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Table 2 Categories and sub-categories

From: Challenges and opportunities confronting female-headed households in Iran: a qualitative study



Individual problems

Role overload

Role conflict

End of love

Psychological problems

Intra-family problems

Declined independence

Intra-family tension

Reproduction of Poverty and Family Disability

Social problems

stigma of being unattended

Social insecurity

Social isolation

Social exclusion

positive consequences

Positive self-concept

Social maturity