RA 9262 penalizes psychological violence as defined in Section 3 thereof. For a discussion of what psychological violence or emotional abuse is all about, please surf over to my Salt and Light weblog.
Note: I have also written several other articles about spousal abuse, domestic violence, etc. Please take time to read the following:
- Hope and help for the battered woman (2): RA 9262 essential provisions
- Hope and help for the battered woman (3): RA 9262 Protection Orders
- Hope and help for the battered woman (5): Biblical response to abuse; evangelical Christians are best husbands – University of Virginia study
- The "Battered Woman Syndrome" as defense
- Mediation not applicable to domestic violence cases