Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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The Relationship Between Rural Women’s Health-Related Quality of Life and Domestic Violence

Seyed Ramin Ghasemi 1 , Sohyla Reshadat 2 , Nader Rajabi-Gilan 1 , * , Yahya Salimi 1 and Masoud Norouzi 1
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1 Social Development and Health Promotion Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediatric, Social Development and Health Promotion Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: April 28, 2015, 17 (4)
  • Published Online: April 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Short Communication
  • Received: March 3, 2014
  • Accepted: May 18, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms978

To Cite: Ghasemi S R, Reshadat S, Rajabi-Gilan N, Salimi Y, Norouzi M. The Relationship Between Rural Women’s Health-Related Quality of Life and Domestic Violence, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(4):-. doi: 10.17795/zjrms978.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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