About 25% of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals are victims of intimate partner abuse, just as often as are heterosexual women.
Fear and anxiety are normal evolved responses in both humans and animals, and physical responses are linked to the "fight-or-flight" system.
Excessive anxiety that causes distress or impairment, or that interferes with normal function, is considered an anxiety disorder.
Types of domestic abuse include physical, verbal (also called emotional, mental, or psychological abuse), sexual, economic/financial, and spiritual abuse. GLBT Domestic Violence: Similarities and Differences.
Stalking and cyber-stalking are also forms of intimate partner abuse.
comprises three resources, including a Bullying Questionnaire and two manuals, as well as other materials.
Readiness Assessment This tool will help you gauge how prepared your school is to implement the program.Physical violence includes assault of any kind, ranging from pinching, pushing, hitting, or slapping to choking, shooting, stabbing, and murder. Verbal, emotional, mental, or psychological abuse is described as using words to criticize, demean, or otherwise decrease the confidence of the wife, husband, or other intimate partner victim. Despite the myth that violence against men does not occur is a myth; 800,000 men are victims of intimate partner abuse. "Intimate partner violence: an overview." August 2006. Nearly one-third of women can expect to be the victim of intimate partner violence sometime in their lifetime. Sexual abuse refers to any behavior that uses sex to control or demean the victim, like intimidating the victim into engaging in unsafe sex or sexual practices in which he or she does not want to participate.