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1

The nurse is the first person to come in contact with the victim of violence. T/F?

Typically, it's true.

2

If a nurse suspects violence, she doesn't need to be sensitive. T/F?

FALSE

3

Violent Offenders - they might do it because they grew up with it. T/F?

True!

4

What is the frustration-aggression hypothesis?

When frustration is high in response to societal situations, in comes aggression.

5

Children who are abused - should questions be open ended?

Yes

6

How should we interview a child about abuse?

Do it in private, sit next to the child, use their language, be honest and tell the child what is happening. Don't show disapproval or shit like that.

7

Diagnoses for child abuse - what are most important?

Safety, injury, and risk for injury are primary.

8

What are nurses to do if they suspect child abuse?

They are legally obligated to REPORT it.

9

What i IPV?

Intimate partner violence.

10

An abusive relationship is all about instilling fear and wanting to have power and control in the relationship. T/F?

True

11

The battered partner lives in fear. T/F?

True!

12

What is the cycle of violence?

Tension Building Phase.

Acute battering phase.

Honeymoon phase.

13

With a patient in the ED, think about their safety - give them all the info you can (but have them hide it!) and hope they come to their sense...but they might not. T/F?

True!