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Declaration Of Independence : Abuses Of The King

- Declaration of Independence: Abuses of the King In an attempt to seek freedom from the crown of England, separatists came to the New World with hopes of finding religious, economic, and social liberty. Although these newcomers sought out a new life disconnected from their mother country, colonizers of the new world faced a land of limited opportunity. In 1774, as a response to fear of revolution, King George and the British Parliament laid down four major rulings including: the Boston Port Act, the Massachusetts Government Act, the Justice Act, and the Quartering Act all contributed to the terrible oppression colonials dealt with, also known as the Coercive Acts or Intolerable Acts (Brown 20...   [tags: American Revolution]

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Internet Usage And Abuses Of Internet

- Internet Usage and Abuses Internet access is spreading very fast in the world and as the cost is getting more affordable, more and more people are spending time on the net. Now a day we cannot live without internet as we are forced to use internet willingly or unwillingly. If we use internet wisely it can benefit us in a lot of ways and if we use it unwisely in can have harmful effects on our lives. In this essay I will go into describe the ways that computer viruses, search engines, internet infrastructure, instant messaging, firewalls, and piracy are used and how to use these tools to benefit you without putting yourself in harm 's way....   [tags: Internet, Instant messaging]

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International Law And Human Rights Abuses

- which fosters socially responsible companies committed to the development of society (Kemp, 2011; Kemp & Vanclay, 2013; Wettstein, 2009). Despite the volumes of documents from the United Nations discussing the responsibilities of states, international organizations, and global corporations; traditionally international law has played a very weak role in protecting human rights (Graham & Ngaire, 2006; Wheeler, 2015). Although governments have agreed to enforce international law by holding corporations accountable for human rights abuses, they have had difficulties because of the complex structure of the international legal system....   [tags: Human rights, Law, Multinational corporation]

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Mitigating Human Rights and Security Abuses

- The international community, although faced with many obstacles, can do more to improve how people are treated in situations where human rights abuses could be occurring. Abuses against human rights have occurred for a number of years, most notably against the Jews in World War Two. A modern example where both Human security and rights have been impeded upon is in the context of the ongoing Syrian conflict. War crimes are widely known to have been perpetrated by the Syrian government and the resulting violence has left millions of Syrians displaced....   [tags: The Syrian Crisis, International Community, Rights]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of ' The Uses And Abuses Of University '

- Rhetorical Analysis of ' 'The Uses and Abuses of University ' ' History professor 's Ken Coates and Bill Morrison, in their article, ' 'The uses and abuses of university, ' ' emphasize the mismatch between what students are learning in university, and what the economy truly needs. Coates and Morrison 's purpose is to impress upon readers the idea that post secondary graduates are often bombarded with unexpected difficulties such as struggling to find paid employment, and accepting unskilled, low paying jobs....   [tags: Academic degree, University, Higher education]

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Colonial Abuses in the Tempest by William Shakespeare

- The Tempest is undoubted a flagrant example of the various colonial abuses as can be easily reflected in the Prospero’s attitude to the Island, his slave Caliban and his total obsession with controlling the whole island through his absolute power. Additionally the conduct of Prospero towards his accidental find of the island and treating it like a colony highly resembles the conduct of a colonist during the 16th-17th century. Prospero treats this new colony as an exile as like other colonists of the time he owes allegiance to his home country which is considered to be home while exile in colony is meant to perpetuate the selfish interests and exploit it to the maximum before abandoning it....   [tags: prospero´s conduct, obsession]

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Uses and Abuses of Biochip Technology

- Topic: Biochip Technology; Uses and Abuses Working Hypothesis: What is the correlation between the prophecy of "the mark of the beast", and current trends in biochip technology. Intro/Thesis statement: Technology is chipping away at our personal freedoms. In the New Testament, Revelations 13 warns " He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or forehead, so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the Beast or the number of his name..."....   [tags: Biotechnology]

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Uses and Abuses of Censorship

- Uses and Abuses of Censorship The uses and abuses of censorship in developed and developing countries have been under discussion for quite a long time. Although societies claim for freedom of thought and expression, which are indispensable to live peacefully, censorship is sometimes necessary, due to the fact tha its abuse may badly influence the behaviour of a society and may also result in anarchism. There are different kinds of censorship. The most common ones are: governmental, press and television censorship....   [tags: social issues]

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The Patriot Act Abuses The Privacy Of American Citizens

- The PATRIOT Act abuses the privacy of American citizens. It has denied the nationals of this nation of a portion of the essential rights that were guaranteed to them in the Constitution. The rights that the PATRIOT Act puts into jeopardy are intrinsic and it is the responsibility to secure our inherent rights. The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was marked into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. Its title is a ten-letter acronym (USA PATRIOT) that stands for "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001....   [tags: USA PATRIOT Act, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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The Existence of Abuses in the Roman Catholic Church

- The Existence of Abuses in the Roman Catholic Church During the Age of Reformation people were greatly against the abuses that existed in the Roman Catholic Church. A couple of abuses that were greatly stressed were the selling of indulgences, simony, and nepotism. It was some of these same abuses that prompted German reformist Martin Luther to write his 95 Theses. And for the Council of Trent to later address them in a series of meetings. The most criticized abuse of the Roman Catholic Church was the selling of indulgences by the pope....   [tags: Papers]

