Articles by Keyword: Intimate Partner Violence

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  1. Abused Women in South Africa who Kill their Intimate Male Partners: A Psychological Exploration

    Abused Women in South Africa who Kill their Intimate Male Partners: A Psychological Exploration

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore psychological risk factors that may precipitate the murder of a partner by an abused woman. In this article, the authors use multiple case studies and interviews with three women incarcerated for the...
  2. Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study is to investigate intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk among antenatal care attendees at primary care health care facilities in a South African setting. A convenient sample of 984 pregnant women (mean age of...
  3. Intimate Partner Violence and Poverty in the Context of Botswana

    Intimate Partner Violence and Poverty in the Context of Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study aimed at exploring pathways of intimate partner violence and poverty. The sample consisted of 30 women (aged 18 to 54 years) who had experienced intimate partner violence. Data were collected through semi-structured in-depth interviews and analysed thematically. The...
  4. Exploring the Psychological Exteriority and Interiority of Men's Violence Against Women

    Exploring the Psychological Exteriority and Interiority of Men's Violence Against Women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored male perpetrators subjective experiences of violence against their intimate partners. Participants were a convenience sample of 12 men (11 ‘Black’ and 1 ‘White’, between 18 to 70 years of age) recruited from three organisations in Johannesburg, South...
  5. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Protection Orders for Female Victims of Intimate Partner Violence in Vhembe District of South Africa

    Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Protection Orders for Female Victims of Intimate Partner Violence in Vhembe District of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to assess the value of protection orders in reducing intimate partner violence against women in the Vhemba district of South Africa. In a one-group pre-post test study design 118 women who had received a...
  6. Health-related factors associated with intimate partner violence in women attending a primary care clinic in south-western Nigeria

    Health-related factors associated with intimate partner violence in women attending a primary care clinic in south-western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) relates to poor physical and mental health in women. Women who have experienced it access healthcare facilities more frequently with symptoms that are often unrelated to violence. The objective of the study was to determine...
  7. Gender inequality dynamics in the prevention of a heterosexual HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Gender inequality dynamics in the prevention of a heterosexual HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper critiques the approach to the elimination of gender inequality as an HIV prevention strategy in the just ended era of the Millennium Development Goals, with the aim of contributing to the formulation of policy guidelines for sub-Saharan Africa...
  8. Intimate partner violence among HIV positive pregnant women in South Africa

    Intimate partner violence among HIV positive pregnant women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and associated factors among pregnant HIV-infected women in primary health care facilities in Nkangala and Gert Sibande districts, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Participants were 673 women...
  9. Evaluation of a two-question screening tool in the detection of intimate partner violence in a primary healthcare setting in South Africa

    Evaluation of a two-question screening tool in the detection of intimate partner violence in a primary healthcare setting in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Introduction: Intimate partner violence has been recognised globally as a human rights violation. It is universally under-diagnosed and the institution of timeous multi-faceted interventions has been noted to benefit intimate partner violence victims. Currently the concept of using a screening...