Abuse of Adults

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Acording to a 2006/7 survey how many women are likely to experience domestic abuse in their lifetime?
1 in 4
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What are the effects of an abusive relationship?
Low self-esteem, shame and responsibility for events, loneliness, isolation and an inability to make decisions.
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Why do abused people return to their partner?
Does not want to be a single parent, feels responsible for children and feels that they should have two parents, may have pressure from their family to return to their partner, or they love their partner and hope that the violence will stop
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Who have set up support networks for people in abusive relationships?
Local authorities
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What do these networks include?
social services, a health team, the police and groups designed to help sufferers of abuse
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What are the effects of an abusive relationship?

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Low self-esteem, shame and responsibility for events, loneliness, isolation and an inability to make decisions.

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Who have set up support networks for people in abusive relationships?

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