Response To Domestic Violence

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Reading your response to the domestic violence question I can respect your argument that domestic violence is a personal issue. But the example you used is supporting the belief that domestic violence is a social issue. Across the world addiction, alcoholism and substance abuse are social issues that manifests itself in the home increasing the likelihood of domestic violence . In addition, exposure to violence, especially in childhood, places children at risk for the development of trauma symptoms or PTSD (Levendosky, Bogat, & Martinez-Torteya, 2013). Children exposed to domestic violence many develop lasting physical and emotional dysfunction often times leading to either perpetuation of violence or victimization, rebellion, or poor overall
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