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Define family violence

the controlling, coercive behaviors seen through the intentional acts of violence inflicted on those in familial or intimate relationships; includes intimate partner violence, child abuse, and elder mistreatment

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Types of family violence

physical abuse
psychological abuse
economic abuse
sexual abuse

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example of physical abuse

using restraints on a victim

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example of psychological abuse

threatening to hurt children or pets

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example of economic abuse

preventing the victim form getting a job

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example of sexual abuse

using violence during sex

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define violence

use of physical force to harm someone to damage property

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Define social learning theory

aggression and violence are learned responses that may be considered as positive or negative responses depending on the situation

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physical examination to assess for abuse

perform a general survey
assess mental status, ears, abdomen, genitalia, rectal area, musculoskeletal system, neurologic system
inspect skin, head, neck, and eyes