THE SOCIAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON A SAMPLE OF DIVORCED WOMEN IN AMMAN GOVERNORATE

Authors

  • Fatima Al-Zubaidi

Abstract

The study aimed at acknowledging the social, psychological, economic and health effects of
divorce on a sample of divorced women in Amman governorate in Jordan, and to demonstrate
the relationship of this to some variables of, such as gender, monthly income, education, age,
nature of housing, and family size. The study was conducted on an objective sample consisting
of (112) divorcée in the capital, Amman. The data were collected using a questionnaire tool. To
achieve this objective, descriptive statistics were used that represented frequencies, percentages,
means, standard deviations, the test of variance (t-test) and the analysis of one-sided variance,
and one-way analysis of variance Scheffe to examine the correlation relationships between
independent and dependent variables.The study came up with the following findings, namely: the
suffer of divorced women from the social and economic effects together, but with variation in
both psychological and health aspects occupy the first place. The weakness of the material
income, which is not sufficient to meet the basic needs of her and her children such economic
problem occupy the second rank. The study revealed that the children of divorced women suffer
from economic deprivation, and widespread poverty in n the medium of divorced women. The
psychological effects of divorce occupy the third rank, the feeling of children losing the
tenderness of parenthood, and then it is followed by a woman often suffers severe psychological
trauma after the divorce and depression, which makes her take some drugs such as sedatives and
analgesics. Finally, the health effects. Most importantly, some of the above-mentioned findings
vary according to some social variables. The study recommended the necessity of conducting
more in-depth studies on divorce, along with the state's intervention in developing solutions that
reduce divorce, confront its effects on divorced women, particularly economic and psychological, and support family and community counseling policies for the purpose of
combating the dark view of divorced women. 

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Published

2020-11-02

How to Cite

Fatima Al-Zubaidi. (2020). THE SOCIAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON A SAMPLE OF DIVORCED WOMEN IN AMMAN GOVERNORATE. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 9898 - 9927. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2559