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Intervention Programs, Domestic Violence

  • By: Sandra Stith
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Domestic violence is a pervasive social problem that has devastating effects on all members of the family, as well as the larger society. Domestic violence includes physical, psychological, verbal, and sexual abuse perpetrated by one intimate partner against another partner. Rates ...

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