They were able to control the lives of the women in their families but yet the women still required the protection and control of men (Strayer, p. 59). Patriarchal societies occurred in quite a few of the early civilizations. One for example is the South Asian civilization. Women of India were prohibited from attending public
Along with these specific theories there are other external factors in the offenders environment that can contribute to the abuse such as: stress, society demands and drug and alcohol dependency. Abusers who perpetrate domestic violence, do so to control their victims, and in order to maintain that control they threaten the safety of the victim. Although there is no justification for their behavior, there are theories in which can help us to understand exactly why and what reasons drive these people to abuse the people they claim to “love.” Culture of Violence Theory
Many cases of domestic violence erupts from substance abuse such as alcohol or drugs, which make someone irrational. But, no matter who is abusing whom, this act is intolerable and astonishingly immature. The personal and intimate
Universally, domestic violence is referred to abusive behavior that is used by the intimate partner to control or power over the other intimate power. This can be in the forms of psychological, sexual, economic or emotional threats or actions that will influence your partner (Kindschi,2013).Domestic violence studies provides that psychopathology, which happens when in violent environment in child development can make the argument of domestic violence progress of being a generational legacy (Kindschi,2013).I chose to write about the Feminist Theory to explain why people commit domestic violence. It believes that the root causes of domestic violence is the outcome of living in a society that condones aggressive behavior by men, while women
As part of Edna’s self-discovery she wants to spend time on her own and she feels forced to leave her kids with her parents. When she visits them, her kids still bring her happiness even if her previous life does not and “it was with a wretch and a pang that Edna left her children” . Edna does fine alone, with her art, forgetting her past, but when she goes to see them, she is confronted with the side of herself that she is giving up and it hurts her. This aching shows that there is still a part of her that is a wife and mother. One part where the Ratignole side of her overcomes Reisz’s is when she goes to Adele’s side at childbirth instead of staying with Robert.
Essentially, schizophrenia often made people act out in violence. “During this frenzied episode they may shout, talk rapidly, pace back and forth, and act out in violence- either toward themselves or others”, this symbolizes that when having this disorder they are not aware of your emotions and they can be highly questionable (“Schizophrenia” 3). The narrator from “The Tell-Tale Heart” usually acted out in violence instead of dealing with the old man’s evil eye he just attacked him. “ I dragged him to the floor and pulled the
Lady Macbeth suffered from a Post-Traumatic stress disorder and paranoid schizophrenia due to these symptoms: hallucinations, intrusive memories, as well as delusions. Post–traumatic stress disorder (PSTD) is a mental health condition that is triggered by a frightening event that someone has witnessed or experienced. Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder is insomnia, guilt, reliving traumatic moments, and concentration problems. (Lipinski) Lady Macbeth is reliving a tragedy moment that
The cycle of violence can be a vicious one that can repeat itself if the victim or offender does not change their thought process (Martin, 2014). The attribution theory can help in either cover up or uncover a core issue in domestic violence. In essence, the attribution theory explores how the victims attribute the partner’s abusive behavior (Martin, 2014). For example, if the victim recognizes that the abusive behavior is due to an inability to manage emotions, then this self-realization is what leads a victim to leave the abusive relationship (Martin, 2013). In this case, the attribution theory can uncover a core issue.
but eventually she returns to visit her family and provides her mom with proper assistance that will help her treat her mental disorder. However, Julie proves that she will not follow her mother's behaviors.her mother's behavior was an example of a non-common psychological syndrome disorder difficult to diagnose. A learning experience that help her understand her mother's actions without
It is the abuse of power from the abuser based on controlling behaviors towards their partners. In the UK, the abuse can be emotional, financial, sexual, physical or psychological. Normally, domestic abuse does escalates over time , and their victims may experience different types of abuse from the same person. Physical abuse is the most visible form of domestic abuse, what the abuser wants to do is to intimidate and cause fear. These assaults often start small, a shove or grabbing your wrist, but over time it will become worst.
Smith’s second diagnostic code 305.00, which indicates she is diagnosed with Mild Alcohol Use in DSM-5 (American Psychiatric Association, 2013) or Alcohol Abuse in DSM-IV-TR (4th ed. , text rev.; DSM–IV–TR; American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Since the dilemma was not clear on mine and my supervisor’s areas of competence, I would have to look into our competencies before treating clients with clinical addiction and substance abuse disorders. According to the BCACC codes of ethics (2014) the RCC will “limit practice and supervision to areas of competence in which proficiency has been gained through education, training, or experience” (p. 6). Therefore my supervisor and I would have to determine whether we are competent to counsel Ms.
Some might even develop panic attacks and are also at risk for developmental delays, psychiatric disorders, school difficulties, aggressive behavior, and low self-esteem. While being exposed to a traumatic experience can trigger mental health problems, living with a severe mental illness is likely to increase the vulnerability of a person being abused. Some examples of long term mental illnesses are dissociation which refers to feeling like one has “checked out” or is not present. In some instances of dissociation, people may find themselves daydreaming. But in situations where dissociation is chronic and more complex it may impair an individual 's ability to function in the “real” world, such as not being able to focus on work related duties or being able to concentrate on
The main focus of this paper is defining the common clinical problem, and discussing the severity that postpatrum depression poses on infants and mothers. Eisner et al. (2002) argues that postpartum depression can also lead to psychos, which is more susceptible in women who had previous mental health issues such as bipolar. This pycosis requires invention imeadalty as it involves bizarre behaviours, unusal halluicantions a, which can result in the mother causing serious harm or death, to herself or the child. This article was very important as it demonstrated the severity that postpartum depression has on the child and the mother and the they risks that they impose when not intervened.
Although Cherie’s volatile relationship has not erupted into physical violence, Tyrone’s threatening behavior could easily escalate from controlling and intimidating behavior to outright domestic violence, which adds another crisis component to this case. As previously mentioned, Cherie revealed that Tyrone belittles and controls her. She also said Tyrone acts excessively jealous, limits her telephone usage and access to money and credit cards. These characteristics are often mentioned when women in domestic violence shelters describe their mate (James & Gilliland, 2013, p.302).
Some people have their lives all mapped out and traumatic events are not calculated into this equation. Sudden traumatic events can cause plans to change. No one plans to lose a loved one, experience a volcano eruption, be a victim of domestic violence, witness an accident, or have cancer. Trauma is someone has witnessed or experienced a terribly frightening or a life threatening event or situation. Natural disasters, rape and sexual assault, torture, domestic violence, or mass personal violence are forms of trauma an individual can experience.