Quantifying The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Women's Physio-Psychological Health In District Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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Dr. Umar Daraz , Dr. Muhammad Bial , Dr. Raza Ullah ( Corresponding Author)


Domestic violence against women and women's physio-psychological health are theoretical concerns and policy issues. This article quantifies the impact of domestic violence on women's physical and psychological health in District Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Data were collected from 125 participants through a structured interview schedule. Empiricist epistemology guided the theoretical and methodological application of the study. Statistical tests, such as correlation and chi-square, helped analyze the association between domestic violence and women's physical and psychological health. The findings reveal that domestic violence affects women's physical health, causing injuries, body fractures, miscarriage, permanent disabilities, headaches, asthma, and gynecological problems. The findings further show the psychological impact of domestic violence, creating trauma, depression, tension, anxiety, stress and strain, phobia, and psychometric disorder in women.                 

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