Public Service Announcement: As another Super Bowl in the United States approaches this Sunday, it’s also a good time to revisit the myth that Super Bowl Sunday is the most active day for domestic violence calls in the year. This pops up every now and again, especially at this time of the year, but there’s no evidence that links Super Bowl Sunday to a significant increase in domestic violence incidents. If you want the full, detailed story, check out the Super Bull Sunday story at Snopes.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 30 Jan 2006
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Grohol, J. (2006). Super Bowl Sunday and Domestic Violence. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 19, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2006/01/30/super-bowl-sunday-and-domestic-violence/