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Violence is the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy. Internationally, violence resulted in deaths of an estimated 1. Of the deaths in , roughly , were attributed to self-harm suicide , , to interpersonal violence, and 31, to collective violence war and legal intervention. In , of the estimated , deaths due to interpersonal violence globally, assault by firearm was the cause in , deaths, assault by sharp object was the cause in , deaths, and the remaining , deaths from other causes. Violence in many forms can be preventable. There is a strong relationship between levels of violence and modifiable factors in a country such as an concentrated regional poverty , income and gender inequality , the harmful use of alcohol, and the absence of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and parents. Strategies addressing the underlying causes of violence can be relatively effective in preventing violence, although mental and physical health and individual responses, personalities, etc. The World Health Organization divides violence into three broad categories: . This initial categorization differentiates between violence that a person inflicts upon themself, violence inflicted by another individual or by a small group of individuals, and violence inflicted by larger groups such as states, organized political groups, militia groups and terrorist organizations. Self-directed violence is subdivided into suicidal behaviour and self-abuse.
A woman and three children who were found dead at a house in Derbyshire died as a result of "violent acts", a coroner has said. Their inquest openings heard police went to the house following a report Damien Bendall had stabbed himself. Mr Bendall was arrested on suspicion of murder and has since been charged. They indicated to Dorset Police that Bendall had suffered a stab wound and that was self-inflicted. He said Derbyshire Police were alerted and officers were dispatched to Chandos Crescent in Killamarsh and were met by Bendall when they arrived at
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