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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2009 | Volume: 9 | Issue: 20 | Page No.: 3758-3763
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2009.3758.3763
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Identification of Divorce Factors of Women

R. Khojastehmehr and A. Takrimi

This study was designed to identify the divorce factors of the divorce-seeking women in Khuzestan, Iran. The sample consisted of 592 divorce-seeking women, selected according to a multi-stage sampling method. A 145-item questionnaire containing reasons for divorce was constructed, based on the views of 200 divorce-seeking women and was administered to the sample. A principal components factor analysis with varimax rotation was used to identify the factors. Four factors were extracted: neglect of wife's wishes (40 items), husband and his family's lack of social skills (33 items), husband's social abnormalities (10 items) and husband and wife's personal and family incompatibilities (mismatches) (10 items). The findings are immensely important from theoretical and applied points of view, including marital discord, preventive and therapy models of divorce and preparing a valid scale for measuring factors of divorce.
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R. Khojastehmehr and A. Takrimi, 2009. Identification of Divorce Factors of Women. Journal of Applied Sciences, 9: 3758-3763.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2009.3758.3763






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