Elements which precipitate conjugal violence: the discourse of men in criminal prosecution

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https://doi.org/10.1590/s1980-220x2017036203428

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Violence Against Women, Family Conflict, Intimate Partner Violence, Family Nursing

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Objective: Unveiling the precipitating elements of conjugal violence based on the discourse of men undergoing criminal prosecution. Method: This is a qualitative study developed in a Domestic Violence and Family Violence Campaign against Women from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Results: We interviewed 23 men. The following central ideas emerged: children and family interference; change in woman’s behavior; feeling of ownership; discovery of extramarital affairs of women; absence of marital sexual intercourse; and use of alcohol and other drugs by men. Conclusion: Several elements precipitate marital violence according to the mens’ discourse. Knowing these elements can subsidize actions for preventing the phenomenon, especially from implementing peaceful conflict resolution strategies.

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2019-06-25

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Lírio, J. G. dos S., Pereira, Álvaro, Gomes, N. P., Paixão, G. P. do N., Couto, T. M., & Ferreira, A. da S. (2019). Elements which precipitate conjugal violence: the discourse of men in criminal prosecution. Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 53, e03428. https://doi.org/10.1590/s1980-220x2017036203428

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