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Relationship of Pessimistic Attitude with Childhood Abuse Among the Female Prisoners of Punjab Prisons

Sarwat Inayat Mirza

Abstract
This study will examine the relationship between experience of abuse and pessimistic
attitude among the female prisoners in the Punjab Prisons. Data was collected with the help
of questionnaire and psychological test was conducted. Results revealed correlation
between experience of abuse and pessimistic attitude among the female prisoners in the
Punjab Prisons. This study may promote the needs to attend to psychosocial problems of
inmates for rehabilitation purposes and help the planners and policy makers in controlling
recidivism rate.

Keywords: Problem Statement There is a relationship between pessimistic attitude and abuse among the female prisoners in the Punjab prisons.