The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies four types of intimate partner violence—physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, and psychological aggression.
What are at least 3 things different types of violence have in common?
It divides violence into three broad categories according to who the perpetrators and victims are of violent acts: Self-directed violence. Interpersonal violence. Collective violence.
What type of violence is intimate partner violence?
The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy.
How does law define intimate violence?
any form of abuse which includes physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or economic harassment. damage to property. entry into a persons property without their consent. any other abusive or controlling behaviour where such a conduct causes harm or may cause harm to your health, safety, or well being.
What is the punishment for intimate partner violence?
Penal Code 273.5 makes it illegal to inflict a “corporal injury” that results in even a slight physical injury to an intimate partner. PC 273.5 is a felony. Possible penalties for a first offense range from one (1) year in county jail to up to four (4) years in California state prison.
What does emotional abuse mean?
Emotional abuse is a way to control another person by using emotions to criticize, embarrass, shame, blame, or otherwise manipulate another person.