Divorce: An International Multi-dimensional Challenge

Document Type: Brief Communication

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1 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran

2 1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran

Abstract

Divorce is one the most important public health problems which may affect on many people especially both parents, children and their close families. To emphasis on the importance of divorce worldwide, the world figures of some countries have been compared. According to transition from a traditional society to a society of industry and modernism family issues and communication problems are the most important difficulties of the families. Divorce is the outcomes of the most acute and serious communication problems of the family. There are too much reasons for it, including: absence of compatibility and understanding, absence of securing psychic needs, violence, sexual problems, rising housing costs, high unemployment, inflation, immorality, family intervention and so on. It is recommended the families to create more moral and mental familiarity situations for girls and boys before marriage, so that they would be able to somehow hinder from divorce incidence through knowing each other better.

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