Preventing Intimate Partner Violence

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is punishment or violence occurring in a relationship that is close. “Intimate partner” refers to both present and previous partners and partners that are dating. IPV may differ in how many times it takes place and just how serious it really is. It could vary from one bout of physical physical violence that may have impact that is lasting chronic and severe episodes over numerous years. IPV includes four forms of behavior: