publication . Article . 2017

Medicolegal characteristics of domestic violence

Antović Aleksandra R.; Stojanović Jovan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo (issn: 0370-8179, eissn: 2406-0895, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Serbian Medical Society
Abstract
Introduction/Objective. Domestic violence is a phenomenon as old as the history of human civilization, present in all cultures, epochs and social systems. Despite the fact that domestic violence represents a dangerous and unacceptable social phenomenon, as well as a significant medical problem, there are still no precise data on the prevalence of this phenomenon in our country. This study aims to determine the elementary forensic characteristics of domestic violence that would represented the basis for future medical research in this field. Methods. A total of 4,593 records of forensic autopsy (n = 3,120) and clinical forensic medical examinations (n = 1,473) we...
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free text keywords: domestic violence, forensic medicine, abuse, injury, Medicine, R
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