Growing up in the Divorced Family
- Judith S. Wallerstein Ph.D.
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Stressful parent–child relationships in the post-divorce family together with the enduring effects of the troubled marriage and breakup lead to the acute anxieties about love and commitment that many children of divorce bring to relationships in their adult years. Findings from a 25-year study of 131 children call for a paradigmatic change in our theoretical understanding and in our interventions with these youngsters as children and as adults. Revised clinical and educational strategies with parents and children are proposed.
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- Growing up in the Divorced Family
Clinical Social Work Journal
Volume 33, Issue 4 , pp 401-418
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- Kluwer Academic Publishers-Human Sciences Press
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- adult children of divorce
- long-term effects
- Judith S. Wallerstein Ph.D. (1) (2)
- Author Affiliations
- 1. Berkeley School of Social Welfare, University of California, New York, USA
- 2. Berkeley School of Law, New York, USA