Shehzad Khan, Bakht Rokhan, Tariq Alam, Sadia Imtiaz, Majid Iqbal, Salma Liaqat.
Radiological Assessment of Domestic Violence During COVID-19 Lockdown, In-Depth study on Pakistani Population.
Pak J Radiol May ;30(4):240-5.

In the little time after the emergence of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China, the deceptive gossips and conspiracy concepts about the pandemic, surveillance, death rates and regarding threats are closely associated with social media and mass media. Since the outbreak started in the fall 2019, till now approximately 114,291 people have died across the globe. The choices on quarantine applying must be based on the authentic accessible resources. Most of the studies reported adversative psychological impressions like frustrations, stress, anger, confusions and fear of infections as continuing paraphernalia throughout largest quarantine. The prominent meticulousness of such disaster is the coincidence of virology which is increasing rapidly as compared to itself virus is the domestic and family violence. The likelihoods of children and women being exposed to violence is intensely amplified, as family participants spend long time in close contact as well as home stress exaggerates which grows the risks even greater than to deal with potential financial losses. This study has been conducted in the Pakistan where cases of domestic violence have been increased during pandemic lockdown to assess the qualitative consequences in this duration. In current study, a higher percentage of immense kind of domestic abusive violence reported with ratio of 50-55 per day cases with 60% females 30% children were reported in radiology department with fracture bones in multiple anatomical positions. Multiple recommendations have been provided to overcome such devastating situations.

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