Since the early 1980’s, the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP) has conducted extensive research on the psychology of Domestic Violence. As part of their findings, and their program for escaping the cycle of violence, the DAIP has published several visual aids showing the cyclical nature of these abusive relationships.

Included in this manual are several of these visual aids, detailing the typical methods power and control abusers exhibit, the characteristics of equality in a healthy relationship, the cycle of violence, symptoms of child abuse, and characteristics of good child nurturing.
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Cycle of Violence Wheel

Honeymoon Wheel

Power and Control Wheel

Teen Violence Wheel


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