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There are steps you can take to prevent these forms of violence from happening.
There are also ways you can get help if you or a friend have gone through, or are going through, any of these types of violence.
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Bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, relationship violence, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and physical abuse are serious problems faced by youth all over the world.
The first involves a scapegoat child, who may be different from other family members by his or her unattractiveness, disability, having been adopted, or being the child of a former spouse.
Most parents, even in the most stressful and demanding situations, and even with a personal history that might predispose them to be more violent than parents without such a history, do not abuse their children. Straus and Christine Smith note in "Family Patterns and Child Abuse" (Straus and Gelles, Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families, 1989) that one cannot simply single out an individual factor as the cause of abuse.Small stresses can have a cumulative effect and become explosive with a relatively minor event.For potentially abusive parents, high levels of ongoing stress, coupled with inadequate coping strategies and limited resources, produce an extremely high-risk situation for children involved.They incorporated research from the two surveys and additional chapters into the book Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families (1990).The factors contributing to child maltreatment are complex.