While the prosecution may attempt to explain or downplay an uncooperative or contradictory victim, the defense will attempt to show the existence of reasonable doubt as a result of the victim's testimony (JEC, 2014). Cross-examination of the victim would focus on the inconsistencies in statements and/or the lack of accurate or detailed recall about the conduct (JEC, 2014). Being a victim of any crimes can be a scary situation. Many will try to ignore the situation in hopes that it will just go away. Domestic violence cases are cases that most victims still stay in the situation and fear for their lives.
Written by Elizabeth Marquart talks about how divorce can cause children even from a good divorce go through it there selves when they get older, children also feel that they are to blame for their parents getting divorced and they lose all interest for other things, there is also a lot of controversy about which parent gets which day can just lead up to a huge custody battle for most. Divorce isn’t the best thing when you are a child it can
A truth about intimate partner sexual assault is that “In 2008, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published data collected in 2005 that finds that women experience two million injuries from intimate partner violence each year.” (CDC 2008) A myth about intimate partner sexual assault is that if a intimate partner rapes their domestic partner it is because the individual is not giving sex up enough or depriving the aggressor. This is false, intimate partners need to give consent each time and both agree on having sex or such acts. A truth is that “On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the United States. In 2005, 1,181 women were
is a patterned behavior; most victims go back to their abuser because they believe that they won’t do it again. Dr. Lenore Walker a feminist psychotherapist came up with the theory of the Cycle of Violence. According to Dr. Walker, the cycle has three escalating phases. Phase I (Honeymoon Phase) consists of four steps: first there is minor battering where the victim blames outside factors, then the batterer’s brutality keeps victim captive, this is when the batter feels sad and remorseful. Next the victim realizes Phase II is coming and works hard to control external situations, and finally victim withdraws; batterer moves in more oppressively.
If the abuse is particularly serious and they feel there no way out of it they may deal with it in more drastic ways like trying to take their own life. It may result in serious anxiety and depression which is going to stay with them for the rest of their lives. Major Long-Term Medical Symptoms of Physical Abuse may be insomnia. Insomnia is when someone has difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Insomnia is a common problem for people that suffer or have suffered from physical abuse.
The act of rape itself is brutal, repulsive, and can leave one scared for the rest of their life. A rapist takes their victims feeling of protection and dignity. When such a cruel act like this occurs and results in a child, it is not an act of love, or even negligence, but rather, that act of violence made flesh. If a woman decides to keep that child, she will always be torn between the love of a mother for her child and the remembrance of the man who brutalized her. Women who are alcoholics and/or drug addicts become pregnant as well.
These types of abuse have something In common: someone using methods (for usually a man, but occasionally a woman) to control their partner and sometimes other family members. Many women endure domestic violence for years. This is because sometimes feel they "deserve" or justified by the presence of other problems such as addiction gambling, alcohol or relationship problems. But no one deserves this abuse and no excuses that warrant. How can protect women and their children of the family
It is common for those suffering from BPD and their families to feel confused by a lack of clear diagnosis, effective treatments and accurate information. It is true that the disorder originates in the families of those who suffer from it, and is closely related to traumatic events during childhood and to PTSD. SIGNS AND SYMTOMS Studies suggest that individuals with BPD tend to experience frequent, strong and Long-lasting states of aversive tension, often triggered by perceived rejection, being alone or perceived
The patients mood swings can trigger arguments with friends or family which can result in a suicide attempt. This is very common in BPD sufferers, they are often hospitalized on more than one occasion for attempted suicide. Another “symptom” of Borderline Personality Disorder is unstable relationships. A person with BPD has a lot of difficulty establishing and maintaining meaningful relationships. For example, an individual with BPD might meet someone and it would be “love at first sight,” but after a short period of time they become disappointed with the other person.
Being raped is a very traumatic experience and can have many psychological and physical effects on the victim. The outcome and traumatic effects of a date rape can last for months, even years and treatment is usually required not just a hospital visit. The hardest part for the victim is often the aftermath when the victim must take in what happened, accept it, and readjust. After the assault, the first few days the victim enters what is known as the acute or crisis phase. In this phase the victim struggles with the realization of what has happened, that they have been raped, and they slowly begin to accept it.