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Iraq prison abuse scandals

About six months after the United States invasion of Iraq of 2003, rumors of Iraq prison abuse scandals started to emerge. The best known abuse incidents occurred at the large Abu Ghraib prison. Graphic pictures of some of those abuse incidents w ...

                                               

Isolation to facilitate abuse

Isolation is often used to facilitate power and control over someone for an abusive purpose. This applies in many contexts such as workplace bullying, elder abuse, domestic abuse, child abuse, and cults. Isolation reduces the opportunity of the a ...

                                               

Just-world hypothesis

The just-world hypothesis or just-world fallacy is the cognitive bias that a persons actions are inherently inclined to bring morally fair and fitting consequences to that person, to the end of all noble actions being eventually rewarded and all ...

                                               

Landlord harassment

Landlord harassment is the willing creation, by a landlord or his agents, of conditions that are uncomfortable for one or more tenants in order to induce willing abandonment of a rental contract. Such a strategy is often sought because it avoids ...

                                               

A Language Older Than Words

A Language Older Than Words is a non-fiction book by Derrick Jensen, first published in 2000. The author uses his own personal experience of abuse as a springboard for looking at civilization as a culture of abuse, exploring the connections betwe ...

                                               

Leymann Inventory of Psychological Terror

The Swedish psychologist and university professor Heinz Leymann developed the LIPT questionnaire. LIPT stands for Leymann Inventory of Psychological Terror.

                                               

List of abuse allegations made through facilitated communication

There have been instances in which a person, through facilitated communication, seems to disclose experiences of abuse. Often, the alleged abuse is sexual and contains "extensive, explicit, pornographic details." While facilitators are taught to ...

                                               

List of bottling incidents by year

Metallic K.O. is an infamous live recording by The Stooges: during much of the performance, Iggy Pop sings while pieces of ice, eggs, beer bottles, jelly beans and various other objects, are thrown at him in response to his audience-baiting. In t ...

                                               

Love bombing

Love bombing is an attempt to influence a person by demonstrations of attention and affection. It can be used in different ways and can be used for either a positive or negative purpose. Members of the Unification Church of the United States who ...

                                               

Market abuse

Market abuse may arise in circumstances where financial market investors have been unreasonably disadvantaged, directly or indirectly, by others who: have distorted the price-setting mechanism of financial instruments have disseminated false or m ...

                                               

Master suppression techniques

The master suppression techniques is a framework articulated in 1945 by the Norwegian psychologist and philosopher Ingjald Nissen. These techniques identified by Nissen are ways to indirectly suppress and humiliate opponents. In the late 1970s th ...

                                               

Material abuse

                                               

Medical abuse

                                               

Military abuse

                                               

Mobbing

Mobbing, as a sociological term, means bullying of an individual by a group, in any context, such as a family, peer group, school, workplace, neighborhood, community, or online. When it occurs as physical and emotional abuse in the workplace, suc ...

                                               

Parental narcissistic abuse

Narcissistic abuse is a form of emotional abuse projected by a narcissist on to another individual. Although narcissistic abuse is primarily focused on emotional and psychological abuse, there are other types of narcissistic abuse that can be cla ...

                                               

Neglect

Neglect is a form of abuse where the perpetrator, who is responsible for caring for someone who is unable to care for themselves, fails to do so. It can be a result of carelessness, indifference, or unwillingness. Neglect may include the failure ...

                                               

Nurse abuse

                                               

Oppression

Oppression is malicious or unjust treatment or exercise of power, often under the guise of governmental authority or cultural opprobrium. Oppression may be overt or covert, depending how it is practiced. Oppression refers to discrimination when t ...

                                               

Parental abuse by children

Abuse of parents by their children, also known as child-to-parent violence, is a form of domestic violence, and is one of the most under-reported and under-researched subject areas in the field of psychology. Parents are quite often subject to le ...

                                               

Parental narcissistic abuse

                                               

Parentification

Parentification is the process of role reversal whereby a child is obliged to act as parent to their own parent or sibling. In extreme cases, the child is used to fill the void of the alienating parents emotional life. Two distinct types of paren ...

                                               

Partner violence in hip hop

Forbes magazine reported in 2017 that hip hop was the "dominant musical genre" in the U.S. music industry and, for the first time, outsold any other U.S. musical genre. With its cultural foundation in the South Bronx, hip hop has grown in popular ...

                                               

Patient abuse

This article incorporates "medical abuse", which has a similar meaning but relates more specifically to harmful medical treatment rather than care in general, and may include victims who did not choose to be patients. Patient abuse or neglect is ...

