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2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART J

A case study of emotional abuse in domestic front

Author(s): Dr. Pravabati Guru

Emotional abuse is any nonphysical behavior or attitude that controls, intimidates, subjugates, demeans, punishes or isolates another person’s by using degradation, humiliation or fear. According to the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, emotional abuse includes insult in front of others, name calling, accusation of character or conduct etc. The present study deals with the case of emotional abuse on a total group of 200 working women of Sambalpur town. It takes different profession, educational and income categories to study the impact of these factors on psychological torture inflicted on them. The primary data for this purpose is collected by the questionnaire method. It is found that emotional abuse is inversely related to the level o education and income of women. Further, the abuse is more pronounced by the husband under the joint family than the nuclear family system.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Pravabati Guru. A case study of emotional abuse in domestic front. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):623-625.

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