AN ASSESSMENT OF INTIMATE PARTNER FEMICIDE IN THE NAME OF HONOUR IN TURKEY: A RETROSPECTIVE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY


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PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA, vol.33, no.2, pp.152-157, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.24869/psyd.2021.152
  • Title of Journal : PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA
  • Page Numbers: pp.152-157

Abstract

Background: Honour killing (HK) is the most extreme form of domestic violence. Given the scarcity and reliability of data on the phenomenon, the present study focuses on the epidemiological pattern of HK in Turkey, where many cases of the HK are considered unreported or/and falsely described.