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Abuse:willful infliction of physical or mental pain through acts of commission or omissionAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA):act that addresses discrimination of thedisabled in the work place, administered by EEOC (the equal employment opportunitycommission)Assault:verbal abuse or threats of physical abuseBattery:actual physical violence, involving physical contact with another personCognitive impairment:loss or absence of intellectual capacityConservator:Person appointed by probate court to take care of financial and or personaldecision-making for an incompetent personDenial:psychological mechanism in which conflict in mind is resolved by denial of thatconflictDisability:physical or mental impairment that interferes with normal lifeDiscreditable:description of a person with hidden social stigmaDiscredited:description of a person with obvious social stigmaDiscrimination:unfair treatment of a person based on group, class, or category to whom
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Term
Spring
Professor
Mark anderson
Tags
Discrimination, assault, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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