Divorce has a major negative effect on the parents as well as they have to support and counsel their children who may be involved in the process and are suffering too. Families who are going through a divorce or a parental divorce if it is the spouses or the children are going to experience series of emotional stages due to the post-breakdown (Smith, 2009). Stress from divorce can lead from anger and depression to fear and frustration. Also, families who are coping and managing all the tasks associated with divorce can also lead to anxiety, panic, and depression. The spouses who are straightly involved in the divorce experience different ranges of emotions as they being adults direct the daily tasks and responsibilities of living under the circumstances of a divorce (Smith, 2009).
Identity confusion, depression and anxiety are all harmful effects divorce has on children. Feelings of responsibility, sadness, and apprehension about their situations have extremely detrimental and lasting affects on children. These studies show that these are indeed grim realities many children have to face in their daily lives. Parents may be affected by a divorce, but the children are the real victims. References Barker, Philip.
The divorce rate in the United States is somewhere between 50 percent and a startling 67 percent. (KSL News) One contributing factor the growing epidemic of divorce is the parting of different family members or the breakup of the family unit, as well as effect it may have upon the children or the other spouse. When the family is broken up it can lead to divorce and ultimately many negative implications. It may have effect on the mental stability as well as create even more conflict and tension between others. Research evidence has shown that marital distress and conflict within a marriage causes a wide range of negative effects on the children of the feuding spouses.
Childhood depression is a mental illness that affects children's behavior and moods. If it is not treated, in years to come it may lead to school failure, use of alcohol and/or drugs, or even suicide. Depression in children is caused by a possible combination of several things. It can involve the child's environment, genes, or children with medical problems. The most common causes of depression evolve from children who have been abused, who have chaotic families or households, non-consistent parents, neglect, or other stressful events.
Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects millions of teens and adults everyday. Depression also affects their friends and families. While trying to help a friend who is depressed,we may find ourselves becoming more anxious and depressed when sucked into their problems .In order to help a loved one who is experiencing issues with clinical depression, a mutual understanding must take place in order to help the person over their problems while still keeping their emotional equilibrium in the process. Depression is a serious condition because it can affect a person's mood,behaviour, feelings and physical being. As said on Nami , “Depression can lead to serious impairments in daily functioning.” Depression can cause a person to lose motivation for almost everything.
The symptoms can cause more severe symptoms if ignored or untreated. Some caregivers may use denial or avoiding to push the emotions away. (Alzheimer 's Foundation of America - What is Dementia, 2016) Depression is commonly seen in caregivers of Dementia clients. Depression is able to break the spirit of coping with the anxiety and stress that comes from caregiving. There is a link between that greater levels of caregiver burden and depression.
Barry and Jenkins (2007) explains and demonstrates the ways that service users can benefit from family members; reduces isolation and even postnatal depression. Attachment and Relationship between Mother and Child: Negative Impact on Devel... ... middle of paper ... ...uctant to receive professional help, Walsh (2009) adds that they may also face the prospect of being labelled due to them experiencing a mental illness. Therefore this implicates the planning of mental health services. Conclusion Postnatal depression not only affects mothers, but they also negatively contribute to their children’s mental health and psychological wellbeing; most notably attachment and bonding which breaks the mother and child emotional, psychological interactions. Additionally the symptoms can have negative effect on the bonding processes between mothers and their children including the children’s cognitive and behaviour development.
There is research set forward on the impacts of this social issue that affects both women and men. People of depressed by divorce have both been identified as being at high risk for depression and it might have other high-risk behaviors .The disintegration of their family structure and their idea of an ideal marriage creates mistrust and fear of their own marriage success. It is not to say that every partner who experiences their divorce will have these negative effects. In order to minimize the negative effects of depression by divorce on their own life and others so they needs to be communication between each other and this will help manage mistrust and negative consequences the children can face in their life.
They can become unstable when parents are not there or unreliable. They are also more likely to be violent to their home with their children. Existential and pathological trauma are two kinds of family trauma (Abbassi & Aslinia, 2010). Existential trauma is the loss of a loved one or a pet that died from natural causes. A person who experiences it ... ... middle of paper ... ...ts.
The child 's life becomes more stressful because of economic loss and the loss of a supportive parent. Since many children do not adjust well, their behavior is affected. The change is devastating for many children and it affects their entire life. Divorce of parents causes many problems and affects children negatively. The loss of a parent can cause loss in knowledge, skills, and resources from the parents.