Psychological Domestic Abuse Law

New psychological domestic abuse law now in force
“controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship” includes continuous or persistent:
• Isolating a person from their friends and family
• Controlling what they do, where they go, who they can see, what they wear and when they sleep
• Repeatedly putting them down, such as telling them they are worthless
• Enforcing rules and activity which humiliate, degrade or dehumanise the victim
• Financial abuse
• Threats to reveal or publish private information