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RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 711-715


The impact of intimate partner violence on victimized women residing in shelter home in Multan, Pakistan

Tehmina Sattar.

Abstract
Objective: To explore the intimate partner violence effects of psycho-physiological and reproductive health ailments on victimized women residing in shelter home of Multan district, Pakistan.
Methodology: This empirical research was carried out in shelter home of Dar-ul-Aman, Multan, Pakistan from February to June 2019. A total of 21 victimized women were interviewed through sequential sampling technique. Interview guide was used to collect the data from study vicinity.
Results: Out of 21 offended women, 20 victimized participants were suffering from psychological disorders such as depression, emotional disturbance and bipolar personality disorders due to intimate partner violence. Among them,18 victimized women reported burns and head injuries as the major physiological disorders on account of their husband ferocious acts. 20 victimized respondents reported ovarian cysts formation and pregnancy complications as the major reproductive health ailments as a consequence of the said phenomenon.
Conclusion: Intimate partner violence resulted in psycho-physiological and reproductive health ailments among women which made them reside in shelter home. An effective dissemination of awareness needed through civil society representatives, health consultants and government officials can mitigate this phenomenon.

Key words: Intimate partner, violence, reproductive health.


 
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