Domestic violence, by barest definition, is violence within a home. Beyond this, the term has a range of definitions, some more and some less formal, which are frequently used with little awareness that a range of definitions exists.


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Family Violence
... What is family violence? Family violence is a situation in which one family member causes physical or emotional harm to another family member. At the center of this violence is the abuser''s need to g...
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  • Abuse (Center for Research on Women with Disabilities)