عنوان مقاله [English]
This article is about some of the problems of spouses of veterans who less attention has been paid to them in the study of the effects and implications of the eight-year war between Iran and Iraq. Although perhaps in the history of war and social life of the community is less doubtful, but individuals, groups and social classes are affected with different levels of this phenomenon.
The present study’s aim is to investigate the issues of veteran’s spouses’ life experiences that despite of the passage of nearly three decades of war, they are still involved in consequences within their family. This study has been conducted with the participation of 15 wives of veterans (mobility, chemical and mental impairment veterans over 25%), with employing a qualitative method called grounded theory and using semi-structured interviews. These women’s issues are classified under four categories include: Psychological issues, family issues, economic and socio-cultural issues.
Studies show that spouses of veterans are faced with specific and notable issues in their lives. Each of these issues includes different aspects, meanwhile creating a cause and effect in their relationship, communicate with each other and influence each other.