violent household

A household that fosters child, elder, or spousal abuse

violent household

Public health A household that fosters child, elder, or spousal abuse. See Domestic violence.
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They choose to free themselves of marriages that refuse to work, and also to protect their children from growing up in a tense and sometimes violent household. Perhaps it would be better for us as a society to look at the causes of divorce, and try to mend our ways rather than shaming people for not putting up with unhappy marriages.
Work will get underway to explore what veterinary provision, assistance and advice is available to people who need help in caring for their pets, possibly at times of illness or emergency, such as fleeing from a violent household. Revised Codes of Practice for horses and dogs will be published before summer recess and a consultation on the revised Cat Code will commence in the autumn.
John Rowan, defending Creegan, said his client was brought up in an extremely violent household with significant domestic violence from his father to his mother.
It is not until a couple of stories later--Staying Alive--that one of the collection's main characters, Rowena, is finally able to tell her own daughter Anna something of the reality of growing up in a violent household."
A brave high school coach and local deputy rescued the boy from this violent household, and good fortune placed him with a foster couple whose love and compassion must have been as welcome as a desert oasis.
At Bradford Crown Court yesterday Liverpudlian Douglas Stephen, originally from Bootle, outlined an upbringing in a violent household and regular cannabis use which escalated to hard drugs and treatment for depression.
My only complaint was the timing of the show, meaning I was yawning far too frequently and, more importantly, it would have been missed by many of the kids who could have benefited from its vital message - that if you're living in a violent household, help and support are readily available and enormously effective.
It is based on a true story of a boy who lived in a violent household. Written in simple terms that can easily be understood, "Something is Wrong at My House" addresses and describes the effects of domestic abuse in terms of a child's feelings and reactions.
BLACK ENTERPRISE caught up with Strawberry to find out more about his motivation to write the book, the effects of growing up in a violent household, and how he struggles to overcome obstacles.
Add to violent household budget swings the idea that the current president elect is the 8th Ecuadorian leader in the past 10 years, and what the CEPR says in terms of deep discontent in Ecuador-indeed, in much of the region-begins to make a great deal of strength.
They can include youngsters whose parents' relationship has broken down, those living in a violent household or ones who are suffering from a family bereavement.
Mullan grew up in a poor and violent household in Mosspark in the south side of Glasgow.