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intimate partner violence

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University of Alabama
Py 371 - Psychology of Gender

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PY 371 Lecture 11 Outline of Last Lecture I Gender Role Attitudes Outline of Current Lecture II Special Topic Intimate Partner Violence Current Lecture Why do you think people become violent in intimate relationships intensity of emotional connection it s learned power frustration inability to communicate alcohol or drugs refers to psychological physical sexual other violence in intimate relationships most research shows women and men equally likely to engage in this violence Forms of Abuse physical hitting kicking using weapons psychological emotional threats with weapons threats name calling being mean sexual Forcing or persuading against their will other property destruction following or getting a friend to follow them checking phones controlling money How common is intimate partner violence as many as 25 of women have been a victim These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute a 1980 study showed that of over 2 000 families 28 have engaged in one incident of this violence over the course of the relationship 16 in the last year Who is more likely to perpetrate Intimate Partner Violence men violent 25 of the time women violent 25 of the time Mutual 50 Differences between men and women Men are more likely to physically beat up or choke women more likely to punch kick slap throw things 3 types of Intimate Partner Violence intimate terrorism violence that is rooted in control systematic repetition and use of control tactics more by men violent resistance violent efforts on the part of the victim to resist the control self defense both men and women equally perpetrate situational couple violence occasional episodes of violent behavior on the part of both individuals Usually perpetrated by stressful events and is not based in power of efforts to control one another both men and women equally perpetrate College Campus in 2009 26 of college students experience

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