India

Extremes in water availability and suicide: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of rural Indian adults

BACKGROUND: Extremes in water availability, either exceptionally wet or dry conditions, can damage crops and may detrimentally affect the livelihood and well-being of people engaged in agriculture. We estimated the effect of water availability on …

The effect of intimate partner violence on women's mental distress: a prospective cohort study of 3010 rural Indian women

PURPOSE: Intimate partner violence (IPV) encompasses physical, sexual, and psychological abuse, as well as controlling behavior. Most research focuses on physical and sexual abuse, and other aspects of IPV are rarely investigated. We estimated the …