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Sammanfattning : Violence against women is a crime against human rights and a major global public health issue affecting the lives of millions of girls and women worldwide. Exposure to violence poses a threat to health, both in the short and the long term. LÄS MER
2. Prevention of intimate partner violence : community and healthcare workers´ perceptions in urban Tanzania
Sammanfattning : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is public health and human rights concern. The studies forming this thesis seek to understand healthcare worker and community attitudes and perceptions about IPV; their role in support, care and prevention of IPV, and the feasibility of introducing routine screening for IPV among women attending healthcare. LÄS MER
3. Intimate partner violence in Nicaragua : studies on ending abuse, child growth, and contraception
Sammanfattning : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a pervasive, worldwide public health problem and one of the most common violations of human rights. The aim of this thesis were twofold: (i) to study the process and factors related to ending of IPV of Nicaraguan women and (ii) to examine to what extent IPV exposure is associated with the child linear growth and women’s contraceptive use after pregnancy. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Studies on the impact of mental disorders on aggressive antisocial behaviors constitutes an extensive body of literature. What patterns of mental disorders that contribute the most to the development of such behaviors are being debated. LÄS MER
5. Toward an integrated approach in research on interpersonal violence : Conceptual and methodological challenges
Sammanfattning : Background: There is a growing understanding that different kinds of interpersonal violence are interrelated. Many victims report experiences of cumulative violence, i.e. LÄS MER