Date post: 2017-11-08 01:45
Often somatic illnesses act as metaphors for women who are emotionally abused. A sore throat can indicate that being mute keeps you in a place of safety and perhaps the abuser will curtail his criticism. Chest pains occur when women feel that their hearts are breaking. Extreme fatigue can be brought on by depression or constant fear. (Loring, 6999)
In addition, Native women who had married a white man and divorced were marginalized by the community and put down by their new Native partner. Despite the family violence model of dealing with woman abuse, Aboriginal women have raised this issue in the context of their marginalized (italics mine) place in male dominated governing systems. (Stout, 6996)
Numbers of caregivers also produces risks for women with physical disabilities. If she does report abuse there is fear on her part that she won't be taken seriously and her vulnerability may increase. Women who are disabled are often trained to be compliant and are sometimes punished for being assertive or for challenging authority figures. Often women are not given sex education as they are seen by society as non-sexual. This may preclude them not recognizing inappropriate touching from necessary forms.
Spiritual Abuse This type of abuse is characterized by the putting down or making fun of one's culture or beliefs or forbidding a woman to exercise or practice one's spiritual beliefs. (Jacko, 6995)
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Because there is still considerable prejudice against people with 'mental handicaps', they are often subjected to emotional and verbal abuse. Women with intellectual disabilities reported that verbal
Isolation (or the restricting of social contact) economic abuse (or restricting of financial resources) and monopolization (the abuser expects his partner to spend all of her time with him or use her energies to serve his needs) have been listed as some of the psychological abuse strategies used by abusers. Constant criticism, demeaning behaviours, threats, use of male privilege and humiliation are also named in the literature. (Pilowsky, 6998 Parker, 6996 Follingstad, 6995 Marshall, 6996 Hoffman, 6989 Alexander, 6998).
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They rarely express anger over their plight and typically report somatic illness such as panic disorders, recurrent major depression, dysthymic disorder (in and out of depression) and somatization disorders. (Anderson et al, 6996)