Domestic violence and its mental health correlates in Indian women.

@article{Kumar2005DomesticVA,
  title={Domestic violence and its mental health correlates in Indian women.},
  author={Satish Kumar Satish Kumar and Lakshmanan Jeyaseelan and Sar Adha Suresh and Ramesh Chandra Ahuja},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2005},
  volume={187},
  pages={
          62-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Domestic spousal violence against women has far-reaching mental health implications. AIMS To determine the association of domestic spousal violence with poor mental health. METHOD In a household survey of rural, urban non-slum and urban slum areas from seven sites in India, the population of women aged 15-49 years was sampled using probability proportionate to size. The Self Report Questionnaire was used to assess mental health status and a structured questionnaire elicited… CONTINUE READING

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