Volume 1, Issue 2, July 2015, Page: 7-10
Battered Woman Syndrome: Its Repercussions and Implications on Women of the Present Era
Disha Khanna, Department of English, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (PUNJAB), India
Ankush Sachdeva, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla, New Delhi, India
Received: May 19, 2015;       Accepted: May 31, 2015;       Published: Jun. 1, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20150102.11      View  3683      Downloads  90
Abstract
Domestic violence is prevalent across the world in diverse cultures and affects hoi polloi of all economic status quo. Over the last few decades, females have become drastically cognizant of the rising domestic violence and its repercussions on their feminine pride and sense of dignity. Survivors of domestic violence may experience a decline in the skills that are direly needed to carry out routine daily activities necessary to live independently in the community. Numerous legal and other agencies have turned up to counsel and assist the victims of domestic violence by means of legislation and other social means. Despite of its intricacy, women attempt to file legal separation to abandon an abusive relationship. The current research venture will primarily focus on establishing healthy, meaningful and evocative connubial relationships and the various successful ways in which spousal abuse can be curbed.
Keywords
Battered Woman Syndrome (BWS), Nuptial Ties, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Spousal Abuse, Self-Defense
To cite this article
Disha Khanna, Ankush Sachdeva, Battered Woman Syndrome: Its Repercussions and Implications on Women of the Present Era, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 7-10. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20150102.11
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