| Published: February 24, 2017
Well-Being of Adult and Aged Women Facing Interpersonal Violence: A Study of Women Living In Shimla District of Himachal Pradesh
This study attempted to investigate the direction and magnitude of the relationship of well-being with intrapersonal violence in reference to the adult and aged women facing interpersonal violence. More specifically, it has been tried to see the difference between adults and aged women on these variables i.e. well-being and interpersonal violence and to investigate the influence well being on interpersonal violence among these two strata of women. The total sample N=400, adult (n=200), aged (n=200) was given general well being scale Verma & Amita and interpersonal violence scale of Edleson and Minnesota. Besides, correlation, regression and t-test were performed. The findings revealed that well being is significantly and negatively correlated with interpersonal violence among adult and aged women. Aged women were higher on well being as compared to adult women. Adult women were higher on interpersonal violence as compared to aged women. It may also be said that well being emerged as a predictor of interpersonal violence among aged women.
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© 2017 Manjul M
Received: January 27, 2017; Revision Received: February 16, 2017; Accepted: February 24, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017