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What is stalking?

Lisa Moment
Lisa Moment on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Nursing

Stalking is one type of intimate partner violence. It is very common for the victim to know his or her stalker.

Stalking can take a number of different forms including following, making repeated unwanted phone calls or unwanted text messaging to the victim, spreading lies about the victim, threatening the victim, and showing up at the victim's home or place of work.

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