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Power And Control Diagram Of Domestic Violence

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The form of change was educating the mass population and professionals of the issue of domestic violence. According to Asmus, Ritmeester, & Pence (1991) the power and control diagram a tool to understand the patterns of abusive and violent behaviors. These partners are used to gain and maintain control over their partners. Physical and sexual abuse is not the only forms of abuse. There are variety types of abuse such as emotional abuse, which is playing mind games, humiliating, and name-calling. Another major sign of abuse is isolation. Controlling what their partner does, limiting contact with family and friends, and using jealously to justify their actions. These are a few patterns that are not always noticeable, however with the diagram
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