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Protestant Reform and Martin Luther

- ... After translating The Bible into German, Martin Luther paved the way for Lutheranism. Luther believed that one must not repent their sins by payment or indulgences. He believed we simply needed to have faith in Christ and that salvation came from God. Luther also believed that priests should not be celibate. His beliefs also rejected the ideas of purgatory. Lastly, Lutheranism did not view transubstantiation in the same way as with Catholicism. Though Lutheranism maintained the closest in practices of the Catholic Church, it was their abuses of those sacraments that swayed Luther to reform....   [tags: sins, read, church, money, abuses]

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Abuses of Power: Lord of the Flies, and I Only Came To Use the Phone

- At times, people of authority will use their power to their own advantage. Often, too much power can go to that particular person’s head, and he/she can become corrupt. As readers have seen in literature, abuses of power are often harmful to the abuser and their subjects. Corrupted authority and abuses of power eventually lead to the collapse of society. This concept is shown many times throughout the novel Lord Of the Flies and the short story “I Only Came to Use the Phone”. Displayed through characters and actions, abusive power has dominated what should be morally correct in literature....   [tags: ethical issues, corruption]

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Abuses of Power in I Only Came To Use The Phone, and Lord Of The Flies

- The abuses of power displayed in The Lord of the Flies and “I Only Came to Use the Phone” show how power when given or assumed can change the person who has been elevated above others as well as changing the person who is being abused. When people in authority abuse this power, they can affect people’s lives and well being. A person that abuses power can often weaken the spirit of the person they are abusing and will change the person. In “I Only Came to Use the Phone,” the quote "Herculina standing in the doorway, Maria gave up"(Gabriel Garcia, pg 86) shows us how a person that will abuse or hurt us will weaken our spirit....   [tags: garcia marquez, william golding]

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Can Humanitarian Intervention Be Used For Alleviate Human Suffering And Rights Abuses?

- Can Humanitarian Intervention Be Used to Alleviate Human Suffering and Rights Abuses. The clash between State sovereignty and the protection of human rights abuses through humanitarian intervention still remains prominent in international relations today. The international community faces a dilemma of allowing violations of human rights in defence of maintaining State sovereignty and intervention (Ludlow 1999). Humanitarian intervention can be understood as the use of coercive action or military force in another state without their permission aimed at “preventing or ending widespread and grave violation of the fundamental human rights of individuals other than their own citizens” (Kantareva...   [tags: Human rights, United Nations, Human security, Law]

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The Handmaid 's Tale By A Dystopian Society Driven By Numerous Abuses On Women

- The Handmaid’s Tale is a story of a dystopian society driven by numerous abuses on women. The concept of intellectual abuse of power is very broad in manner of punishing women in the state of Gilead. The main character, Offred, demonstrates how the ideology of the upper class government in Gilead is used to suppress and abuse the lower class woman, by the Commanders and the Aunts; who fall under a high-up in Gilead’s hierarchy. She is forced to enter the cruel place like Gilead, where woman are treated worst than animals....   [tags: The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood, Abuse]

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Abuses by All Parties in the War in Southern Sudan

- Introduction and Summary The story of the trouble in the Sudan began with the story of the trouble in Africa itself, which started over 600 years ago from about 1400 A.D. when Africa began paying the price for the misfortunes of the New World, the Old World, and especially Western Europe. In the last fifty years, the continent has had its "independence" from their colonizers. However, we know that domestic colonialism exists, imposed upon the continent by Africans themselves. The Sudan, located in eastern Africa, has a population of approximately twenty-five million people within one million square miles....   [tags: essays research papers]

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GHB: Physiological Uses Versus Social Abuses

- GHB: Physiological Uses Versus Social Abuses The human genome is old news. The next generation of thinkers faces the great challenge of establishing how our physiological condition translates into complex thought and behavior. And there has not been a team of researchers more dedicated to empirically finding the answers to these questions than today's experimental teens. As subjects of their own study, these future scientists have quite thoroughly manipulated their mental and physical states through the use of drugs....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Abuses in the Food Industry

- Oppression has always been a concept that humanity has turned its head too. Whether that means a country is being governed by a dictatorship, an individual race being discriminated against, or immigrants in a country not being able to find adequate working environment. Even today, big businesses and individual supervisors are oppressing many people, specifically immigrants in the lowest jobs available. Books like Fast Food Nation and documentaries like Food Inc. have brought light to the situation of the grotesque, dangerous, and immoral environment in which many people are forced to work within the American food system....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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Police Abuses Of Police Brutality

- Police have been in the news non-stop lately and it seems to be a recurring theme as to why they keep showing up in the media. Police are starting to be neglected by the citizens that they are supposed to be protecting and it might be rightfully so. In the past year or so there have been an outstanding amount of police complaints by a lot of citizens and there has a movement been started called Black Lives Matter. All of these protests and movements are being started because of police brutality....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, Police officer]

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Abuses on the First Ammendment Right in University Campuses

- “The measure of progress of civilization is the progress of people. (Silverglate)” Such progress is made through education, and discussion, and further nurtured by colleges. Be that as it may, under the guise of vague policies and rules, censorship is thriving. This progress is stifled through censorship and the penalization of student speech, by which many of speeches are what campuses disapprove of based on personal beliefs. It thus creates unrest and deterioration both within the campuses and society....   [tags: student censorship]

