Investigación y Desarrollo
Print version ISSN 0121-3261
AVILA-TOSCANO, José Hernando and COGOLLO FERRARO, Liliana. The motivations associated with domestic violence in the marriages of men demobilized from the armed conflict. Investig. desarro. [online]. 2011, vol.19, n.1, pp. 88-115. ISSN 0121-3261.
The aim of this study was to identify reasons associated with violent behaviors against the couple in the marital relationship of demobilized Colombian armed conflict. We evaluated 224 men residing in a distension military zone and psycho-social readjustment in the Colombian Caribbean Coast through a correlational design, using two questionnaires to detect violent behavior and the reasons relating thereto. The data were analyzed using Chi Square (x2) and stepwise linear regression modelling. The average domestic violence was 82.1% protruding verbal aggression, abandonment or neglect, threats and coercion. A history of previous sexual relations and maltreatment current thereto were associated with actual violence (p <0.05). Reasons such as feeling unwell, History of abuse in the origin family, Taxation, Rage, among others, were associated with forms of marital aggression.
Keywords : Domestic violence; reasons; demobilized.