a bruise or two as always but nothing serious. The officer thinks they would get tired of picking at each other! But then, he also thinks, "It's no worse than my own marriage. Sometimes, women need to be slapped around to keep them in line."
Arriving at 123 Anycity St., Johnny M. is in for a shock. The violence has gone beyond bruises this time. The wife, covered once again with bruises, is now covered with blood as well. She has used a knife, and the husband is bleeding badly, though still alive.
- What stereotype of domestic violence and women was Johnny M. buying into?
- How do Johnny's thoughts affect his behavior in this situation?
- How, in your opinion, would Johnny's behavior be different if his opinion of women were different? Explain your answer.
- If you were given an opportunity to explain the cycle of violence to Johnny M., what would you tell him?
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