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1 In 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

1 In 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

Beata Mostafavi, University of Michigan Physical symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome and insomnia also associated with higher risks of intimate partner violence One in five men in the U.S. reports violence towards their spouse or...

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2014-09-19 23:00:47

Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Defined, An article released by NoBullying Today http://nobullying.com/definition-of-domestic-violence/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Domestic Violence is defined as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior perpetrated by an intimate partner against another”. But, how are domestic violence and child abuse defined in the modern world? NoBullying explains in an article released today....

2014-09-19 12:23:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced a five-year commitment to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and pledged funding for advocacy organizations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77458 Recent media coverage regarding sexual violence and domestic violence among NFL players has contributed to an increased volume of calls to local and national hotlines...

2014-09-18 23:04:05

Dr. Christine Murray, a counseling professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, answers common questions about abuse, how to help and why victims stay. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. According to the CDC survey, over a third of women and over a fourth...

2014-09-18 20:22:17

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline (the Hotline) is pleased to announce that the National Football League (NFL) has committed to providing significant resources to the organization that will allow the organization to virtually answer every call, chat and text from domestic violence victims, survivors, their loved ones and even abusers for the next five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/DA91382LOGO-b "We...

2014-09-18 12:22:14

In a New Plymouth Rock Assurance Study, 99 Percent of New Jersey Drivers Report Witnessing At Least One Road Rage Incident; Company Offers Tips to Reduce Stress and Deter Aggressive Driving RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plymouth Rock Assurance has published the results of a new study revealing that virtually all drivers polled have witnessed provocative driving behavior or road rage in New Jersey. Behaviors reported include unsafe and aggressive driving sometimes even leading...

2014-09-18 08:25:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your child's environment - whether at home, at school or socially - can greatly influence how they may behave in the future. FindYouthInfo.gov, a government website focused on youth issues, found that in 2012, more than 630,000 young people between the ages of 10 and 24 were admitted to the hospital due to violence-related injuries. If you're worried that your child is at risk for violent behavior, there are some factors that may indicate...

2014-09-17 08:24:27

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report finds that inmates who are taught communication and conflict-resolution skills believe these skills will improve the quality of their relationships, decrease their likelihood of re-offending, and increase their chances of finding employment post-release. Unshackled Potential: The Impact of Relationship Education on Incarcerated Populations is the most recent publication by Healthy Relationships California (HRC), the nation's...

2014-09-10 23:12:13

Approved online continuing education company provides free distribution of material for individuals and healthcare professionals. The information will assist in understanding and preventing domestic violence. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CE-Classes.com has announced that it will provide free information about domestic violence. The material will identify risky behaviors, risk factors, consequences, treatments and methods for preventing domestic violence. This will serve as...

2014-09-10 23:00:59

Millennium Treatment Group encourages women to educate themselves on date rape drugs. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Four North Carolina State University students recently created a nail polish that they say can indicate date-rape drugs by changing colors when dipped into a spiked drink. Millennium Treatment Group hopes that this new product will help women protect themselves against date rape. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately one in four college-aged...

2014-09-10 16:23:02

NFL Draws Needed Attention To The Problem Of Domestic Violence In America NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the NFL announcement banishing Ray Rice from the league and the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract due to Domestic Violence allegations, Avital Zeisler is empowering women with the launch of The Soteria Method Transformation (www.AZFearless.com). A self-defense expert and motivational speaker, Avital overcame the trauma of an assault, leading her to...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.