Abuser


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Abuser

A non-specific term for a person who subjects another to abuse, which may be emotional, physical, sexual, financial or any combination thereof.
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The PAWS Act helps domestic violence survivors flee their abusers, without having to fear for the safety of their family pets, the Senators said.
This can include keeping a journal of the abusive behaviors, and keeping records of any communications by your abuser that contain evidence of abuse.
It doesn't include specific information on how much marijuana a patient who was labeled as an abuser was actually using.
Domestic violence is not caused by uncontrolled anger or interpersonal conflict - another myth - rather, it is a calculated choice abusers use to gain and maintain power and control over their partner.
8,9) The term 'dual diagnosis patient' and 'mentally ill chemical abusers or MICA' have been coined to describe patients with co-existent mental illness and substance abuse.
It must be recognised that child sex abusers can be highly intelligent, articulate and charismatic but manipulative people.
The Sinn Fein leader has admitted having talks with Ms Cahill but denies any knowledge of her alleged rape and abuser.
An emotional abuser goes through life feeling entitled to be treated like royalty, and wants you to be a willing servant.
A sum of money might give you enough independence to get on your feet and away from your abuser.
The relapse rate for drug abusers in China is currently about 90%, and even this figure may be an underestimate (He, 2004).
The abuser may destroy objects or harm pets in front of the victim, and it may escalate to physical abuse.