Domestic Violence - Final Research Paper Alysia Rodgers
PSY 325: Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences Dr. Andrew Edelman
July 10th, 2011
I. Introduction to Domestic Violence Many people in this world suffer from domestic violence. It is an evil that harms the core of the human race. From very young children, to older people, the generations are affected by its plague. The most difficult part about domestic violence is the fact that it burns deep inside a person’s heart. In the bible, it is learned that the heart is the mind, the will, the thoughts, the emotions.
These are the areas that it deeply wounds, and brings devastation too many families. This paper
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The fact that so many of our youth have experiences in this area, also have implications of how acceptable it is for violence in our society. When these youth, and women get abused and it goes unreported, this is saying to abusers that what they do is okay. There are ways to be able to tell that this crime goes unreported. According to the article, “Unreported Cases of Domestic Violence Against Women,” there are very high numbers of women that come into the emergency room with wounds from abuse, even though the numbers are less than that of the reported crimes to a police station. Since the numbers reported are statistically lower than the unreported numbers, the researcher of this article, could have verified that by the power of 80, that the result would be significant (Aron, 2011). According to the numbers on domestic violence as a whole, I am sure that there is no problem with this. Consequently, the information was most likely not tested, therefore the results of this information are most likely inaccurate. This article also states that there should be “data monitoring,” and prevention policies in place (paragraph 5). There is a lack of sufficient data across the board that stem from social attitudes towards the issue. These attitudes effect any changes that may occur to resolve the severity of the problem. Furthermore, because domestic violence does not have proper