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What are some good scientific books and articles about divorce and its affects on families?
Amato, Paul R., & Keith, Bruce. (1991). Parental divorce and the well-being of children: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 110(1), 26-46.
Clarke, S. C. (1995, July 14). Advanced report of
final marriage statistics: 1989 and 1990. Monthly
Vital Statistics Report, 43(12) Supplement. [1999, June
Hetherington, E. Mavis; Bridges, Margaret; &
Insabella, Glendessa M. (1998). What matters? What
does not? Five perspectives on the association between
marital transitions and children's adjustment.
American Psychologist, 53(2), 167-184.
Jeynes, William H. (1998). Does divorce or
remarriage have the greater negative impact on the
academic achievement of children. Journal of Divorce
and Remarriage, 29(1-2), 79-100.
Simons, Ronald L. (1996). Understanding
differences between divorced and intact families :
Stress, interaction, and child outcome. Thousand
Oaks, CA: Sage.
Robert Hughes, Jr., Ph.D., Former Professor, Department of Human Development & Family Studies, College of Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
Last update: Wednesday, August 20, 2008