acute stress disorder

Answer:

stress that is experienced in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic event

crisis

Answer:

- a specific set of temporary circumstances
- results in state of upset and disequilibrium
- inability to cope with a particular situation using customary methods of problem solving

ecological theory

Answer:

family violence occurs when the parent, child, and family are mismatched wit the neighborhood and community

exchange theory

Answer:

family violence is based on a determination of costs and rewards

family violence

Answer:

any act omission by person who are cohabitating that results in serious injury to other family members

frustration-aggression theory

Answer:

individuals react aggressively when some goal is blocked or frustrated

general systems theory

Answer:

violence within the family is a function of a system rather than an individual pathology of the family member

intergenerational transmission of violence theory

Answer:

violent behavior is learned within the family and bequeathed from one generation to another

long-term crisis reaction

Answer:

- condition that occurs when victims do not suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder
- may reexperience feelings of the crisis reaction when certain events trigger the recollection of the trauma

patriarch theory

Answer:

- views society as male-dominated
- women and children subordinate and treated like possessions