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Social Support and Dyadic Adjustment Among Women Applicants for the Divorce
Hamideh Addelyan Rasi1, Haraleh Jalali2
1- Allameh Tabataba’i University , hadelyan@yahoo.com
2- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation sciences
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Introduction: Dyadic adjustment plays a vital role in the incidence of divorce. It seems that divorce is the result of the decreased dyadic adjustment. This study aimed to assess the association between social support and dyadic adjustment among women applicants for the divorce in Paveh administration of justice.
Methods: Statistical population in this research included all women applicants for the divorce in Paveh administration of justice that they applied from March 2015 and their cases were under the procedure until caring out this study, December 2015. We considered all population in the study as the sample and they were 72 women. Spanier Dyadic Adjustment Scale and Philips Social support questionnaire were used to collecting the data. We used SPSS18 to analyze the data through Spearman, Pearson and multivariate regression tests.
Results: The study showed that there was a significant positive correlation between social support and dyadic adjustment. Social support predicted 23% of changing variance of dyadic adjustment. There is also a significant positive correlation between education, income, the age of marriage, spousal lifetime, the number of children, and the spouse’s income with social support. There is a significant negative correlation between education and income with dyadic adjustment.
Conclusions: In conclusion, the study suggested social work practitioners and policymakers in working with women and families to consider the role of social support in dyadic adjustment through social policy planning and health-related interventions.

Keywords: Social Support, Dyadic Adjustment, Women, Divorce
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/07/9 | Accepted: 2016/10/14 | Published: 2016/10/14


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