Chapter 28. The Adverse Impact of Psychological Aggression, Coercion and Violence in the Intimate Partner Relationship on Women's Mental Health

  1. Prabha S. Chandra2,
  2. Helen Herrman3,4,
  3. Jane Fisher5,6,
  4. Marianne Kastrup7,
  5. Unaiza Niaz8,9,
  6. Marta B. Rondón10 and
  7. Ahmed Okasha11
  1. Toshiko Kamo

Published Online: 18 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch28

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

How to Cite

Kamo, T. (2009) The Adverse Impact of Psychological Aggression, Coercion and Violence in the Intimate Partner Relationship on Women's Mental Health, in Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society (eds P. S. Chandra, H. Herrman, J. Fisher, M. Kastrup, U. Niaz, M. B. Rondón and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

  2. 3

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 4

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 5

    Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  5. 6

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Women's Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 7

    Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric Department, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. 8

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  8. 9

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. 10

    Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

  10. 11

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Tokyo Women's Medical University, Institute of Women's Health, Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470754115

Online ISBN: 9780470746738

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Keywords:

  • adverse impact of psychological aggression on women's mental health;
  • physical violence, sexual coercion and psychological aggression overlap;
  • intimate partner violence (IPV);
  • WHO multi-country study - IPV lasting an extended period of time;
  • intimate partner violence on general health;
  • mental health problems among women affected by IPV;
  • major depressive disorder (MDD) and IPV-related PTSD;
  • Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression (CES-D) scale;
  • IPV and children and intergenerational patterns of abuse;
  • women rendered vulnerable to abusive relationships and cognitive capacity deficits

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence and nature of intimate partner violence

  • Impact of intimate partner violence on general health

  • Mental health problems among women affected by intimate partner violence

  • Intimate partner violence, children and intergenerational patterns of abuse

  • Conclusion

  • References