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Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica
On-line version ISSN 1678-7153
CANO, Débora Staub; GABARRA, Leticia Macedo; MORE, Carmen Ocampo and CREPALDI, Maria Aparecida. Family transitions: from divorce to remarriage in the Brazilian context. Psicol. Reflex. Crit. [online]. 2009, vol.22, n.2, pp. 214-222. ISSN 1678-7153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-79722009000200007.
This article aims at making theoretical and methodological considerations about divorce and remarriage, presenting used research methods and identifying new approaches for studies and intervention in the area. In doing so, the general view of divorce in Brazil is described, as well as studies found in the area, examining the factors that are related to the break-up process, family transition impacts, and post-divorce and remarriage periods. It is considered that there are still some gaps which need to be filled up with new findings. It is also suggested the accomplishment of new researches in different family life cycles involving the processes of divorce and remarriage as well as the brotherhood relationship of divorced parents, other family organizations, and the social networks of such families.
Keywords : Divorce; Post-divorce; Remarriage.