The Effects Of Domestic Violence On The Lives Of Caucasian, African American, And Latina Women

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Abstract: The topic of domestic violence plays an significant role in the social norms of many societies. This paper presents an integrative approach to women surviving abuse over the course of life... Working with racially victimized women who have experienced violence in their relationships. Domestic violence can be as simple as emotional abuse with words to something as severe as murder to murder suicide. For women who experience abuse in childhood or adulthood, the assumptions are that surviving includes seeking help. This article presents an exploratory study on the prevalence of victimization in the lives of Caucasian, African American, and Latina women, if and to whom they disclosed their victimization, and where they turned for…show more content…
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