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Flashcards in Domestic Abuse Deck (21):
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Intimate Partner Violence

Occurs between 2 people in a close relationship, can include current or former dating partners or spouses

2

Domestic violence

behaviors used by one person in a family relationship to control another; DV includes married or not married, heterosexual, gay, lesbian,

3

Family violence

Violence between generations of relatives or pseudo relatives

4

First womens shelter

England, 1791

5

Single most common cause of injury in dating relationships?

Battering

6

10-30% of wives battered by husbands

ok

7

Examples of Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence

- name calling
- Put Downs
- Isolation (No job, no contact with family)
- Witholding money
- Dependence
- Sexual Assault
- Stalking
- Intimidation

8

How much pressure is needed to close off an airway

30 pounds

9

12-15 pounds on the carotids for 10 seconds

ok

10

Strangulation lethality

10 seconds- pass out
20- should bounce back
30- need to be revived
50- point of no return
4 minutes- brain death

11

Incidence of battering increases during pregnancy

ok

12

Reporters of assault more likely to deliver a low birth wt child

ok

13

Toxic stress-

Intense adverse experiences sustained over long periods of time- weeks, even years

Examples of toxic stress on children = child mistreatment, abuse, neglect, exposure to intimate partner or domestic violence.

14

ACE score = Adverse childhood experience score. 1 point is given for each category of abuse

ok....looks at Abuse, Neglect, and Household Dysfunction

15

Exposure to physical abuse, sexual abuse, and IPV in childhood resulted in women being 3.5x more likely to report IPV victimization

ok

16

Women who have been victimized by an intimate partner and children who were raised in violent households are more likely to experience

- frequent headaches, GI problems, depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances

17

IPV linked to

obesity, tobacco use, substance abuse, sexual behavior, mental health issue, injury and violence

18

78% of domestic violence perpetraitors in Memphis were

Male

19

DO NOT BLAME THE VICTIM

EVER

20

DO Not advise that the victim leave the abuser since this is the primary reason that victims are killed

ok

21

As the number of ACE increases, the number of co-occuring health conditions increases

Brain changes are related either to trauma or an increase in inflammatory hormones that are designed to protect us, but constant inflammation results in death.