Understanding Domestic Violence

March 1, 2017 42 5 No Comments


Domestic Violence is defined as abuses committed by a significant person in a committed relationship, use for power and control over the victim.

Recognized the cycle of domestic violence, Tension, conflict buildup, and finally the explosion phase (verbal, or physical.), and break the cycle. Often loves ones needs to step in and break the cycle, Support the victim and not turn away, ignoring domestic violence can often escalate to deadly force.

Call 9-11 immediately if the situation is an emergency.
Call 2-11 for information local social services.
National Domestic Violence hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

Julie-Ann Goode discusses the future of Psych 1On1 on radio and its expansion onto TherapyCable. In this first episode, she brings up the topic of domestic violence (DV). Domestic violence is a hot topic that can be frequently avoided in discussion. On occasion, the grave nature of violence and pain along with stigma, shame, guilt, embarrassment, and cultural norms can create a difficult discussion platform. Yet, DV is a subject that can affect any family or couple regardless of their ethnicity, socioeconomic status, nationality, ability, age, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or upbringing. Julie-Ann Goode and Dr. Ehsan Gharadjedaghi discuss some facts, root causes of DV, cycle of violence, signs & symptoms, ways to get help and protect yourself.

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