Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3038
ESPIN FALCON, Julio Cesar et al. Violence, a health problem. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2008, vol.24, n.4, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3038.
Violence has become a problem for public health all over the world. Different types have been recognized: physical, psychological and sexual violence. Their causes may vary depending on the sociocultural context. The present paper is aimed at identifying violence as a health problem and at describing the types of violence according to the characteristics of those who commit the violent act and to the nature of them.
Palabras llave : Violence; physical violence; psychological violence and sexual violence.