VIOLENCE By N., Sam M.S. - 23 noun. 1. the demonstration of hostility and anger with the aim of harming or injuring others or someone's property via physical force. VIOLENCE: "Domestic violence has decreased considerably in the past fifty years." Related Psychology Terms HOSTILITY Counselor and Client Safety NEUROTIC DEPRESSIVE REACTION (Reactive Depression) Using the Triage Assessment Form ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION DEMONOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VIOLENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/violence/ (accessed January 23, 2022).