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Title

How Domestic Violence Affects Women's Mental Health in Varanasi, India

Document Type

Poster

Abstract Category

Global Health

Keywords

domestic violence, India, mental health, victims, survivors

Publication Date

Spring 5-1-2019

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to assess and evaluate how domestic violence impacts women´s mental health in Varanasi, India. This reaserch resulted in the identification of 12 factors that influenced the survivors´s ability to meet the requirements in the definition of mental health. As a result of these 12 factors, it was concluded that the survivor´s mental health was adversely affected by the domestic violence they faced.

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Presented at Research Days 2019.

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How Domestic Violence Affects Women's Mental Health in Varanasi, India

The purpose of this research is to assess and evaluate how domestic violence impacts women´s mental health in Varanasi, India. This reaserch resulted in the identification of 12 factors that influenced the survivors´s ability to meet the requirements in the definition of mental health. As a result of these 12 factors, it was concluded that the survivor´s mental health was adversely affected by the domestic violence they faced.