Domestic Violence And Its Effects

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Domestic Violence is an outline of behaviors used to create authority and control over another person through fear and pressure, frequently including the threat or use of violence. There are diverse forms of domestic violence that affect men, women and children. This mistreatment happens in various forms that include physical, emotional and mental. This abuse begins as threats, then they worsen to verbal abuse and then it ends in physical violence. You may think that the physical abuse and injuries are the most obvious and dangerous because you are able to see them, but emotional and mental consequences of domestic abuse are also a big concern. These consequences can lead to depression as well as anxiety and makes the abused individual…show more content…
But has it ever cross your mind that a man can be a victim of domestic violence as well. In the article “More Men than Woman Victims of Partner Abuse” demonstrates a study that was made by the CDC in 2010. According to this national survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Department of Justice it demonstrated that in the past 12 months 40% of severe physical violence where directed at men. Also a survey made by the CDC brought out shocking statistics there was an estimate of 18,000 telephone-survey in the United States and that brought out that approximately 5,365,000 men had been victims of intimate partner physical violence in the previous year as well as psychological aggression and control over sexual or generative health the survey was perform again in 2011 and shockingly demonstrated the same numbers that where publishes in 2014. Estimates based on more than 1 in 7 men from the age 18 and older will suffer from severe physical violence in the US in their lifetime, as well that 1 in 10 men have experience rape, physical violence, and stalking from an intimate partner. A man suffers from intimate partner violence every 37.8 seconds that makes an average of three million men that suffer from domestic violence each year. There are three different categories that a woman fall into when she is been abusive or violent against her intimate partner. One horrible reason or problem that
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