An Overview of the Study of the Psychological Effects of Bigamy in Iranian Families

Nader Kariznoee, Ali Nemati, Haleh Ilbeygi


Bigamy is one of the social crises that has become widespread today. Bigamy has different types and difficult to define. Different people have different reasons to turn to bigamy and bring their own justifications, but this, in addition to the benefits that it appears, will cause widespread harm to the family. So that issues may no longer be resolved at home and family counseling is necessary to resolve conflicts. Psychiatric disorders include manic disorder, euphoria and mania, and dysmenorrhea or inferiority, infertility, lack of strong emotional bond between couples, female colds, lack of son's son are other causes of the tendency of men to have a second wife. The emergence of fear in one's life, disorders in daily functions, secrecy and lies that cause suspicion and suspicion in the first wife, anxiety among children at home, loss of father's place and value, sleep disturbances, diminished The quality of life and the loss of dignity and reputation among colleagues are the effects of bigamy.

Full Text:

PDF 174-178


Askari Nodoushan, Abbas, Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal, & Sadeghi, Rasoul. (2009). Mothers, Daughters, and Marriage (Intergenerational Differences in Marriage Attitudes in the City of Yazd, Iran). Women's Strategic Studies, 11(44 (summer 2009)), 7-36 [In Persian].

Assembly, UN General. (1979). Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women. Retrieved April, 20, 2006.

Freeman, Marsha A, Rudolf, Beate, Chinkin, Christine, Kroworsch, Susann, & Sherrier, Allison. (2012). The UN convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women: A commentary: Oxford University Press.

Ghodrati, Hossein, & Ahmadi, Aliyar. (2014). Generational Differences in Values of Sabzevari Residents. Journal of Iranian Social Studies, 181.

Higgins, Patricia J. (1985). Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Legal, social, and ideological changes. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 10(3), 477-494.

Karmi, Ghada. (2005). Women, Islam and patriarchalism: Women and Islam: Images and Realities.

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba. (2000). Marriage on trial: A study of Islamic family law: IB Tauris.

Mohammad Taghizadeh, Mahdieh, & Hamidi Soha, Zahra. (2017). Pathology of the problem of polygamy in Iranian law and procedure. Journal of Woman in Culture Arts, 9(2), 265-289 [In Persian]. doi: 10.22059/jwica.2017.234502.881

Osanloo, Arzoo. (2009). The politics of women's rights in Iran: Princeton University Press.

Ramadan Narges, Reza. (2005). Polygamy Reflection in Society. Journal of Women's 27, [In Persian].

Weiss, Anita M. (2003). Interpreting Islam and women's rights: Implementing CEDAW in Pakistan. International Sociology, 18(3), 581-601.


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

World of Researches Publication