15-26 Segment 1: Domestic Violence: Why it happens and how it affects the family


Synopsis: Domestic abuse is something many women and men will experience in their lives. We talk to two psychologists familiar with the subject about what kind of person perpetrates partner and domestic violence, what victims can do to remove themselves from the abuse, and how being a witness to or a victim of abuse affects the intimate relationship, children and the family dynamic.

Host: Gary Price. Guests: Dr. Shannon Karl, Associate Professor in School of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Dr. Jay Richards, forensic psychologist on the faculty of Washington University and Seattle University, author of the novel, Silhouette of Virtue.

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Domestic Violence

Gary Price: Domestic violence is a problem in the U-S. The statistics on the numbers of women and men who are victimized by an intimate partner – be it a spouse, or ex-boyfriend or girlfriend are staggering…

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