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The Patriot Act Abuses Civil Liberties

- "The American people are beginning to realize that this piece of legislation poses a threat to our God-given freedoms protected by the U.S. Constitution." In the following viewpoint, John F. McManus claims that the USA Patriot Act, which was passed in response to the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, gives the president authority and powers that are not limited to the pursuit of terrorists. McManus warns that the act licenses snooping on U.S. citizens, including the seizure of business records, the collecting of e-mails, and the wiretapping of phone calls....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Problem Of The Abuser

- Falling in love with someone is supposed to be one of life’s greatest gifts. People fall in love, get married and have children. Sometimes life is not that simple for some people. Sometimes during this great time in their life, their partner becomes physically, mentally, and sexually abusive. So one would ask, why not leave and get out of the relationship. It is not that simple for the victim. Fear of their partner’s actions, concerns about their children, and their deep attachment to their partner are factors that cause people to stay in abusive relationships....   [tags: Abuse, Physical abuse, Bullying, Child abuse]

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Will I Be an Abuser?

- It has been suggested that children who are victims of sexual abuse also become abusers themselves. Children of abuse have a higher probability of becoming a future abuser. Child abuse is characterized as any act that jeopardizes or impairs a child’s physical or emotional health and growth. These acts include any harm done to a child who cannot be rationally explained and is often characterized by an injury or series of injuries seeming to be non-accidental in nature. The behaviors of child abuse can happen in both boys and girls leaving them with severe lifetime symptoms....   [tags: victims of child abuse tend to become abusers]

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Can Domestic Violence Abusers Be Rehabilitated?

- Brushing your teeth Tying your shoes Folding a shirt Solving a math problem mentally The tasks listed above take ten seconds or less and they have something in common with domestic violence. According to Domestic Violence Statistics, every nine seconds in the US there is a woman being assaulted or beaten. While a person is folding a shirt there is a woman being assaulted or beaten but that is not the main point in this paper. The main point of this paper is to ask if domestic violence abusers can be rehabilitated or is a question that has an automatic answer to it....   [tags: human rights, criminal law, rehabilitation]

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The Laws Protecting Child Abusers From Hate Crimes

- Juan Salcedo Student ID: 0379460 Ethnics Persuasive Essay 11/15/2015 Could you imagine how children must feel when they are abused by someone that is supposed to love and protect them, and nothing is done to help them. For this reason, it is important to realize there are legislative laws protecting child abusers from hate crimes, and excuses certain people from mandated reporting abuse. In fact, almost five children die every day as a result of abuse. Also, money is spent to convict and imprison child abusers which could be put towards programs that help people to recognize and prevent abuse....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse]

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Can Ephedrine Be Abused And Is It Addictive?

- - Can Ephedrine Be Abused And Is It Addictive. As recently as 2012, officials in Pakistan were calling ephedrine the “poor man 's cocaine,” though other experts argued against such a distinction. Why has it earned this reputation. Probably because it can be abused and, unfortunately, has an addictive quality to it. This is unfortunate because it is a useful medicine in many circumstances. However, if you or someone you love is taking this medicine, it 's worth understanding your addiction risk....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Withdrawal, Heroin]

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The Most Abused Substances Of The United States

- Most Abused Substances Giovanni Jimenez Northern Arizona University   Most Abused Substances There are many drugs that are abused by individuals every day. Whether the substance is alcohol, marijuana, crack cocaine, powdered cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, oxycodone, or any other drug addicts usually abuse of the substance. However the three most abused substances are alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana (National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2016). According to a study done by the Community Drug and Alcohol Council (CDAC) more than half of the U.S population has been identify as drinkers (2016)....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Nicotine]

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Can Single-Parent Households Influence Adolescents To Become Abusers?

- Single-parent households can influence adolescents to become abusers of their spouses, children and themselves and are expected to experience domestic violence in their lives. Rather than having the balance of a two-parent home, single-parented adolescents are constantly exposed to stressors and ultimately become abusers themselves. This leads to a vicious and continuous cycle that could lead to the destruction of generations thereafter. The trend of single-parent households are drastically increasing every year....   [tags: Single Parent Homes, Domestic Violence]

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Domestic Violence: No One Deserves to be Abused

- What is domestic violence. Domestic violence is the use, or threatened use of physical force, violence, a deadly weapon, sexual assault, or the intentional destruction of property. It is behaviour that has the intent or impact of placing a victim in fear of physical injury, and a pattern of behaviour resulting in emotional and psychological abuse, economic control, and/or interference with personal liberty that is directed towards the following: a current or former spouse, or a person with whom the abuser shares a child in common, or a current or former intimate partner....   [tags: Violence Against Women Essays]

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My Abused Friend

- My Abused Friend We sat in the dark watching The Wizard of Oz. We had the sound muted and the Pink Floyd CD Dark Side of the Moon turned up on the stereo. We had heard that the album had been written in such a way that if you timed it right, certain passages of songs made perfect sense with the movie. Cindy sat in the darkness also, although not as interested in the movie as the rest of us. Cindy was a small but not petite girl. She stood about five feet tall, with brown hair and green eyes....   [tags: Friendship Essay Descriptive Essay]

