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Table 2 Categories and sub-categories

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

Categories Sub-categories
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