Get Well Wednesday: Dr. Jennifer Caudle Says Domestic Violence Goes Beyond The Physical

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 Dr. Jennifer Caudle is a Board Certified Family Physician and Assistant Professor at Rowan University.

She frequently appears as a health expert on CNN, Fox 29 Philadelphia News and CBS 3 Philadelphia News. You can find her at www.jennifercaudle.com.

She wants people to understand the true impact that domestic violence has on families and communities and why it’s important for

What is Domestic Violence?

 Domestic violence is a form of abuse which is repetitive and intended to maintain power and control over an intimate partner.

These behaviors typically cause physical harm, arouse fear in the partner or control behavior (or all).

What are examples of Domestic Violence?

Abuse includes the use of physical and sexual violence, threats and intimidation, emotional abuse and economic deprivation. Many different forms of abuse can occur at the same time. Domestic violence not only includes physical violence. Other types of abuse include:

  1. Psychological (threats…

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