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Substance Being A Substance Abuser

- Several different people throughout the world can be placed in the category of a substance abuser. A substance abuser is described as a person who participates in the incorrect use of addictive substances including drugs and alcohol. Individuals partake in the use of addictive substances at the following different levels: socially, regularly, and addictively. People use drugs and alcohol occasionally in the social setting. A woman who does not normally drink alcohol at home, will drink when she goes out on the town with her friends....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Substance abuse]

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A Tale of Two Cities Essay: From Abused to Abuser

- From Abused to Abuser in A Tale of Two Cities Throughout the novel, A Tale of Two Cities , Charles Dickens’ judgment and portrayal of France, the Revolution, and the people themselves undergoes some very basic changes. Dickens is always in control of the reader by successfully reaching his goal of leading the reader by the hand through a series of emotions and ideas emanating from the plot and its characters. During the first few chapters of “Book the First,” Dickens has the reader sympathize with the plight of the French commoners....   [tags: Tale Two Cities Essays]

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Domestic Violence And The Abuser

- Understanding Domestic violence and the abuser is crucial, as there is a fine line to understanding the whys, the red flags, and what actions to take if one is ever exposed to the violence itself. Looking at statistics such as: “In the United States 1 in 4 women (24.3%) and 1 in 7 men (13.8%) report experiencing severe physical violence” (, 2016), “Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten” (Domestic Violence Stat., 2015) with these numbers provided any person can feel frightened for his or her safety....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence against women]

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Substance Abusers: A Vulnerable Population

- ... According to Demand Media (2013), stated that internal substance abuse is when someone feels the need to use drugs regularly, having that feeling like you need the drug to get through problems and have trouble when one is trying to stop taking the drug. External substance abuse characteristic is when people often notice behavioral, physical, and psychological changes (Demand Media, 2013). According to demand media, (2013), stated that physical changes are lack in hygiene, changes in the person pupils such as being dilated or constricted, and changes in their weight....   [tags: Drugs, Rehabilitation, Awareness]

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Escape of the Abused

- Abuse is one of the most demeaning and destructive acts, yet it is overlooked and sometimes ignored but is becoming one of the most rapidly growing crimes in today’s society. Often, this crime is overlooked on account of the fact that the worst abuse that takes place is not always physical, but emotional and mental abuse and society as a whole, does not comprehend how demoralizing and destructive this is. The people who are consistently abused, whether it be female or male, adult or child, each individual live their lives in constant fear of their abuser, and they frequently find themselves in a situation where they begin to feel like they can no longer trust anyone else....   [tags: domestic violence, victim, children]

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Users, Abusers And Manipulators

- Users, Abusers and Manipulators Don’t allow people to pass their time with you. Make the most of your time in relationships and friendships by identifying the warning signs of indifference and manipulation. They either treat you with respect or they don’t, there is no middle ground. If more than a few of the following signs exist in your relationships, I recommend a comprehensive examination of your partner, wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, lover or friend. Don’t sell yourself short. If you don’t expect more from the people in your life, you’ll never receive more....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Friendship]

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Substance Abuser Is Defined By Merriam Webster

- Substance abuser is defined in Merriam-Webster as someone who regularly uses drugs illegally. Webster defines alcoholism as the regular consumption of intoxicants. Each year many people fall victim to substance abuse and alcoholism. The number has since increased due to psychological problems going untreated and the ease of access. The age levels continue to decrease on the ability to obtain drugs and alcohol. The states that there are over 88,000 deaths per year caused by alcohol and over 200,000 people from drugs....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Alcoholism]

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Tactics Abusers Use to Control Their Victim

- Over seven billion people in the world and many unfortunate receive the toll of abuse, either by seeing it or experiencing it firsthand. In all countries around the world abuse flourishes. In the United States one in three women, one in four men, and one in five teenage girls experienced a type of abuse according to the National Institute of Justice. A top concern for ninety-two percent of women is domestic and sexual abuse ("Domestic Violence Statistics"). Sexual, emotional, physical, neglect, or financial abuse leaving lasting effects on children, elders, and victims of all ages....   [tags: sexual, verbal and physical abuse]

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The Abused Child

- Imagine being a child stuck in a dark hole alone, and having to face terror for many years. Well A Child Called It shares the everyday battles of a child, David Pelzer, and it reflects the inhumanity of someone who’s supposed to be loving and caring. The story of the abused child, Pelzer, not only tells the insanity of humankind, but show how easy it is for child abuse to be hidden behind walls. At a very young age Pelzer started to suffer and live such a miserable life. Pelzer faced battles where he not only learned to stay strong, but survive the games from the abuser, his mother, the abuser....   [tags: Child abuse, Physical abuse, Abuse]

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Abused Women : An Act Of Defense

- Has a friend or daughter ever been wrongfully accused of a crime she did not commit. Abused women today are having to spend years in prison, crying out for freedom from a title of accused murderer, yet they were just protecting themselves from the abusive killer. Although some believe abused women should be accused of murder for killing their husbands, the truth is they should not because it could be an act of defense, or a form of protection. In situations where abused women feel harmed or threatened, their immediate reaction of protection for their children or themselves is the death of their abuser....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Physical abuse, Victimisation]

