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INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE [1 record]

Record 1 2020-02-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Criminology
DEF

The intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against a person or group that results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation.

CONT

Interpersonal violence can be committed by a person who is or has been in a romantic relationship, spouse or partner, family member, cohabitant, or household member including a roommate.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Criminologie
CONT

La violence interpersonnelle peut se manifester de différentes façons et être exercée dans différents contextes. Elle regroupe d'une part la violence qui se produit au sein de la famille ou entre partenaires intimes et d'autre part la violence qui survient au sein de la communauté.

Spanish

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