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Ir J Forensic Med 2018, 24(1): 26-33 Back to browse issues page
Frequency of Aggression among Sexual Assault Victims Referred to Legal Medicine Organization in Isfahan Province
Nassim Khademi * , Fatemeh Nahidi , Mohammad Arisian , Mahdis Nafe , Bahman Salehi
a. Nursing and Midwifery Sciences Development Research center, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran b. Faculty member, Development of midwifery, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad university, Najafabad, Iran , khademi_nasim@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Aggression is a mental disorder that can occur following rape. Diagnosis and treatment of this disorder will help the victims. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of aggression among victims of rape refer to Legal Medicine Organization in Isfahan province in 2015.
Methods: This descriptive study consisted of 93 subjects, which referred to Isfahan Forensic Medical Center were selected randomly. Study tools included demographic information sheet and SCL-90 questionnaire. For data analysis, descriptive statistics and Spearman correlation test, in depended t and one way ANOVA were used in SPSS v.17.
Results: 12.9%(12 people) of patients had mild (0-1), 57% (53 people) moderate (1-3), 30.1% (28 people) severe (3-4) aggression. Regarding 6 sub-indices of aggression index, 45.2% (42 people) of the subjects had too much experience in a get out of the furnace. 34.4% (32 people) anger, 34.4% (32 people) desire to beating, 32.2% (30 people) desire to throw things, 31.2% (30 people) discussion and engagement, 35.5% (33 people) shout and shout had too much experience.
Conclusion: The results showed a significant positive association between rape experience and aggression (p<0.001). The results showed that the majority of victims of sexual assault had aggression due to the increasing rate of sexual assaults on women and the recognition of rape as a disruptive factor for mental health, strategies and resources should be allocated for the prevention of rape and early diagnosis and treatment of aggression, and other complications.
Keywords: Aggression, Women, Sexual assault
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry-Forensic Psychiatry
Received: 2017/03/12 | Accepted: 2018/04/8 | Published: 2018/06/5
* Corresponding Author Address: a. Nursing and Midwifery Sciences Development Research center, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran b. Faculty member, Development of midwifery, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad university, Najafabad, Iran
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Khademi N, nahidi F, Arisian M, Nafe M, Salehi B. Frequency of Aggression among Sexual Assault Victims Referred to Legal Medicine Organization in Isfahan Province. Ir J Forensic Med. 2018; 24 (1) :26-33
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