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The Issue Of Homicide And Abused Spouses

- Homicide and Abused Spouses The process of leaving an abusive spouse and the time leading shortly after can be the most dangerous and life-threatening events to an abused victim. According to the Domestic Violence Death Review Committee, "[They] found that in 81% of the reviewed cases of domestic homicide, the couple was either separated or in the process of separating" ( By attempting to leave an abuser, the individual is revoking the control they have over the victim....   [tags: Abuse, Psychological abuse, Domestic violence]

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Children Who Are Abused Act

- Children who are abused act out in many different ways by the American Prosecutors Research Institute, they can run away from home or foster care, commit acts of violence to others, or become sexual active because that is the only thing that feel as a valuable asset. If sexual abused they can revert back to acting younger than their physical age, going back to wetting the bed, separation anxiety and in some cases talking like a baby again. Their hygiene can become horribly bad do to the fact they feel shame or fear....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse, Neglect]

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Gun Laws Should Not Be Abused

- People all across the world are dying from a bullet of a gun, whether it is intentional or not it all plays a role in violence. For example, When someone is holding someone hostage and later gets shot and killed by Swat team 's. The Swat team intention wasn’t to shoot the suspect, their intention is to hope he or she would surrender. Now a person is dead. In the same way, if someone intentions were to shoot someone it will still lead to violence because someone will lose their lives. For example, the Florida State University shooting when a man open fired in a library that claimed three lives....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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Behavioral Outcomes in Abused Children

- The research at present was done to discover what types of behaviors are presented by abused children. Research has shown that there are not specific behaviors that an abused child will exhibit. However, there are certain behaviors that can be watched for by parents, caregivers, and other adults. These behaviors may be shown in the form of a problem child or the opposite in a quiet isolated child. The Effects of Child Abuse on Behavior Many people assume that there are specific behaviors associated with a child who is or has been abused....   [tags: Effects of Child Abuse on Behavior]

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Women Being Abused By Men

- According to Jeanne Kilbourne essay, Kilbourne talks about women being abused by men in visual advertisements and the consequences of those representations. I for one, argue with Kilbourne that women are being too exposed and hurt when they are in advertisements. So using Kilbourne 's analytical perspective and my own perspective we can give our insights on why we feel women are being treated badly and unequally from men with the following pictures. From the past till today women in advertisement pictures have been mostly victimized by men, and Kilbourne and I feel this sort of action needs to come to an end....   [tags: Advertising, Sex in advertising, Woman]

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Heroin Drugs And Its Effects On Its Abusers

- Heroin Heroin is one of the world’s most addictive drugs. It is the most dangerous opiate depressant drug. This drug is synthesized from morphine, which is from the natural substance from an extract of the seed pod of a poppy plant. This drug often appears as a white or brown powder and less often as a black sticky product, commonly known as “black tar heroin.” Heroin has many effects, uses, routines of administration, and causes a great deal of impact on its abusers. Chemistry: Compound name that makes up heroin is diamorphine....   [tags: Heroin, Addiction, Drug addiction, Morphine]

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Being Abused And Your Mind

- As a school counselor one is passing through the halls acknowledging students as they prepare to leave for the day. You notice a student having problems gathering her things and attempt to assist her. The student is startled and practically jumps out of her skin. You reach to pick up her books and notice she has bruises on her arms. The student immediately thanks you and grab her books and walk away. You instantly assume the child is being abused and your mind is racing with thoughts of what to do....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, School counselor]

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Homeless and Abused Women

- Many women in the world are faced with domestic violence. Some of these women do not have the strength to leave the man who is abusing them. Other women leave the home or relationship and will find themselves in poverty or even worse, homelessness. They aren’t always trapped in homelessness alone, sometimes they have either children or pets. If domestic violence is prevalent in a relationship a woman can either be trapped or it can lead to homelessness and in most cases being homeless is the better option and for many women who have been abused it can be hard for them to get back on their feet, especially if they have children....   [tags: domestic violence, The Shade Tree]

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The Comparison of Two Interventions for Homeless Youth Substance Abusers

- If good intentions, well-meaning programs, and humanitarian gestures could end homelessness, it would be history by now. Since they don’t, it is time to do something different, something that solves the problem, not services the disgrace. (Philip Mangano, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness). The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA) defines homeless youth as individuals who are “not more than 21 years of age … for whom it is not possible to live in a safe environment with a relative and who have no other safe alternative living arrangement.” Implicit in this definition is the notion that homeless youth are not accompanied by a parent or guardian (Haber & Toro, 2004)....   [tags: community, counciling, ethics]

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Should Drugs Be Abused For Many Years?

