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Domestic Violence Case Study

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Children who are exposed or lived in a domestic home were prone to be abused and neglected. Recent studies have shown that children who had lived in a home who had a parent that were either the abuser or victim suffered from psychological affect and trauma (Clarke & Wydall. 2015). The results shows that younger children tend to internalize their feelings, rather than disclose their emotions and worries to their mother. It relays that those children were seen more isolated and withdrawn from an environment that did not seem to provide a secure environment for them. In abusive home younger children were more likely to be abused then older children by one of their parents. Children who were neglected, abused and witnessed domestic violence were…show more content…
In a study by Ross (1996) of gender victim, male children were more likely then female children to be abused severely by both their mother and father (Hartly, 2002). Additionally, mother and father figure along with other children present in the home were collected to determine what kind of relationship, maltreatments and if any substance or alcohol abuse led to domestic violence and maltreatments to children in the home. The outcome of the relationship showed that mothers who were showed to used substance or alcohol were more likely to abuse, neglect and maltreat the children. Interaction between parents and children demonstrated that the type of maltreatments between gender and older children versus younger children experience different types of…show more content…
According to World Report on Violence and Health (2000), it stated the large number of death for children who were neglected, abused, and maltreated by their parents with their age range between 0-4 years old (Camilo, Garrido & Calheiros, 2016). These younger children were also more likely to develop an attachment for their perpetrator who was mostly likely their parents. In addition, these parents showed unrealistic perception or biases about the way their children behaved and or interactions. According to Hershkoitz (2005), younger children lack the cognitive and linguistic skills to understand and communicate with other about their abuse ((Bottoms, Peter-Hagene, Epstein, Wiley, Reynolds & Rudnicki, 2016). Younger children are seen as an easier target then older children because they are seen as more vulnerable by their perpetrator that can easily be manipulated and
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