Domestic Violence Essay

1988 Words Oct 26th, 2011 8 Pages
Domestic Violence - Final Research Paper Alysia Rodgers
PSY 325: Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences Dr. Andrew Edelman
July 10th, 2011

I. Introduction to Domestic Violence Many people in this world suffer from domestic violence. It is an evil that harms the core of the human race. From very young children, to older people, the generations are affected by its plague. The most difficult part about domestic violence is the fact that it burns deep inside a person’s heart. In the bible, it is learned that the heart is the mind, the will, the thoughts, the emotions.
These are the areas that it deeply wounds, and brings devastation too many families. This paper
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The issue here, is the children effected by this. Earlier there was discussion about how it affects the children involved, their development, and how they may cope in social settings because of it. Implications globally are on a larger scale of the issue. Showing us that there are most likely many children going through social problems because of their experience with, domestic violence. One of the other things that is relevant to point out that some of the statistics shown in these articles are unclear, and questionable. In an earlier article, ”Domestic Violence Statistics: An over view, Prevalence and Trends,” it states that,” about four to six million relationships suffer from domestic violence.” On the other hand, one of the articles in the Encyclopedia Britannica on this topic says that the number is,” two to four million.” This means that the studies that were done are questionable, also where they got their information is in question, as well. Topped with the year this information was gathered in the article for the reader. One of the things the researchers of these articles could have done is check to see if result is significantly relevant (Aron, 2011 pg. 162). They could have checked their sources, and began to figure out the mean of the numbers to get a more consistent number for the data (Aron, 2011). Additionally, in the Encyclopedia, Britannica article it states that teenagers as young as 15 years old

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