- A pharmacy is a place where we all receive health care from. Without a pharmacy, people would not have the opportunity to go to a specific place to take their prescribed medicines and discuss about their concerns to a pharmacists. A pharmacist listen to patients and help them the best way they can. Pharmacists are the ones who are able to see the patients record and receive messages from the doctor concerning their health, and accordingly give patients their medicines. In terms of pharmacy, it is said that medicines are ‘dispensed’....   [tags: Morphine, Opioid, Drug addiction, Codeine]

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My Project to Help Abused Animals

- I pass a certain house everyday as I drive to and from school. Everyday, I see a brown Labrador Retriever laying outside in a pile of mud. He is tied up to a chain leash, no bigger than four feet long. His leash is not even long enough to reach his dog house, therefore he sleeps outside every night despite the weather conditions. I am always inclined to pull over and bring the dog bowls of food and water. I cannot understand what makes a person neglect such a beautiful and innocent creature. My heart breaks for him, and all other animals like him that are suffering neglect and abuse....   [tags: personal objective]

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The Psychological Factors And Behavior That Exist Among Abusers And The Victims Of Domestic Violence

- References Article (1) Eckstein, Jessica J. "Reasons For Staying In Intimately Violent Relationships: Comparisons Of Men And Women And Messages Communicated To Self And Others". Journal of Family Violence 26.1 (2010): 21-30. Web. 26 Oct. 2016. Summary Men and women from various walks life are known to be victims of “Intimately Violent Relationships” (Jessica J. Eckstein). Domestic violence is wide spread problem that remains prevalent throughout many parts of society. There are many factors which contribute to this dangerous and destructive societal issue....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence, Abuse]

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Authority Abusers are Spreading Like a Disease: Wole Soyinka's 'Every Dictator's Nightmare'

- Ever since the beginning of time, rulers and dictators have tried to control the so-called lesser beings into doing anything they want them to do and made them slaves for their own pleasure. These lords of leadership have cruelly made their peasants scrub the toilet full of putrid smelling feces, lay there crying while they rape them every night, and work a field with calloused, arthritic hands that will never put the bountiful harvest to their malnourished lips because slaves are not worthy....   [tags: Dictatorship, Analytical Essay]

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Shelters for Abused and Homeless Women

- VOLUNTEERISM AND ETHICS Shelters for Abused and Homeless Women What to do. The issue of abused and homeless women is one that has recently been brought to the forefront of social issues in Pakistan. Abuse, most often begins after marriage. According to local traditions, once a girl’s baraat (wedding procession) enters the husband’s house, only her janaza (funeral pyre) should leave. Loyalty and devotion to the husband and his family come above every thing else. When family support is pulled away, the girl is then at the mercy of her husband....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Outgrowing the Pain: A Book For and About Adults Abused as Children

- In the book, Outgrowing the Pain: A Book For and About Adults Abused as Children, Dr. Eliana Gil discusses the causes and effects of traumatic experiences adults abused as children have undergone during their childhood. Throughout the book, Dr. Gil introduces various types of abuse within the family such as emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Furthermore, Dr. Gil explains how to guide these once mistreated adults to understand and cope with each situation. Currently, there are many children whom suffer from emotional, physical, and sexual abuse in their family....   [tags: Dr. Eliana Gil]

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I Was an Abused Woman

- Most women never think that they would ever be put in a situation where their significant other would abuse them. The words come out, “It’ll never happen to me!” Yet, when it does happen, to whom do we turn. I realized I had many people to turn to, but I chose not to go to them. My silence hurt more than being physically wounded. I denied it all until the day my best friend witnessed it. That was the day that the silence was broken. I am a human being, not an animal. I couldn’t take the abuse....   [tags: Autobiography Essay, Personal Narrative]

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Euthanasia: Why Legalize It When It Will Still Be Abused?

- The concept of euthanasia dates back to as early as Ancient Rome, where in that time period euthanasia was considered to be a crime of murder. However, euthanasia did not become an issue in the United States until the 20th century, when Dr. Jack Kevorkian came into the limelight (Bonin). As a result, in 1999, Jack Kevorkian was tried and convicted of second degree murder after assisting with as many as 130 suicides. Since then, the debate around the world has raged on whether euthanasia should or shouldn't be legalized....   [tags: the right to die, moral & ethical analysis]

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Profiting on Conservation: Animals in Captivity Abused for Human Entertainment

- Animals have been used in entertainment before Shamu became the headliner at Sea World. Ancient Romans threw innocent people and animals into a coliseum solely to entertain the spectators in the stands. People have been paying to see animals perform tricks for the past two thousand years. Marine animals are often captured or rescued from the wild under conservation terms, but trained by punishment instead of positive reinforcement to perform in themed shows in order to boost attendance for Marine Parks mainly for profit....   [tags: Animal Rights]

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Child Soldiers are Abused and Deprived of Human Rights

- Today, an estimated three hundred thousand children under age eighteen are participating in armed conflicts worldwide. Thousands more face recruitment or are members of armed forces and groups not presently at war.(McManimon) The life of a child soldier is filled with terror, violence, horrible living conditions, lack of proper sanitization and poor nutrition. Though being a soldier at first may seem like the child’s “escape” from the poverty they live in because of the promises that are made to them, most children are brought into situations that are often worse then what they were already living in....   [tags: Human Rights Essays]

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Animal Testing Should Not Be Abused, Manipulated, Or Harmed?

