Divorce and the Next Generation: Perspectives for Young Adults in the New Millennium

Divorce and the Next Generation: Perspectives for Young Adults in the New Millennium

by Craig Everett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789014114

ISBN-13: 9780789014115

Pub. Date: 01/10/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Ten papers examine the effects of divorce on the adult lives of children, specifically in regard to predictions of these children's expectation of adult intimate relationships, as well as of their overall emotional well-being in the future. Many of the studies rely on populations from college and high school settings. Interestingly, a number of the studies resulted in

Overview

Ten papers examine the effects of divorce on the adult lives of children, specifically in regard to predictions of these children's expectation of adult intimate relationships, as well as of their overall emotional well-being in the future. Many of the studies rely on populations from college and high school settings. Interestingly, a number of the studies resulted in findings either not supporting or contradicting the tested hypotheses. For example, it was found that children from intact homes scored higher in tests of irrational thinking, while children from divorced homes showed the same optimism towards the idea of getting married as those from intact homes. Also published as Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, v.34, nos. 3/4, 2001. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789014115
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/10/2002
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Introductory Issues
  • How Young Adults Perceive Parental Divorce: The Role of Their Relationships with Their Fathers and Mothers
  • Parental Divorce and Children’s Interpersonal Relationships: A Meta-Analysis
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict and Young Adult’s Attitudes Toward Intimacy
  • Students’ Expectations and Optimism Toward Marriage as a Function of Parental Divorce
  • The Influence of Parental Divorce on the Romantic Relationship Beliefs of Younger Adults
  • Emotional and Mental Health Issues
  • Self-Blame and Self-Esteem in College-Aged Children from Divorced Families
  • Gender Schematization in Adolescents: Differences Based on Rearing in Single-Parent and Intact Families
  • The Propensity for Irrational Beliefs Among Young Adults of Divorced Parents
  • Family Structure Influences Cardiovascular Reactivity in College Students
  • Relationships Between Parents’ Marital Status and University Students’ Mental Health, Views of Mothers and Views of Fathers: A Study in Bulgaria
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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