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Crisis in families, abuse, support

Summarize what research tells us about each of the following: males as spouse abusers and males as victims of spouse abuse

What are crisis-meeting resources? Give an example of each of the three different types of stressors. How could each of your examples use a type of resource to prevent or manage a crisis?

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Summarize what research tells us about each of the following: males as spouse abusers and males as victims of spouse abuse
Males who are victims of spousal abuse are often misjudged as weak. There are fewer resources available to males who suffer spousal abuse. It often goes unreported due to skepticism and legal obstacles. Men are expected to fight back. Gaining custody of children in domestic violence cases is limited. Abuse against men is the same as against women, but it often overlooked unless weapons are involved. Men, in turn, refuse to acknowledge or ask for help. Men are often in a same sex relationship and do not want people to judge their masculinity because of the abuse, or they have not "come out" to family and friends. The man is often embarrassed about the abuse, afraid the spouse will get custody due to ...

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A brief overview of the research on males as victims of spousal abuse and as abusers, crisis meeting resources and different situations where they may be used.

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