INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE Partner abuse is everywhere, but the same interventions don’t work for everyone

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By BU Today on 11/13/2016

"...Intimate partner violence may be the most widespread form of abuse with the greatest ability to hide in plain sight. In fact, BU researchers say, even many people involved in abusive partner relationships don’t think of the mistreatment as abuse. Yet over the course of a lifetime, one fourth to one third of women in the United States will be abused by an intimate partner. That abuse can take many forms, from sexual exploitation to physical violence to controlling intimidation to hurtful mind games, and it can start at age 11 or 12. ..."

Read the entire article: https://www.bu.edu/today/2016/intimate-partner-violence/

Federal Insider Elder abuse – Often the kin did it: Feds to collect data.

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By The Wahington Post on 12/06/2016


"... “Unfortunately, the extent of elder abuse by guardians is relatively unknown to us due to the limited data that we have available,” Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing last week. ..."

Read the entire article:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2016/12/06/federal-government-moves-to-collect-more-data-on-elder-abuse/?utm_term=.6dd2b261a818

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