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Physical abuse can result in bruises, burns, poisoning, broken bones, and internal hemorrhages.According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, in 2006 in the United States there were 1,530 child fatalities that resulted from child abuse (a rate of just over 2 deaths per 100,000 children).A woman with a physical disability has a greatly increased likelihood of being psychologically abused.Men who are unemployed but living in a household where the woman works are most likely to be psychological abusers.Elder abuse can take the form of physical abuse, psychological abuse, sexual abuse, or financial abuse.Examples of elder abuse include: Victims of psychological abuse can be of any age or gender. It includes threatening the victim with violence, harassing them when the are outside the home (e.g., at school or work), denying the victim access to others (e.g., refusing to allow the victim to see friends, preventing use of the telephone), confining the victim to home, or destroying the victim's property.Nearly three-quarters of these children were victims of repeated maltreatment.Nearly 83% of abused children were abused by a parent or a parent acting with another individual.
Intimate partners also commit the majority of murders of women.
Sexual behaviors can include touching breasts, genitals, and buttocks while the victim is either dressed or undressed.
Sexual abuse behavior also includes exhibitionism, cunnilingus, fellatio, or penetration of the vagina or anus with sexual organs or objects. Department of Justice estimates that one in six victims of a sexual assault are under age 12.
Almost all men who physically abuse women also psychologically abuse them.
Children who have been abused usually exhibit a variety of symptoms that encompass behavioral, emotional, and psychosomatic problems (body problems caused by emotional or psychological disturbance).Of these, about three-quarters of the children were under four years old, with the largest number of deaths occurring in infants under one year old.