Consequences of domestic violence on women's mental health in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  title={Consequences of domestic violence on women's mental health in Bosnia and Herzegovina.},
  author={Esmina Avdibegovi{\'c} and Osman I Sinanovic},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  volume={47 5},
AIM To assess psychological consequences of domestic violence, and determine the frequency and forms of domestic violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina. METHODS The study was carried out in the Tuzla Canton region in the period from 2000 to 2002, and included 283 women aged 43+/-9.6 years. Out of 283 women, 104 received psychiatric treatment at the Department for Psychiatry of the University Clinical Center Tuzla, 50 women were refugees; and 129 were domicile inhabitants of the… CONTINUE READING


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