Vol 1 No 1 (2021): Proceding of Inter-Islamic University Conference on Psychology

Divorce in the Covid-19 Pandemic Era: An Integrative Study
Perceraian di Era Pandemi Covid-19: Sebuah Kajian Integratif

Hastinia Apriasari
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Kanza Qotrunnada
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Farah Mahsheed Al-Jannah
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Zafira Amani
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Published February 16, 2021
  • Integration,
  • Intervention,
  • Pandemic,
  • Divorce


The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in increased family interactions. Some families use this opportunity to improve relationships between their family members. However, increased family interaction can also result in increased conflict which can lead to divorce. Divorce that occurred during this pandemic was not only caused by one factor. Financial problems that are exacerbated by the mental condition of an individual before the pandemic will have a heavier impact on that individual than other individuals whose mental condition is more stable. Unhealthy attachment (attachment) to a partner also increases the risk of divorce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Promotional, preventive, and curative actions need to be implemented to address the issue of divorce. Social media can be a forum to promote the importance of maintaining family quality during a pandemic. The ease of providing information and the ease with which people can access makes social media the right platform. Then, preventive action that can be taken is to hold education in the form of family-themed seminars. This online seminar is expected to reach many people from various regions and is expected to increase public awareness of the issue of divorce. In the divorce process, couples also need to be guided to solve their problems through positive communication and also pay attention to the child's mental condition.


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