PREFERRED TERM
abuse and violence in relationships  
DEFINITION
  • The terms abuse, violence, and aggression tend to be used interchangeably, and such abuse can be physical or nonphysical, although violence usually refers only to physical abuse. The term psychological abuse tends to refer to abuse that is verbal or emotional, or even economic. [Source: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships; Abuse and Violence in Relationships]
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