                                               

Patient and mortuary neglect

Neglect is defined as giving little attention to or to leave undone or unattended to, especially through carelessness. Mortuary neglect can comprise many things, such as bodies being stolen from the morgue, or bodies being mixed up and the wrong ...

                                               

Peer abuse

                                               

Peer victimization

Peer victimization is the experience among children of being a target of the aggressive behavior of other children, who are not siblings and not necessarily age-mates.

                                               

Persecution

Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another individual or group. The most common forms are religious persecution, racism and political persecution, though there is naturally some overlap between these terms. Th ...

                                               

Persecution of Hazara people

The persecution of Hazara people refers to discrimination against the Hazaras, who are primarily from the central highland region of Hazarajat in Afghanistan. Significant populations of the Hazara people are also found in Quetta, Pakistan and Mas ...

                                               

Persecution of the Montagnard in Vietnam

The native inhabitants of the Central Highlands of Vietnam are known as the Montagnard. The Vietnamese conquered the Central Highlands during their "march to the south". Ethnic Vietnamese people now outnumber the indigenous Degars after state-spo ...

                                               

Personal abuse

                                               

Phone call to Putin

Phone Call to Putin is a slang term used by some Russian police departments for torture method which consists of administering electric shocks to the persons earlobes and/or genitals. According to Amnesty International, torture with electric shoc ...

                                               

Physical abuse

Physical abuse is any intentional act causing injury or trauma to another person or animal by way of bodily contact. In most cases, children are the victims of physical abuse, but adults can also be victims, as in cases of domestic violence or wo ...

                                               

Poison pen letter

A poison pen letter is a letter or note containing unpleasant, abusive, or malicious statements or accusations about the recipient or a third party. It is usually sent anonymously. In the term "poison pen", the word poison is used figuratively, r ...

                                               

Police abuse

                                               

Police brutality

Police brutality is one of several forms of police misconduct which involves undue violence by police members. Widespread police brutality exists in many countries and territories, even those that prosecute it. Although illegal, it can be perform ...

                                               

Political abuse

                                               

Political corruption

Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials or their network contacts for illegitimate private gain. Forms of corruption vary, but include bribery, extortion, cronyism, nepotism, parochialism, patronage, influence peddling, ...

                                               

Political insult

Political insult refers to a statement from a politician about another one which contains disdainful purpose or notorious offense. They are not defined in any political protocol.

                                               

Political terror scale

Political Terror Scale is a yearly measure of state inflicted political terror. It was developed in the early 1980s by researchers at Purdue University and is currently managed by Mark Gibney of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

                                               

Post-assault treatment of sexual assault victims

After a sexual assault or rape, victims are often subjected to scrutiny and, in some cases, mistreatment. Victims undergo medical examinations and are interviewed by police. If there is a criminal trial, victims suffer a loss of privacy and their ...

                                               

Prejudice

Prejudice is an affective feeling towards a person based on their perceived group membership. The word is often used to refer to a preconceived, usually unfavourable, evaluation of another person based on that persons political affiliation, sex, ...

                                               

Professional abuse

Professional abuse is "a pattern of conduct in which a person abuses, violates, or takes advantage of a victim within the context of the abusers profession." This typically involves a violation of the relevant professional organizations code of e ...

                                               

Putdown

                                               

September 2010 Quetta bombing

The September 2010 Quetta bombing occurred on 3 September 2010 in Quetta, Pakistan. At least 73 people were killed and 160 injured when a bomb exploded in a Quds Day procession which Shias were carrying out to express solidarity with Palestinians.

                                               

2003 Quetta mosque bombing

On 4 July 2003, 53 Hazara Shias were killed and at least 65 others were injured when the mosque was attacked during the Friday prayer in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. When hundreds of worshipers were offering Friday prayer, three armed men enter ...

                                               

Rankism

Rankism is "abusive, discriminatory, and/or exploitative behavior towards people because of their rank in a particular hierarchy". Rank-based abuse underlies many other phenomena such as bullying, racism, hazing, ageism, sexism, ableism, mentalis ...

                                               

Relational aggression

Relational aggression or alternative aggression is a type of aggression in which harm is caused by damaging someones relationships or social status. Although it can be used in many contexts and among different age groups, relational aggression am ...

                                               

Rudeness

Rudeness is a display of disrespect by not complying with the social norms or etiquette of a group or culture. These norms have been established as the essential boundaries of normally accepted behavior. To be unable or unwilling to align ones be ...

                                               

Scapegoating

Scapegoating is the practice of singling out a person or group for unmerited blame and consequent negative treatment. Scapegoating may be conducted by individuals against individuals, individuals against groups, groups against individuals, and gr ...

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