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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is abuse or aggression that develops in a relationship that is close. “Intimate partner” refers to both present and previous partners and partners that are dating. IPV may differ in how frequently it takes place and exactly how serious it really is. It may cover anything from one bout of physical physical violence which could have lasting effect to chronic and severe episodes over numerous years. IPV includes four forms of behavior:
- Assault is whenever an individual hurts or attempts to hurt a partner by striking, throwing, or making use of a different type of real force.
- Intimate violence is forcing or wanting to force someone to indulge in an intercourse work, sexual touching, or even a non-physical agevent that is sexuale.g., sexting) if the partner will not or cannot permission.
- Stalking is a pattern of duplicated, undesired attention and contact by way of a partner which causes fear or concern for one’s very own security or even the security of some body near to the target.
- Emotional violence may be the utilization of spoken and communication that is non-verbal the intent to damage another individual mentally or emotionally and/or to exert control of someone else.