Psychosocial Effects of Domestic Violence On Women in Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State

Issue: 6, Volume: 2, Year: 2021

Psychosocial Effects of Domestic Violence On Women in Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State

Date of Publication : 31, Dec, 2021

Date Of Acceptance : 19 Dec, 2021

Author: OJO, Taiwo Folake (RN, RM, BNSc, PGDE, M.Sc.)

Co Author: DR. ALUKO, Joel O.

Area of research / Subject: Psychosocial Effects of Domestic Violence On Women in Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State

The study examined psychosocial effects of domestic violence on women in Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State. This studyadopted descriptive cross sectional survey research design. The study was conducted in five selected wards in Ado Local Government Area, Ekiti State. According to National demographic health survey, 2016, total numbers of women in Ado LGA, Ekiti State was 142,152. Multistage sampling procedure was employed in the selection of 246 participants for this study. The research instrument used in collecting data for this study was a self-designed questionnaire. In-depth interview guide was used for collection of qualitative data. Validity of the instrument was based on both face and content validity. The instrument was validated by experts of Tests and Measurement and Nursing Science. To ensure the reliability of the instruments, Cronbach alpha method was employed to determine the internal consistency which yielded a reliability value of 0.81. Quantitative data collected were analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics while the qualitative data were transcribed and a full description of all verbal and non-verbal statements were generated. NVivo version 11 thematic approach was used to analyze responses to interview questions, by coding and categorizing collected data. The study revealed that majority of women in Ado Local Government were satisfied with their quality of life but some of the psychosocial impacts that domestic violence had on them were low self-esteem, insecurity, anxiety and depression, mental disorder, disability and death. It was recommended among others that Government should enforce efficient and accountable policy on domestic violence against women at all levels and provide fund to implement it.

Keywords: Psychosocial Effects, Women, Domestic Violence,

Cite this article:

Author(s), OJO, Taiwo Folake (RN, RM, BNSc, PGDE, M.Sc.), DR. ALUKO, Joel O., (2021). “Psychosocial Effects of Domestic Violence On Women in Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State”, Name of the Journal: International Journal of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, (IJMNHS.COM), P, 160 –171.  DOI: www.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5906654 ,  Issue: 6, Vol.: 2, Article: 14, Month: December, Year: 2021. Retrieved from https://www.ijmnhs.com/all-issues/

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IJMNHS.com-2.6-14-2021-Psychosocial-Effects-of-Domestic-Violence-On-Women-in-Ado-Local-Government-Area-of-Ekiti-State

Keywords : Psychosocial Effects, Women, Domestic Violence,

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Number: www.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5906654

Serial: 14 Download Page: 160-171

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