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Table 2 Results of free listing and key informant interviews investigating priority problems for women in Nyarugusu

From: Developing an integrated intervention to address intimate partner violence and psychological distress in Congolese refugee women in Tanzania

  Msongo wa mawazo (Stress) Huzuni (Sadness) Hofu (Fear)
Descriptors Silence, unhappiness, preferring to be alone Crying, silence, aggressiveness Preferring to be alone, worrying, feeling shocked, trembling or worrying when she sees her husband
Commonly Affected Groups Widows, married women, women affected by IPV, women who have been abandoned by partner Women affected by IPV, married women, women with infertility Married women, women affected by IPV, widows, single mothers, women living with her partner
Causes IPV, abandonment, divorce, when husbands do not fulfill their responsibilities IPV, abandonment, infertility IPV, isolation
Management Counseling, helping her with responsibilities, introduce her to other activities and social groups, comfort her, provide support, direct her to legal organizations Counseling, introduce her to other activities and social groups, comfort her Counseling, introduce her to other activities or social groups, comfort her, develop a friendship