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Causes of Violence?

by Ella
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.)

Photo Credit: Phil Gyford

Photo Credit: Phil Gyford

What are some causes of violence? I need to know for research.

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Jun 17, 2011
causes of violence
by: Anonymous

Hi, I cannot pretend that I am the best person to answer this- I'm mainly waiting, like you, for an answer to your excellent query.

I can think of a few reasons, though,don't know if these are as specific as you would like...

- anger problems or psychosis in the abuser
- mild to severe sadism in the abuser
- jealousy in the abuser (as in cases of termination of romantic relationships)
- vengeance (as 'payment' for a real or perceived wrong done by the abused to the abuser)

Good luck

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