Domestic Violence on the Rise (FOX 25 News Appearance)

by Dr. Karen Ruskin on November 23, 2010

Domestic Violence on the Rise

From MyFoxBoston.com:

Updated: Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010, 10:11 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010, 10:11 PM EST

BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – Domestic murders are on the rise, peppering headlines in recent months.

Job loss, foreclosure, divorce, financial trouble and health concerns are all pressures that can trigger these violent outbursts.

Dr. Karen Ruskin, a licensed family therapist, says that this violence rarely comes out of the blue and if you sense something you should get help from a therapist or by calling 911.

Recent Domestic Violence Incidents:

  • Lynnfield man kills pregnant girlfriend, himself
  • Winchester man accused of killing wife, mother-in-law and 2 kids
  • Police say a Waltham man killed his wife and then himself
  • Westboro man shot shot and killed his wife and then himself
Watch this special report on FOX 25 News Boston and hear Dr. Karen’s insights on the topic: Domestic Violence On The Rise

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