Domestic violence does not just happen to women

Dubrow-Marshall, LJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4092-6599 and Dubrow-Marshall, R ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6916-0780 2018, 'Domestic violence does not just happen to women' , The Conversation .

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Abstract

The United Kingdom has convicted the first female under the Serious Crime Act for controlling and coercive behaviour. This case not only illustrates that males can be the victims of domestic violence, including psychological violence, but additionally challenges other stereotypes about controlling and coercive behaviour in illustrating that the perpetrators can be well educated, come from nice families, and be young (in their teens). The importance of recognising signs of controlling and coercive behaviour and educating people about the pervasiveness of this problem can help to assist victims and in prevention.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: The Conversation
Publisher: The Conversation
Depositing User: Dr Linda Dubrow-Marshall
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 12:58
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 12:58
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/52014

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