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2015 | XCVI (96) | 325-336
Article title

Maternal Separation Anxiety from the Family Policy Perspective: objective and subjective ratings of financial situation

Content
Title variants
PL
Matczyny Lęk Separacyjny w kontekście Polityki Rodzinnej: obiektywna i subiektywna ocena sytuacji finansowej
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Abstracts
PL
Matczyny lęk separacyjny (MSA) to nadmierny lęk u matki, koncentrujący się na sytuacji oddzielenia od swojego dziecka. We wcześniejszych badaniach można zauważyć, że podwyższony poziom MSA u matek jest spowodowany, między innymi, trudną sytuacją społeczno-ekonomiczną. Cechy środowiska takie jak: złe warunki mieszkalne, niski poziom zarobków, niska pozycja społeczno- -ekonomiczna i małe zadowolenie z zatrudnienia mają wpływ na poziom MSA u kobiet. Badanie przedstawione w artykule potwierdza związek pomiędzy obiektywną sytuacją finansową matek i subiektywną oceną sytuacji finansowej matek a poziomem MSA. Artykuł przedstawia wyniki badań ilościowych przeprowadzonych przez autorkę. W badaniach wzięły udział 153 kobiety. Wyniki badań pokazują, że kobiety, które oceniały swoją subiektywną i obiektywną sytuację finansową jako gorszą, miały podwyższone poziomy MSA w porównaniu do kobiet w lepszej sytuacji finansowej. Autorka pokazuje jak różne instrumenty polityki rodzinnej mogą przyczynić się do poprawienia sytuacji finansowej matek, co mogłoby spowodować niższe poziomy MSA u kobiet i uchronić je przed złymi skutkami podwyższonego poziomu MSA
EN
Maternal Separation Anxiety (MSA) is a condition defined by an unpleasant emotional state associated with the experience of separation from the infant. Previous studies have shown, that high levels of MSA may be caused, among other factors, by difficult socioeconomic conditions characterized by social characteristics such as poor neighbourhood quality, low-income level, low socioeconomic position and low job satisfaction. This article presents the relation between objective income of mothers and MSA levels and subjective ratings of financial situations and MSA levels. The article presents the results of quantitative research carried out by the author on Polish mothers (survey questionnaire of 153 mothers with first born children between 1–12 months, on maternity leaves and living with a partner). Results of the study show that mothers with lower net income per family member had higher MSA levels and that mothers who rated their financial situation as worse, also had higher MSA levels. The final aim of the article is to provide an answer to the question how specific family policy instruments may contribute to reducing MSA levels in mothers and increase the well being of the family.
Year
Volume
Pages
325-336
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Dates
published
2015
Contributors
  • PhD Candidate, Institute of Social Policy Faculty of Journalism and Political Science University of Warsaw
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Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
ISSN
0081-6841
YADDA identifier
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