Domestic Violence In Forensic Research

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Darlene Lowrey Overview of the Effects of Domestic Violence on Children And the Importance in Forensic Psychology Argosy University Hawaii Campus Overview of the Effects of Domestic Violence on Children and the Importance in Forensic Psychology During September 2013, The National Network to End Domestic Violence (2014) reported that 17,301 children and 19,307 adults found safety in emergency shelters and transitional housing, and another 6,562 children and 24,476 adults received advocacy and support through non-residential services. Research has shown that children who experience domestic violence are at increased risk of developing psychological and behavioral difficulties such as anxiety, depression and aggression (Øverlien, 2010). Since 1997, studies have shown that children who…show more content…
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