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Divorce: Its Psychological Effects on the Divorced Women and their Children

Jude Obinna Ezeokana

Divorce: Its Psychological Effects on the Divorced Women and their Children

A study on the Igbos of Southern Nigeria

by Jude Obinna Ezeokana

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Divorce & Separation,
  • Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent,
  • Social Psychology,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Children of divorced parents,
  • Divorced mothers,
  • Divorced women,
  • Nigeria,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11395833M
    ISBN 100820436348
    ISBN 109780820436340
    OCLC/WorldCa40631994

      Constance Ahrons, a sociologist and the author of We're Still Family: What Grown Children Have to Say About Their Parents' Divorce, says there is Author: Kate Hilpern.   In her new book, "The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce," she writes that the effects of divorce on children are less like a bomb than a time bomb, carrying lasting ramifications well into adulthood. "The traditional wisdom is that the height of impact is at the time of the breakup.

    Child Psychology Divorce. Many research has been done on Child Psychology Divorce. Here is a list of remarkable findings during the past decades. They do away with some commonly accepted beliefs about Children and Divorce. 1. Long term effects. Children can suffer from divorce on the long run.   Many children must cope not only with divorce, but also with the effects of having spent the formative years of their lives in the context of a dysfunctional family. This may provide a partial explanation of why some children do well and others do poorly in the years following the : Debbie Barr.

      Conventional wisdom holds that when parents divorce, their children’s educational success can be derailed. But research led by UCLA sociology professor Jennie Brand suggests that divorce’s effect on a child’s education varies widely depending on several factors, especially the family’s socioeconomic status. Divorce: Causes and consequences. For both divorcing individuals and their children divorce is a breakthrough transition period, as it involves adjusting to a new life situation and family.


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Divorce: Its Psychological Effects on the Divorced Women and their Children by Jude Obinna Ezeokana Download PDF EPUB FB2

Igbo of southern Nigeria, a people from a typical «developing» country, was used in this study which investigates into the psychological effects of divorce on the divorced women and their children.

Statistical analysis of the questionnaire findings show that divorce has a significant effect on the divorced by: 3. Divorce: it's psychological effects on the divorced women and their children: a study on the Igbos of Southern Nigeria.

[Jude Obinna Ezeokana] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Children of divorced parents often are more aggressive toward their parents and teachers.

Depression, learning difficulties and problems getting along with their peers are often perceived. The impact of effects of divorce on children is negative. They more likely to be referred for psychological help, become earlier sexually active, are are. The effects associated with divorce affect the couple’s children in both the short and the long term.

After divorce the couple often experience effects including, decreased levels of happiness, change in economic status, and emotional problems.

The effects on children. The process of divorce and its effects on children can be a stressful. Dealing with these issues can take its toll, including physical problems. Children who have experienced divorce have a higher perceptibility to sickness, which can stem from many factors, including their difficulty going to sleep.

Children from divorced families may experience more externalizing problems, such as conduct disorders, delinquency, and impulsive behavior than kids from two-parent families. 7  In addition to increased behavior problems, children may also experience more conflict with peers after a divorce.

Divorce May Affect Academic Performance. Divorce also has some positive effects for children. Single parents are often closer to their children than married parents were.

This is can also be negative as when a child takes on too much responsibility because one or both parents are not functioning well as a parent, or when a parent talks to a child about how hurt they are by the other parent, or how horrible that other parent is.

Divorce Life After Divorce People who undergo divorce face a variety of psychological issues including that married men and women tend to be happier than their separated or divorced.

out of 5 stars Intelligent exploration of children's issues in divorce Reviewed in the United States on Ap This book is a little dated and the print is densely packed, but it's still an excellent book for those who want to learn about the psychological issues faced by children of divorce/5(2).

Effects of divorce on children and families- Financial Effect: “The Effect of Marriage and Divorce on Women’s Economic Well-Being”, an article published in in the “American Sociological Review”, stated that the average divorced woman has a more limited monetary support than an average married woman, consequently leaving women in a state where they never fully recover from the 5/5(2).

Igbo of southern Nigeria, a people from a typical «developing» country, was used in this study which investigates into the psychological effects of divorce on the divorced women and their children. Statistical analysis of the questionnaire findings show that divorce has a significant effect on the divorced : The Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children Depend Greatly on the Father.

It’s critical that boys and girls have BOTH a male and female role model in their lives. The less of a role the father plays in his son or daughter’s life, the more negative the psychological effects of divorce on the child will be.

Moreover, with women becoming more educated, economically independent and aware of their rights, divorce rates are increasing along with associated psychological ramifications. The fact that widowed/divorced women suffer from varying psychological stressors is often ignored. The main premise of my new book, (and also parents) about their physical, psychological, social, about the effects of divorce on children, and particularly the damaging effects of.

This qualitative study was designed to examine the academic and social impact of divorce on early childhood students in school. The purpose of this study was based on three areas of past research: How do early childhood teachers, counselors, psychologist, nurses, principals and assistant principals describe their experience of working with Cited by: 1.

The text goes on to explain that the national statistic is that of all women who divorce, only 11% remarry in their 40s, and only 3% remarry in their 50s. Financial and Social Consequences for Women Ten years after divorce, the older women stand out from other groups in our study.

WithFile Size: KB. According to The Short-Term and Decade-Long Effects of Divorce on Women's Midlife Health, an article published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior indivorced women reported significantly higher psychological distress levels than married women in the years following the divorce.

Offspring of divorced/separated parents are also more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior, live in poverty, and experience their own family instability. Risk typically increases by a factor between and 2.

Still, most children whose parents divorce are resilient and exhibit no obvious psychological by: 4. To appreciate the effects of divorce on children, a person must appreciate what divorce does to adults.

In her book, Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Abigail Trafford describes divorce as a "savage emotional journey," where a person ricochets between the failure of the past and the uncertainty of the more is involved than the legal end of a marriage.

After divorce, women are more likely than men to face significant financial challenges, receive public assistance, lose health insurance, and have decreased earning potential. In the recent US Census Bureau report on marriage, 28% of children in divorced families lived below the poverty threshold, compared with % of the total population.

ThisCited by:. Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D., is a Clinical-Child Psychologist, who divides his professional time between child custody mediation, training and consulting, child and family therapy, and teaching in the Psychology Department of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

He was the Editor of the Academy of Family Mediators’ Mediation News since and is currently the Editor of the Family.The Effects of Divorce on Children Patrick F. Fagan and Aaron Churchill Janu Introduction Each year, over a million American children suffer the divorce of their parents.

Divorce causes irreparable harm to all involved, but most especially to the children. Though it might be shown to benefit some individuals in some.The emotional and psychological effects of divorce can also be profound and can persist long after the legal battles have been settled and finances have stabilized.

Guilt and Shame Although divorce does not have the stigma attached to it that it had in past centuries, divorcing couples .