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Hypothesis: Do students believe that partner abuse is a problem on
Domestic violence spans the range of violent encounters and includes
physical assaults, sexual assaults, verbal assaults, intimidation, threats,
extreme emotional or psychological neglect and even death. The hypothesis of
this paper is do students believe that partner abuse is a problem on college
campus. To find out this I will include a literary review, which will include
theories of why it might occur and prof from other sources. Most important a
survey given out to Curry college students and its results will be included. I
choose this topic to educate students on the violence in dating relationships.
Partner violence is typically defined as an act carried out with the
intention of causing physical or mental pain to another person. Partner abuse is
not only important as a phenomenon in itself but also because it precedes
marital violence and thus may provide a link in transmission of violence. Here
are some theories that may provide some reasons how partner abuse occurs and the
prof that it is a problem on college campuses.
On theory of dating violence is the social learning theory. This theory
examines the effects of either experiencing abuse as child or witnessing abusive
between one's parents. Reachers of dating violence have found that there is a
history of abuse is related to later involvement in an abusive relationship for
both males and females. Also, found that having been abused as a child
predicted later involvement in abuse for women but not for men.
Abusive men were more likely to have witnessed violence... [continues]
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