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How has Intimate partner violence effected American house holds? How does it effect the individuals living in the home?

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Hello, and thank you for your question. Although you are asking for a very short response, I want to give a short disclaimer and inform you that this is a multifaceted issue. Because this was posted as 1 Credit Value, I will keep my answer contained. However, be aware of what your instructor may have been looking for based on class context. If there are specific issues discussed in a textbook, article, or lecture that you should be focused on, that should be given preference over the information I am providing you.

Intimate partner violence is incredibly pervasive, with nearly 25% of women and 7.5% of men reporting abuse at some point in their lives. I will attach some relevant sources, but feel free to browse around http://www.americanbar.org/groups/domestic_violence/resources/statistics.html specifically. I am limited in the amount of information I am allowed to send in attachment form, and that link has a breadth of knowledge. Please note two things about statistics and documentation ...

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Intimate partner violence is pervasive throughout American households and has a profound impact on all parties involved. Though studies are ongoing and evolving here is a discussion of the current state of these concerns with a fact sheet and article attached, as will as an in-text link to other studies.

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