Impact of Parental Divorce Toward Children’s Mental Health
1Albatool Heddawi, Saddiga Al-Ghalib
The study aimed to determine the impact of parental divorce toward the children. The study was used quantitative research with sample sizes were 115 respondents. In this study, the convenience sampling was used to select the respondent. A consent letter was sent to the respondent with copy of the survey to fill through social media. The sample sizes were 115 respondents which met the study criteria. A survey was constructed and distributed through social medial. There were 110 female respondents and 5 male respondents. Meanwhile, 86 respondents were Saudi and 29 respondents were non-Saudi. Most respondents were fourth years college degree students and aged between 19 years old and 22 years old. The data was analysed through SPSS program. The result showed the parental divorce had negative impact toward the children. The children had suffered mental health issues and faced difficulties in coping included their confidence. Hence, this problems lead to their poor in academic performance.
Coping process, parental divorce, drug abuse, view of god