Spouse Abuse and Neglect
Resources for Patients and Caregivers
In the initial tension building stage, the signs of abuse are beginning to appear. The abuser and the victim may have more arguments, accusations begin, and the victim begins to feel as if she does nothing right. In fact, if she disagrees with her spouse, she becomes fearful of making the situation worse.
Wiki Number: 48-Spouse Abuse or Neglect
Diagnosis: The Wikipedia article title is “Domestic Violence.”
World Patients: The less sexual equality, the more likely abuse against women. 1993-UN opposed wife-beating.
Sex Ratio: 90+%? Against women. The world has been slow to change.
Brain Area: defined as,”all physical, sexual, psychological or economic violence against a family member or intimate partner.” “Family abuse” includes abuse against children and the elderly.
Therapies: Mobile apps and court systems are now recognizing domestic violence more.
Youtube Video: Feeling Emotionally Neglected in Marriage
Youtube Video: It’s Time To Talk About Psychological and Verbal Abuse
Amazon or Library Book: Gaslighting Recovery Workbook (“Gaslighting” means manipulating someone psychologically until they question their own sanity.)
Click the book to link or order from Amazon.
Support Group: thehotline.org; 799-799-7233
(National Domestic Abuse Hotline)
Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis
Clicking each title opens the
PubMed article’s summary-abstract.
- Abusive episodes among home-dwelling persons with dementia and their informal caregivers: a cross-sectional Norwegian studyby Gunn Steinsheim on November 12, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: The results demonstrate that a majority of informal caregivers commit some form of abusive episodes, and episodes that fall within the scope of psychological abuse are most frequent. This study expands knowledge about elder abuse among home-dwelling persons with dementia. Increased understanding of the dynamics of abuse is essential to be able to reduce risk and prevent abuse.
- The Association Between Polyvictimization in Childhood and Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse in Adulthoodby Ahyoung Song on February 7, 2022
The main purpose of this study was to examine the association of family polyvictimization in childhood with the victimization or perpetration of spousal abuse and the perpetration of child abuse in adulthood. While associations between maltreatment in childhood and subsequent perpetration or victimization in adulthood are well documented, their association with polyvictimization in childhood (i.e., experiencing multiple types of victimization) has received less attention. This research aims to...
- COVID-19 patient care predicts nurses' parental burnout and child abuse: Mediating effects of compassion fatigueby Margaret C Stevenson on January 4, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: Theoretical implications and practical implications for medical practice and child abuse prevention are discussed.
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse Recognition and Reportingby Munaza Batool Rizvi on January 1, 2022
Healthcare providers in Pennsylvania are mandated reporters of child abuse; if a mandated child abuse reporter has reasonable cause to suspect a child was or is a victim of abuse they must report it immediately, in accordance with CPSL. This not only requires an understanding of the categories and common indicators of child abuse but the roles and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse.