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Iran J Forensic Med 2009, 14(4): 235-239 Back to browse issues page
Study of battered wives refered to shahid – kamyab emergency hospital of Mashhad in six month period
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Background & Aim: Wife – battering as a socio – cultural difficult have be seen in all of communities. In spite of emphasis to prevention of appearing ,beacause of religious , civil &cultural impediment , serious proceeding to this subject be abstained. The aim of the investigation was study of factors corresponding in wife battering & incidence of physical ,verbal & sexual kinds. ِِِِِِِِِِMaterials & Methods: This investigation at first was done in traumatology center in our country about battered women. Questionnair have completed at informed satisfaction & observance of medical ethic principal by physicion or expert nurse in 76 battered women (31 cases abstained to interview ). Study be doing cross- sectional in six months of the first-half of 2002. Fingings: The women were aged between 25 and 34 years. 93% of the women experienced bodily injuries, 88% verbal abuse and 8% sexual abuse. Head and facial injuries were seen in 47% of the women. 88% of battered woman were housekeepers. 20% of husbands were unemployed. 12.5% of the husbands abused alcohol and 35% were dependent on opium. Conclusion: Complete and wider protection of women with pre-marriage ethical, social & sexual skill teaching and levying of a clear law is necessary for the prevention of this indecent phenomena.
Keywords: Wife – Battering, Rudeness, Forensic Medicine, Assault and Battery
Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Forensic Medicine
Received: 2009/08/2

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Study of battered wives refered to shahid – kamyab emergency hospital of Mashhad in six month period. Iran J Forensic Med. 2009; 14 (4) :235-239
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