A guide to understanding the cycle of domestic violence.
Defining Domestic Violence
Definitions of abuse -- what it is and what it is not.
Myths and Facts on Domestic Violence
What are the myths and the facts about domestic abuse?
Statistics of Domestic Violence
The impact and statistics of domestic abuse.
Why Women Stay
The psychological and situational factors as to why women stay in abusive relationships.
The Battering Personality
Signs to look for in a battering personality.
Men Who Batter
Understanding the profile of men who batter.
Domestic Violence Fact Sheet
General facts about domestic violence.
The Hidden Victims of Domestic Violence
Children are the invisible victims of domestic violence with far reaching consequences.
Statistics on Children and Domestic Violence
Each year, an estimated 3.3 million children witness domestic violence.
The Effects of Family Violence
Describes the effects of family violence on adults and children.
Domestic Violence and Homicide
The lethal results of domestic violence.
Domestic Violence and Alcohol
Studies of alcohol abuse and domestic violence.
Alcohol Abuse and Domestic Violence
The relationship between alcohol abuse and battering.
Helping the Victim
How to help someone who is being battered.
Fact sheet on marital rape.
Therapy for Batterers
Experts question usefulness of therapy for wife beaters.
by Daniel Goldman, The New York Times, from Sunday June 26, 1994 Ann Arbor News.
The Do's and Don'ts for Thwarting Stalkers
Profiles of Stalkers
Patterns and types of stalking
The Cycle of Violence
Power and Control