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State Redress hearing: 25 September witness list and evidence summaries

https://www.abuseincare.org.nz/news/state-redress-hearing-25-september-witness-list-and-evidence-summaries/ 10:00am: Tanya and Georgina Sammons and Hope Curtin Tanya and Georgina Sammons will give evidence of their experiences of the Ministry of Social Development’s…

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Politeness Theory & Abusive Relationships

Brown and Levinson (1987) developed politeness theory based on Goffman’s (1959) face theory. Since politeness stems from face, face is explained first in order to…

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Brexit damages ability of UK to catch child abuse offenders

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/apr/16/mps-call-for-action-over-expected-rise-in-child-sexual-abuse-during-coronavirus-pandemic Europol said it had seen “increased online activity by those seeking child abuse material”. The UK will cease to belong to Europol, which helps…

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1960’s Interview With a Survivor

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Sexual dysfunction in obsessive compulsive disorder

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6953228/ Some evidence from community and clinical research showed that obsessive compulsive symptoms and OCD diagnosis are associated with worse sexual functioning, a higher prevalence…

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Types of emotional abuse

https://www.betterhelp.com/advice/abuse/youre-not-crazy-but-emotional-abuse-can-make-you-think-you-are/ Common types of emotional abuse include: – Gaslighting: Gaslighting is named after the Ingrid Bergman film Gaslight, where the main character is made to feel crazy…

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Childhood Abuse as a Risk Factor for Sleep Problems in Adulthood

The finding of elevated risk among respondents who reported frequent experiences of child abuse is consistent with previous theorizing on the especially deleterious effects of…

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Oranga Tamariki : Identify Abuse

SOME OF THE SIGNS You may be worried about the wellbeing of a child or young person, but feel unsure about whether to let someone…

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Domestic abuse: 1 in 3 victims are male

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Unmasking the abuser | Dina McMillan | TEDxCanberra

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