Balica, Banciu şi Curcă 1/2010

Sociologie Românească, Vol. VIII, no. 1/2010, pp. 57-71.




Problematica victimelor din spaţiul familial care apelează la serviciile de medicină legală

Issues concerning victims within the family who resort to services of legal medicine

Ecaterina Balica, Dan Banciu, Cristian G. Curcă*


*Institutul de Sociologie "Dimitrie Gusti" al Academiei Române


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Abstract: The study mentions some of the results of the investigations carried out between 2006 and 2008, under the auspices of the Social and Psychological Assistance Unit at the National Institute of Legal Medicine "Mina Minovici", unit founded as result of the unwinding of a program focused on the family environment violence. Starting from the premise that the family violence acts are the results of the action of some individual, relational, community, societal but also situational factors, the research, at the level of the 379 victims included in the investigation area, has underlined a series of aspects on the particularities of the victims and of the aggressors involved in the violence acts which have determined them to contact the medico legal services. The methodology used has allowed identifying the risk factors which favor the production of the violence acts, the particularities of the victims who appeal to legal medicine services and the made up of some suggestions regarding the intervention ways in order to prevent the violence acts in the family environment.

Keywords: interfamilial violence, risk factors, victims of the familial violence, intervention and medico-legal assistance.

Cuvinte cheie: violenţă intrafamilială, factori de risc, victime ale violenţei familiale, intervenţie şi asistenţă medico-legală.