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December 27, 2009
Domestic Violence Peaks During Holidays
Unfortunately, the holiday season is not all cheer:
A recent study by researchers at the University of California at Berkeley and UC San Diego documented police calls about partner violence,
taking note of particular holidays. They found a 22-percent increase on
Thanksgiving; a 17-percent increase on Christmas; a 32-percent spike on New
Year's Eve; and a 28-percent hike on the Fourth of July, among other holidays.
Read the full article here, and blog commentary here.
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This is crazy. the holidays are a time for family...not abuse.
Why does this happen? on the holidays of all times...
Posted by: domestic violence victim columbus ohio | Aug 7, 2012 11:07:02 AM
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