Family Violence in America: The Horror and the Healing (1995)

Genres - Culture & Society, Family & Personal Relationships  |   Sub-Genres - Interpersonal Relationships, Law & Crime, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 33 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Art Linkletter hosts the five-part series Family Violence in America. The series examines the causes and effects of family violence, and addresses ways to alleviate domestic hostilities. The segment The Horror and the Healing explores the tragic stories of several victims of violence, including that of two women shot to death by their husbands. Recovering victims speak openly about how various treatment methods, support, and therapies have helped them to escape the cycle of abuse, allowing the healing process to begin. Other programs in the series are The Family As Victim, The Fear of Anger, The Value of Life, and Conflict Resolution.

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domestic-violence, family-abuse, healing, recovery [health], victim