Domestic Violence And The Psychological Society 's Division Of Forensic Psychology

1029 Words Dec 20th, 2016 5 Pages
The topic that I have chosen is one that been a problem for years and has been discussed in several situations, locations, as well as programs. The topic is domestic violence and it happening all around us on a daily basis to men as well as females. There is no gender that is safe from this topic regardless of what some people may think. "Relationships can be an emotional rollercoaster. Throughout the ride, men and women can be everything from loving and nurturing, to sometimes verbally and even physically abusive during fights. While aggression in heterosexual relationships is believed to stem from men, a recent study presented on June 25 at a symposium on intimate partner violence (IPV) at the British Psychological Society 's Division of Forensic Psychology annual conference in Glasgow, found women are more likely to be “intimate terrorists,” or physically aggressive to their partners than men". (Borreli, 2014) This is usually a shock when people read it and realize this an actual event that is occurring around them. "People don’t think that the crime can happen, but it does. It happens all the way up: race, age, education,” Humphrey said. “Whatever work you do, whether you work a six figure job or work minimum wage, domestic violence doesn’t care (Pettaway, 2013).” This is why there needs to be more awareness regarding the topic and warning signs.

In addition, to the all the information regarding domestic abuse I would say the topic is well covered, but could use some…

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