In cases of IPV, the perpetrator is _______________.
A. only the male member in an intimate relationship
B. only the female member in an intimate relationship
C. either the male or female member in an intimate relationship
Which of the following is NOT true?
A. On average there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed daily to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.
B. Violence will occur in at least 30% of all intimate relationships.
C. Every 9 seconds in the U.S., a woman is assaulted or beaten.
D. 19% of domestic violence involves a weapon.
E. Only 34% of people who are injured by intimate partners receive medical care for their injuries.
Signs and symptoms of intimate partner abuse can be of a _______________.
A. physical nature
B. behavioral nature
C. physical and behavioral nature
Which is NOT a sign of IPV?
A. Unexplained bruises, lacerations, burns, fractures.
B. Victim appears embarrassed, vague, anxious, depressed.
C. Has a partner who does not accompany victim to appointments, or, if present, is meek and silent.
Which of the following is NOT a sign of abuse?
B. Personality changes
C. High self-esteem
D. Fear of conflict
E. Blaming self and/or others for everything
A mandated reporter of abuse may only report if certain that abuse has occurred.
The general definition of EM is: any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to an older adult.
EM includes _______________.
A. physical abuse
B. sexual abuse
C. emotional/physical abuse
D. financial exploitation
G. All of the above.
Which of the following is NOT a likely sign/symptom of EM?
A. Unexplained bruises, hematomas, lacerations, burns.
B. Bite marks.
C. Broken eyeglasses.
D. Well fed, well groomed.
E. Behavioral changes.
A dentist should not consider EM if _______________.
A. lip trauma is apparent
B. patient's dentures are ill fitting; dental (and personal) hygiene is poor
C. patient is exuberant and outgoing
D. fractured, loose, or missing teeth