Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Study of the Types of Domestic Violence Committed Against Women Referred to the Legal Medical Organization in Urmia - Iran

Nader Aghakhani 1 , Hamid Sharif Nia 2 , Ehsan Moosavi 3 , Ali Eftekhari 3 , Abbas Zarei 3 , Nasim Bahrami 4 and Ali Reza Nikoonejad 5 , *
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1 Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
2 School of Nursing and Midwifery of Amol, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
3 Legal Medicine Organization, Urmia, IR Iran
4 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, IR Iran
5 Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: December 28, 2015, 9 (4); e2446
  • Published Online: December 23, 2015
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: August 16, 2014
  • Revised: December 24, 2014
  • Accepted: May 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-2446

To Cite: Aghakhani N, Sharif Nia H, Moosavi E, Eftekhari A, Zarei A, et al. Study of the Types of Domestic Violence Committed Against Women Referred to the Legal Medical Organization in Urmia - Iran, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2015 ; 9(4):e2446. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-2446.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
3. 1. Ethical Issue
3. 2. Statistical Analysis
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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