Psycho Social and Economical Consequences of Divorce in Muslim Community in Gondar City Administration
AbstractThis research aimed at investigating the psychosocial and economical consequences among the Muslim couples in Gondar city administration. Quantitative data were collected using structured questionnaire, which incorporate Bake depression inventory II and Rosenberg self esteem scales, from 361 respondents selected randomly from 16 Jemiaâ€ associations proportionally. In addition, structured interview and focus group discussion were also conducted.
The results revealed that Financial problem to access health care services, housing problem, access to food; downward social mobility, role change, social interaction problems, depression and low self esteem are the major psychosocial and economical consequences of divorce among Muslim divorced individuals in the city administration. In order to reduce this negative consequences of divorce due attentions should be given by governmental and nongovernmental organization, researchers and helping professionals to the issue.
Key Words: Psychosocial, economical Consequences of divorce,