Family or household members include spouses / former spouses, those in (or formerly in) a dating relationship, adults related by blood or marriage, and those who have a biological or legal parent-child relationship.The batterer uses acts of violence and a series of behaviors, including intimidation, threats, psychological abuse, and isolation to coerce and to control the other person.
Jenny Chia and Imelda Padilla-Frausto, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, CA: April 2010. Copyright © 2006 International Center for Research on Women. Guidelines for Successful Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships in the Criminal Justice System, Findings from the Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships Study (RPPS), Tami P. TWO STEPS FORWARD, ONE STEP BACK – COMMUNITY ATTITUDES TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES IN CREATING SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS FOR VICTORIAN WOMEN, Natalie Taylor and Jenny Mouzos, Australian Institute of Criminology and Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Canberra, AU: 2006. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 2003.Learn how to enhance your privacy and safety for Web browsing.Domestic Violence is a violent confrontation between family or household members involving physical harm, sexual assault, or fear of physical harm.Children in homes where there is domestic violence are more likely to be abused and/or neglected.Most children in these homes know about the violence.Some people may not even realize that they are inflicting domestic violence on someone else.