Types mutual violent control Basically 2 intimate terrorists together Includes

Types mutual violent control basically 2 intimate

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Types: mutual violent control -Basically 2 intimate terrorists together -Includes couples in which both partners are controlling and violent -One partner usually ends up severely injured Types: violent resistants - Both partners are violent - Resistant partner is acting in self-defense - One tries to control, the other tries to protect self Dating violence - Prevalence ¼ to ½ of relationships report some form of physical violence Victimization rates are similar Women report more physical aggression (both sides) - Predictors Jealousy and rejection Parents vs. friends’ influence -Study of 8 th and 9 th graders
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-Both predict violence -Friends are stronger predictor Women: more likely to be perpetrators, but more mutual Men: more severe perpetrators -Girls chances > if they have friends in violent relationships -Boys tend to hang out with similarly violent friends 1. On hpv vaccines: “in other words, boys don’t have to get caccinated for the same reason  they don’t have to wash dishes, do laundry, but birth control, or think about other people  in general: girls will do it for them. 2. The dark side of relationships…violence a. Rihanna and Chris Brown incident b. Prevalence of violence: its difficult to get accurate assessments of violence c. “Family” abuse high in US i. severe parent-child violence occurs in 5% of households ii. partner aggression and child abuse tend to co-occur d. partner aggression in 12% of households e. 22% women and 7% men assaulted by intimate  partner f. slapping and hitting are the most common form g. 2005 study of 453 families i. 90% some partner and/or parent physical aggression in past year ii. 1/3 at least one type of sever aggression (IE beat up/choked) iii. 13% reported parent violence sever enough to meet definitions of child  physical abuse h. What are the correlate of IP violence?  Ethnic differences i. Blacks and Hispanic higher rates than whites ii. But generally, not about race and ethnicity…its about poverty and… 1. Social class/ education/stree/alcohol use 2. Level of acculturation (immigrants from other countries who try to  fit in) matters..the highest acculturated individuals and those on  the lowest ends of acculturation show the highest levels of 
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violence (u shaped relationship); if you have low accultruation  you are more likely to be poverty stricken which in turns means  higher violence; on other end, if you are very acculturated then  you feel like you want to get ahead of the game, you are more  stressed and take it out on your family i. Correlates of IP violence: family background i. Viewing some violence appears to decrease likelihood of being victim ii. Physical abuse/corporal punishment > likelihood of perpetrating in 
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