Psycho-Traumatic Events among Nigerian Women

Ignatius N. Ijere, Ruth Abiola Adimula

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This article reviewed literature and scholarly studies related to psychosocial
traumatic events among women in Nigeria. It conceptualized and discussed trauma
from universal and cultural perspectives and different types of trauma. Taking Nigeria a context, this article reviewed different types of Traumatic events experienced by Nigerian women; identified the effects of Traumatic events on Nigerian women. Finally, this article provided possible solutions to reduce trauma against women and its psychosocial impacts.

Keywords: Psychosocial; Trauma; Culture; Polygamy; Fertility; Social culture, & poverty.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-28
JournalMadridge Journal of AIDS
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 16 2018


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