Concepts: Coping, stress, interpersonal violence
Assessing systematically and comprehensively
Gathering complete and accurate data
Review the readings in the Giddens book, chapter (concept 38 – Interpersonal Violence) and the
Morrison-Valfre book on violence.
Complete the following table listing risk factors.
Risk Factors for Becoming a Victim
Risk Factors for Becoming a Perpetrator
Infants and children- they are unable to resist the
abuse and unable to report it
Those who experienced neglect and/or child abuse in
Older adults – physical frailty and cognitive
limitations and often are dependent on others.
Mental health conditions – depression, bipolar, low
Gender – females against males.
Substance abuse- the use or misuse of alcohol.
Those in a violent
One who often participates in bullying, shows
dominance or is intimidating.
Children / Adolescents who are often bullied.
One who was exposed to violence in their youth- family
members, parents, siblings.
Add more rows as needed.