- One drug, used to cure symptoms of arthritis, caused the death of more than sixty thousand people in the United States. This drug was pulled off the market in 2004 because animal testing led researchers to believe that that drug, Vioxx, was safe (New England Anti-Vivisection...). A simple arthritis drug killed thousands of people but the blame does not fall to the animals; therefore, the blame is on the researchers and scientists who trusted the animals test results to predict rightful outcomes for humans....   [tags: Animal testing, Animal rights, Human]

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Alcohol Is The Substance Abused Most Frequently By Adolescents

- “Alcohol is the substance abused most frequently by adolescents, followed by marijuana and tobacco. In the past month, 35 percent of high school seniors reported drinking some alcohol, 21 percent reported using marijuana, and 11 percent reported smoking cigarettes” (, p.1). There are many different factors that often play a part in why a teen might turn to substance use or abuse; such as individual factors, family factors, and peer factors. Teenagers experiment and use substances for many reasons; coping, experimentation, peer pressure, personality traits or socioeconomic status....   [tags: Adolescence, Peer group, Peer pressure]

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Long Lasting Effects of Child Abuse

- Although people tend to believe that child abuse always involves obvious bruises or broken bones, it is so much more. Child abuse ranges from ignoring a child’s needs, physically assaulting them, or even leaving them in dangerous situations including unsafe unsupervised places. There is also emotional abuse including name-calling, making a child feel worthless, or even making a child feel stupid. If a child grows up without ever getting help, then the chance that they too will become an abuser is much higher than if it is caught at a young age....   [tags: Abusers, Children, Neglect]

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Bio-Psycho Social Assessment: The Case of Brandon

- ... Brandon’s mother immediately contacted law enforcement, and his father has been imprisoned since. It was also notated that initially, Brandon reported that he loves his dad greatly, and that his father was filled great regret when he sexually abused him. There was no additional information reported as it in relation to Brandon and his family. Health and Medical Issues Brandon has no reported physical or medical health concerns noted. At this time, Brandon is currently displaying symptoms associated with depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)....   [tags: consequences of sexually abused children]

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Anti Bullying Laws are not Working

- It seems as if everyday there is someone new getting bullied ,even though there are laws that prevent this from happening . The U.S. needs to enforce all anti-bullying laws, to insure there are no more victims . Having bullying laws in place for everyone is so beneficial because they serve to protect the rights to the victims “Bullying is the use of force threat or coercion to abuse ,intimidate or, aggressively impose domination over others”(The Effects...1). Bullying may be caused because of race , religion , gender ,sexuallity ,and even apperance....   [tags: victims, abusers, school districts]

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Children Commiting Murder: Too Young to Kill

- In the twenty first century there have been many cases of kids committing murder, whether it is the relationships they hold at home or the video games they play, the environment a child is exposed to will affect their developmental process. Children are supposed to be innocent and pure without the desire to kill, yet in the last 50 years official statistics on suggest that over 1,100 kids have been found guilty of murder in England alone. The average age of a child that kills is just about fourteen years old....   [tags: abused children, boredom, entertainment]

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Studies on The Childhood of Serial Killers

- A serial killer is a person who murders three or more people over a period of more than 30 days, with a "cooling off" period between each murder, and whose motivation for killing is largely based on psychological gratification. Most people do not understand what can make a person want to kill multiple people for no reason other than own satisfactional gain. In actuality serial killers have been studied for over hundreds of years, and the information that has been documented continues to grow. The research that I have gathered about serial killers focuses on their childhood development, the differences and similarities between men and female serial kills, and finally general information on ho...   [tags: murder, killing animals, abused]

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Abortion - Unwanted Pregnancies = Abused Children

- Unwanted Pregnancies = Abused Children     Who can resist the invitation to abort an unwanted pregnancy for the child's sake primarily, and not just the "health" of the mother. Let's examine this frequently voiced contention: that aborting unwanted pregnancies is beneficial because they would later lead to abused children. And everyone, of course, is opposed to the maltreatment of kids.   The landmark study on this was done at the University of Southern California. Professor Edward Lenoski studied 674 consecutive battered children who were brought to the in- and out-patient departments of that medical center....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Relationship Between Offenders With Sex Crimes Against Children And Sexually Abused As A Child

- This article re-examined the relationship between offenders with sex crimes against children and them being sexually abused as a child. Furthermore, it explores if them being victims as children correlates with pedophilic interest and their chances of recidivism. In preparation for doing this study they took a deep look into two studies. Both of which are studies that were based off a theory that states that sexual victimization could play a significant role in the later sex offending of children....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sex offender]

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Overview of Different forms of Domestic Violence

- Today, the heartbreaking actuality with domestic violence is genuine because we have or had an encounter with these ourselves. We also know someone that has or has come across with domestic violence. Domestic violence is a prototype of sadistic actions exemplified by the intention to acquire or sustain authority and domination over an intimate partner or other family members. There are vigorous actions or risks of dynamic actions with behaviors that terrorize, manipulate, segregate, terrify, coerce, imminent, and point the finger at, indignant, harm, or wound partner and or other family members....   [tags: domestic violence, sexual harassment, abusers]

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Why Children Choose to Stay Quiet About Being Sexually Abused

- Starting from preschool, teachers and my parents have always taught me don’t talk to strangers. In elementary school, they would always send out papers about the nearest predators in your city and it always astounded me the amount of predators that were around my area. It almost felt like there predators on every street. In today’s society it amazes me how much life has change from then to now. Back in the day, you were able to leave your child playing outside for hours without you even checking on them, but in today’s society you can’t even have your child play outside for more than hour without you checking on them every half hour....   [tags: Abuse, Childhood, School]

