Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas
On-line version ISSN 1729-519X
GALLARDO SANCHEZ, Yurieth; GALLARDO ARZUAGA, Rúber Luis; NUNEZ RAMIREZ, Manuel Antonio and VARELA VAZQUEZ, María Esther. Characterization of interfamilial violence in women: Media Luna municipality. Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2009, vol.8, suppl.5, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1729-519X.
A descriptive, retrospective and cross-section study in order to describe the perception of familiar violence in women of the neighborhood " Pueblo Nuevo II" from the Municipality Media Luna in the period 2005 - 2008. The universe was constituted of 60 women older than 60 years. An opinion poll was applicated composed for different sections: general data, knowledge of mistreatment, psychological mistreatment, physical mistreatment, negligence and abandon, familiar mistreatment, behavior in front of the violence. Psychological violence is the most used from the relatives towards then, followed of abandon and negligence. Right after the violent facts the women assume attitudes and unfavorable behavior for his personal development, such case become sadness, irritability and the pessimism. The husband followed by the mother predominated in respect to the aggressor's characteristic. About the type of violence and the woman's age concluded that is most common was the psychological violence in women among the 25 and 59 elderly years.
Keywords : Epidemiology; violence in the woman; family..