Cycle of Violence: Theory & Diagram


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When was the cycle of violence first introduced?

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1. The cycle of violence is depicted to circle around what?

2. Which phase involves physical affection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the phases of the cycle of violence theory? When was this theory developed? These are just some of the facts you must know when you choose to answer the questions found in this quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be expected to do the following when you take this quiz:

  • State in what year the cycle of violence theory was introduced
  • Name what this theory is circled around
  • Identify the phase that involves physical affection
  • Recognize the phase in which the victim avoids contact with family and friends
  • Select the phase that studies have shown does not happen in every violent relationship

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as when this theory was introduced
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main concept that this theory circles around
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different phases of the cycle of violence theory

Additional Learning

More details about this topic are discussed in the lesson titled Cycle of Violence: Theory & Diagram. You can expect to learn more about:

  • Who first proposed the cycle of violence theory
  • How the victim typically acts in the middle phase of this cycle
  • Why the victim often feels compelled to return to the abuser in the final phase