DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

An action by one person against another with the intent to cause harm. See battered women- child abuse- elder abuse.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: "Joe had lived with domestic violence from Lyn for long enough and wanted a divorce."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DOMESTIC VIOLENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/domestic-violence/ (accessed May 27, 2018).
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