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Unformatted text preview: b) in unhappy marriages: men withdraw, women get sick II. Abusive Relationships A. History of government intervention (or lack of) B. Neil Jacobson interview: 1) men almost always abuse women rather than vice-versa Types of abusers: 2) "Cobra" abusers 3) " Pit-bull" abusers 4) Red Flags for abuse: a) drug/alchohol abuse b) previously violent relationship 5) Therapy: a) requires recognition by the abuser that the battery is his responsibility b) can increase violence by upsetting patterns (i.e.- avoidance) that have been established for the woman's protection...
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