¶ … Child Abuse Elder Abuse) He beat his four-year-old boy, who was at the time living with his mom in Minnesota and was visiting him in Texas, with the stick he manufactured for this purpose, leaving marks over his buttocks, legs, arms and hands, and hitting him in the scrotum. He also sent the child's mother texts to inform her of the treatment he administered his son.
Abuse in the contemporary society
There is much controversy regarding child and elderly abuse in the contemporary society. Even with the fact that the general public agrees with regard to the negative effect such actions have on victims and on the world as a whole, numerous cases are still being reported every year and it seems that in many communities there is a type of silent acceptance of the occurrence. In most cases, the perpetrators motivate their behavior by relating to the stress that their victims inflicted on them previous to the violent event and to how their actions were largely owed to the fact that they could no longer control themselves. The following two cases of abuse demonstrate the degree to which violence pervades the social order and makes it difficult and almost impossible for anyone to intervene.
The 6-foot 1 inch, 217 pound NFL player used an educational method that is likely to still be in use in many homes. Even with this, the football player was cooperative with the investigators and it was visible that he had a complex understanding of the situation he was in and that what he had done was wrong. "I truly regret this incident. I take full responsibility for my actions" (Peterson in Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoids jail time in child abuse case)
For those who never intentionally inflicted any physical pain on their children, the above news may be disturbing. The fact that the practice is as old as humanity and is still widely spread does not offer those who practice it today any excuse. Psychologists, sociologists, scientists who have studied child behavior, child rearing and various repercussions on adults who have suffered as children forms of abuse warn about the negative effects on…
He beat his four-year-old boy, who was at the time living with his mom in Minnesota and was visiting him in Texas, with the stick he manufactured for this purpose, leaving marks over his buttocks, legs, arms and hands, and hitting him in the scrotum. He also sent the child's mother texts to inform her of the treatment he administered his son.
In a study of the prevalence of elder abuse in the United States, financial difficulties on the part of the abuser did appear to be an important risk factor (Krug, 2002, pp. 130-131). Relationship factors - in the early theoretical models, the level of stress of caregivers was seen as a risk factor that linked elder abuse with care of an elderly relative. While the accepted image of abuse depicts
Child and Elder Abuse Child Abuse The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) publishes a website called healthychildren.org. -- and the section called "What do I need to know about child abuse?" provides excellent information on the particulars of child abuse. The Healthy Children site points out that child abuse "…is common," and hence, with all the reports on television and in the newspapers about children being mistreated, it should cause parents, guardians,
Child and Elder Abuse Many children and frail elderly people are at risk of being abused largely because their ability to defend themselves is impaired. In the recent past, the media has been awash with many cases of abuse and neglect involving children and the elderly. In this text, I conduct an online research in an attempt to identify and analyze two recent cases of child and elder abuse. Case Recently, Alyssia Skinner
Child Abuse What is child abuse Every explanation of child abuse and abandonment takes for granted a description of the child. The Convention on the Rights of the Child stipulates that a child is "any human who has not attained the age of 18 years except if the law pertaining to child majority is reached at an earlier age." (Child abuse & neglect) Child abuse and abandonment, at times also ascribed to
Physical Abuse of Older People by Their Families When grandpa and grandma are getting on in years and they are living with their children, the data from reliable sources shows that in far too many cases, physical abuse is visited upon the elderly family members by their own children or grandchildren. This is a travesty but moreover it is a felony to physically abuse older people, and family members guilty of
For example, Edna's color palate changes and the media she uses changes regularly, often revealing her state of mind before she is aware of it herself. Art has been one of Edna's main sources of stability. Edna appreciates her solitude. Even though she and her husband have always had a lot of friends, Edna prefers to be alone and frequently spends all day in her art studio, which is