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DeVry University Psychology PSYC110 Social Issues Domestic Violence Mahanaim Peterson D02805882 John Nwogu October 24, 2006
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Peterson Introduction Domestic violence is a very well-known term. This term describes many different situations, but most commonly related to intimate relationships between a man and a woman in which one partner (usually male) assaults and intimidates to overpower and control the other partner. Domestic violence has been recognized as a major woman’s health issue. Not only does domestic violence include violent attacks, it can also be psychological, economic, and sexual abuse. Statement of the Problem Domestic violence is a widespread problem in the United States that occurs among all ages, genders, and races. Every year, about 2,000 women are murdered by there current or former male partners. Also 4 million women are assaulted by a male partner in the US every year. Hypothesis
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