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THE FREQUENCY OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN YOUNG WOMEN AND THE EFFECT OF THEIR LEVELS ON THE EMOTIONAL THEMES OF SHAME AND GUILT
Fisun Sözen, Canan Tuz, Ergun Oksuz*, Zeliha Özbakir and Ersin Ogus
Background and Aim: The objective was to determine the frequency of intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual violence (SV) perpetrated by anyone in young women and the distribution of violence according to its types. Materials and Methods: We used a simple random method to select 270 female students attending a university in Ankara, Turkey. The research form consisted the Severity of Violence Against Women Scale (SVAW), the Sexual Experiences Survey–Victimization Version (SES–VV), and the Personal Feelings Questionnaire–2 (PFQ–2). Results: The results show that 56.8% of the participants were exposed to psychological, physical, or sexual IPV or SV; 51.5% of the participants were exposed to IPV; 15.4% of the participants were exposed to SV perpetrated by anyone after the age of 14; and 10.1% of the participants were exposed to both IPV and SV by anyone. Conclusion: Young women have a very high incidence rate both for IPV and SV. The shame and guilt scores of the young women who experienced violence are higher than those who did not. The guilt scores of those who experienced psychological IPV are significantly higher for all levels of psychological violence.[Full Text Article]