Репозиторий Университета

Medical aspects of domestic violence against women and girls (review)

  • Kekelidze Z.
  • Kachayeva M.
  • Kharitonova N.
  • Vasianina V.
  • Shishkina O.
  • Skibina N.
  • Nazarova L.
Дата публикации:01.09.2019
Журнал: Problemy sotsial'noi gigieny, zdravookhraneniia i istorii meditsiny
Ссылка: SCOPUS


In recent years scientists actively study the influence of domestic violence on psychological status and occurrence of mental disorders in women and girls. Psychological, physical, sexual and other types of violence are distinguished, the consequences of which are studied in many countries under the auspices of WHO. In international studies the serious consequences of domestic violence for women are investigated. It was found out that women develop stressful disorders, depression and dependence on psychoactive substances. Negative influence of domestic violence at girls is expressed in formation of behavioral disorders, violations of sexual development, suicidal trends. At analysis of consequences of domestic violence by WHO was developed the concept of "cycle of violence" and cruelty inside family when in process of long influence of psychological traumatic factors at women and girls aggressive actions occurred so that victim and aggressor changed places. The objective of the study was to analyze the current state of the problem on the basis of the literature data, to study the data on the consequences of domestic violence and cruelty against women and girls, to identify gender-specific violations.

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