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Physical abuse is abuse involving contact intended to cause pain, injury, or other physical suffering or harm. Basic forms include: * striking * punching * pushing, pulling * pinching * kicking * having someone fall * strangling * drowning * sleep deprivation * exposure to cold, freezing * exposure to heat or radiation, burning * exposure to electric shock * placing in "stress positions" (tied or otherwise forced) * cutting or otherwise exposing somebody to something sharp * exposure to a dangerous animal * throwing or shooting a projectile * exposure to a toxic substance * infecting with a disease

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