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Global Understandings of Domestic Violence

2015 | Research papers

Author(s)

Jeanette Walsh

 

Violence that occurs in intimate partner relationships covers a range of terms, including “domestic violence”, “domestic abuse”, “spousal abuse”, “battering”, “intimate partner violence”, “family violence”, and “dating abuse”. This article outlines the historical development of these terms; reviews key debates in relation to definitions; and finally, discusses implications for research and health practice in the field.

 


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Categories
Children and Youth, Domestic and Family Violence, Families, Mental Health, Support Services
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