Identifying the Factors Affecting Spousal Abuse of Women

Reza Boroomand, Kourosh Mohammadi


The present study aims to identify and explain the factors associated with spousal abuse. The study population consists of women clients who are abused by their spouses referred to the coroner of Iran. Required information is collected through a researcher made questionnaire. Data obtained from the questionnaire implementation is analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical methods. The results showed that less educated men are more wife abuser and spousal abuse of men who have a higher addiction is more. Unemployed men are more wife abuser than employed men are. Illicit drug use by men is related to their spousal abuse. The destructive behaviors in men, such as watching violent movies, night sleepless, roaming the streets and gadding around have been associated with their wife abuse.

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