It includes behaviour such as hitting a partner with a hard object or assault with weapons.
While the distinction between severe and moderate violence is common in the research literature, it is important to remember that the injuries resulting from physical violence depend on many factors, including the vulnerability of the victim (e.g., disability or a prior history of abuse), the victim’s resilience, and the social support that he or she receives, including personal and wider social supports.
Straus (1999) estimated that it was present in less than 1.5% of the violent marital relationships that he studied.
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It can also include destroying a partner’s property or possessions and isolating him or her from friends and relatives. In addition to categorizing the types of dating violence in this way (physical, sexual and emotional; moderate and severe), sociological studies distinguish among the forms of dating violence according to other qualitative characteristics, such as frequency (how often violence is used) and the motives for its use.
Johnson, for example, has described four types of dating violence: intimate (patriarchal) terrorism, common couple violence, violent resistance and mutual violent control.