The effects of divorce on children / Aishatul Quraisha Nazri…[]

Nazri, Aishatul Quraisha and Ramli, Asma Ul Husna and Mokhtar, Norhazirah and Jafri, Nur Afini and Abu Bakar, Nur Syazwina (2019) The effects of divorce on children / Aishatul Quraisha Nazri…[]. e-Journal of Media & Society (e-JOMS), 3. pp. 1-19. ISSN 2682-9193

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This study investigates the effect of divorce on children. Divorce has a direct impact on children’s development and can influence their behaviour either positively or negatively. The purpose of this paper is to identify the effects of divorce towards the children itself and to examine the challenges that the children face after their parents had divorced. Additionally, to find out the way for the children of divorce overcome their challenges. Divorce can more likely give negative impacts towards children. A large number of Malaysian children can expect to experience a lot of ill effects that parental divorce has been shown to cause. Two methods are used. One is data collection strategies which is interview type and sampling. The second one is data analysis which is thematic analysis. This study adopts the family stress theory by Reuben Hill explains that a crisis for families that often leads to reorganization to the family’s style of functioning is due to major stressful life events, where particularly those that have chronic difficulties. The result revealed that divorce of parent does effect the children itself. Besides that, the correspondent had a different experience and opinion about the challenges of divorce. But majority of the correspondent felt depressed and stress out just after their parent’s divorce. Not just that the correspondent also agreed that financial is the main challenges after their parent’s divorce. Adding on, the children of divorce overcome their challenges by seeking and accept support, taking care of physical health and focus on addressing problems instead of feeling helpless about them.


Item Type: Article
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Nazri, Aishatul QuraishaUNSPECIFIED
Ramli, Asma Ul HusnaUNSPECIFIED
Abu Bakar, Nur SyazwinaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > The family. Marriage. Home > Parents. Parenthood. Including parent and child, husbands, fathers, wives, mothers
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > The family. Marriage. Home > Divorce
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media & Society (e-JOMS)
Journal: Others > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 3
Page Range: pp. 1-19
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Item ID: 29476
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effects; Divorce; Children; Parents; Children psychology


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