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Identifying the Factors which Are Likely to Result in Greater Delinquency among Abused Children

- Juvenile justice system in the US focuses not only in disciplining juvenile offenders but also in trying to come with factors which accelerate these offences. This is with the aim of avoiding these problems in future and also trying to identify the most effective methods of handling juvenile offenders. One of the main causes of delinquency is maltreatment, especially during the early stages of life. This has been identified as the main risk factor for delinquency among children. However, there are variations in maltreated children who later become juvenile delinquents....   [tags: US juvenile justice system]

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The Perception Of Final Year Nursing Students Being Abused By Educators

- Hypothesis The perception of final year nursing students being abused by educators Literature review The education research 2011 described the types and sources of abusive and violent behaviours faced by nursing students in their final year of nursing education (Cooper et al.,2011). Workplace violence, defined as violent acts directed toward workers, includes physical assault, the treat of assault and verbal abuse. It has far reaching and long term consequences for workers health and safety. (Magnavita & Heponiemi , 2011)....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Psychological abuse]

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Relational Movements Of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused

- There are “seven relational movements” that children who have been sexually abused will go through in order for them to become resilient with their partners (Crete and Singh 345). The first two categories are the external and internal themes. The two external themes are past abuse and isolation. Many people who have been sexually abused go from their past abuse to seeking counseling to help process the abuse (Crete and Singh 345). Before counseling, victims have a hard time with certain parts of intimacy, but with counseling they are better able to process their feelings, grieve what they lost from their childhood, and are able to learn healthier relational patterns with their partners (Cret...   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse]

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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Sexually Abused Children

- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) shows empirical evidence to support its validity when counseling sexually abused children. The theory was designed to resolve post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depressive and anxiety symptoms. This model of psychotherapy is not only useful to children and adolescents but to a wide range of population, such as parents, and many persons suffering from mental illness. The methodology of CBT is specific and brief therapy that teaches a person to talk about emotion and thoughts and how they contribute to the person’s behavior....   [tags: Psychology, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Importance Of A Motor Vehicle Is Being Recklessly Abused By The People Of Our Society

- The problem I am addressing today is that the privilege to operate a motor vehicle is being recklessly abused by the people of our society. America today as we all should know has an unhealthy obsession with the use of technology, more so their cell phones. People drive distracted every day and it is nothing to just brush aside. . There are many facts and statistics on how this is a critical subject of matter. Whether you think it is a big deal or not, you should consider the consequences....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Why Are Prescription Drugs One Of The Most Overlooked Abused Drug?

- Why are prescription drugs one of the most overlooked abused drug in society. If society where to look into the problem they may see that money, availability, and acceptance among people the problems that create a war on this drug hard to fight. Therefore, the problem is larger than anyone would like to admit and the expectations of society on individuals push them to the growing problem of prescription drug addiction. If a person where to Google drugs to help, they would see there is a drug for every problem one may encounter....   [tags: Drug addiction, Pharmacology, Addiction]

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Why Are Prescription Drugs One Of The Largest Overlooked Abused Drug?

- Why are prescription drugs one of the largest overlooked abused drug in society. If society were to catch a glimpse into the problem they may detect that money, availability, and acceptance among people the problems that create a war on this drug hard to fight. Therefore, the problem is larger than anyone would care to admit and the expectations of society on individuals push them to the growing problem of prescription drug addiction. If a person were to Google drugs to help, they would view that there is a drug for every problem one may encounter....   [tags: Drug addiction, Pharmacology, Addiction]

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Does Social Class Affect The Probability Of Being Sexually Abused?

- At the beginning of this school year Jessica Valenti, a columnist for the guardian, wrote about rape. She stated that in America people are very concerned about rape in universities but didn’t really pay attention to what she called invisible rape. Invisible rape as she describes is the rape we never hear about. The people that are usually involved in this kind of sexual violence are homeless, prisoners, mentally ill people, disabled, children, sex workers and addicts. Most of these mentioned come from a lower class....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Aboriginal Canadians and The Criminal Justice System

- No community in Canada comes into conflict with criminal justice system officials more disproportionately than Aboriginals (Dickson-Gilmore, 2011, p.77). Indeed, Aboriginal Canadians are often subject to both overt and unintended discrimination from Canadian law enforcement due in large part to institutionalized reputations as chronic substance abusers who are incapable of reform (Dickson-Gilmore, 2011, p.77-78). One of the more startling contemporary examples of this is the case of Frank Paul; a Mi’kmaq Canadian who was left to die in a Vancouver alley by officers of the Vancouver Police Department after being denied refuge in a police “drunk tank”....   [tags: criminal justice, chronic substance abusers]

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Child Abuse: Routine Activities Theory

- Physical abuse, the act when someone intentionally damages another party involving contact envisioned to cause feelings of physical discomfort, objection, or other physical distress and bodily harm ("Child Physical Abuse"). Physical maltreatment occurred among animals, too. In most cases, physical abused offenders tend to be the victims of the same physical misuse, but adults can be victims as well without the same effect. Physically abused children be prone to the risk of later interpersonal problems (of or relating to relationships or communication between people) involving aggressive behavior, and adolescents are at a greater risk for substance mishandling ("Long-term physical and mental...   [tags: long term consequences, types of abusers]

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