Statistically, however, female victims overwhelmingly endure the medical and psychological effects of such violence over their male counterparts (Foa, Cascardl, Zoellner, & Feeny, 2000). Many often wonder why women stay in an abusive relationship instead of leaving. They tend to stay in the relationship because leaving is not easy. There may be environmental and emotional barriers that cause them to stay. Dutton (1992) mentions “personal strengths, positive aspects of the relationship, historical factors, learned factors, medical factors, institutional responses, tangible resources, social support and additional life stressors” are all factors, as well as barriers that cause women to stay in these abusive relationships (as cited in Foa et al., 2000).
"Stress in the workpl... ... middle of paper ... ...clusion Substance abuse in the field of nursing has become a serious problem. Every day exposure to drugs in addition to other factors have contributed to the issue of substance abuse among nurses and the impact on patient care. Some may still be unaware of the substance abuse problem nurses struggle with, and they don't realize until they see the consequences on overall patient outcomes and work productivity. Learning to recognize the chemically impaired nurse has allowed the health care field to expand its awareness and begin to take action on this issue. “To ensure productivity, safety, and quality of care, most hospitals have instituted drug-free workplace programs...that identify prohibited behaviors and the consequences of violating the policy” (Epstein et al., 2010, p. 515).
Mental health for both men and women has become a widely ignored crisis in most parts of the world. While it is more common for women to seek treatment regarding mental disorders such as depression, eating disorders, and drug or alcohol addictions, the risk and prevalence rates for those with these issues are very similar between both genders. It is important to explore how men and women are affected by mental illness differently, as well as comparing the two groups and finding common ground. It is also interesting to compare mental health disorders among men and women across different parts of the world. Mental health disorders are an increasing burden among the human population and it is essential that all aspects of the crisis be explored for the sake of all cultures, societies, genders, and health.
Mass media has had constant change which makes it harder for women to maintain the desire image. With all the new trends and fashion it’s hard for them to keep up and try to key up by any means necessary. Throughout the years, there has always been an ideal image of what women are supposed to look like, in the fifties, Marylyn Monroe was that face. The research on this subject is used primarily is to find reasons why the media has such of an effect on women. Things such as depression, eating disorders, social factors, and are the main focal points of this subject.
As body image start to change rapidly it becomes more of a problem for girls in society today to become comfortable with their bodies. Women across the world have become more aware of their body image due to the increased of beauty standards around them. This leads to them having dissatisfaction within their bodies. Women The self assessment of body image is caused by the beauty standards in society. This causes many problems within women physiological state.Body image being promoted in an early stage of teen development has a big impact on developing teens because they are more likely to view themselves like the images being promoted on social media or with their icon they they look up to.
Introduction When people imagine women in the media we often imagine women playing a negative role. As our media sources grow women continue to establish a negative stigma to them. Research shows that women in the media should either have bodies that may not be attainable and play a role where they have to find a man to obtain success and happiness. Although, women have extensively roles in every characteristic of life, the extended list of in human behavior given seems to never end. Sources such as the government and social action groups are taking helpful actions to supply women true pride in economic, social and personal areas.
Constant calling, unwanted visits, and harassment in ge... ... middle of paper ... ...cate people on what it really means, the impact this issue has emotionally, physically, and mentally on women, and the advantage and disadvantages of Violence Against Women Act that was developed to positively influence the woman population. Violence has become an universal problem that needs to brought to people attention. Although this issue cannot be completely stop, it is only right to bring awareness and continue to lend a helping hand to any women in need and involved. References (2010)e.g. International Center for Research on Women.
As we reflect on Women’s History Month, it is important to realize that many courageous women (and a few men) have made vital changes for women in almost every aspect of life. They have challenged the status quo by bringing attention to gender inequality in the workplace, education, and sexual norms. Society is now aware of rape and sexual assault, sexual harassment, and domestic violence that at one time oppressed women. For gender inequality to continue to be reduced, it is essential that a strong women’s movement continue to remind us of the sexism that still exists in our society today. The more that society is educated about gender inequality, the better equipped the family structure will be to address the bias of
This also seems to be consistent across culture. However, despite the fact that these restrictions were enacted to protect women, they place heavy limitations on women’s opportunities. Furthermore, these are not the only injustices many women across the world face. However, the only way to fight these injustices is to increase women’s participation in politics, as discussed in the UN report from 2008. It is absolutely vital that women be able to actively participate in politics without letting gender discrimination and stereotypes get in the way.
Using bi variate correlation and multiple regression, the theories were tested against each other in an attempt to determine the cause of variation in levels of protection. The findings suggest that both women’s representation and culture are significantly correlated to level of protection. Because the number of women in elected office influences protection to a greater extent than culture, improving women’s representation appears to be an important factor in fighting the domestic violence problem. THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROBLEM Across... ... middle of paper ... ....  For data source, see UN. The World’s Women 2000: Trends and Statistics.