Marriage, Divorce, and Children's Adjustment

Marriage, Divorce, and Children's Adjustment

by Robert E. Emery
     
 

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In an epoch of rising divorce rates, and increasing concern over the psychological health of children within the family, the author provides a concise yet comprehensive treatment of this topic of obvious social significance. Emery presents findings on separation, divorce, custody relations, divorce settlement and remarriage from both empirical research and clinical

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In an epoch of rising divorce rates, and increasing concern over the psychological health of children within the family, the author provides a concise yet comprehensive treatment of this topic of obvious social significance. Emery presents findings on separation, divorce, custody relations, divorce settlement and remarriage from both empirical research and clinical domains. He also supplies statistics on divorce and its impact on children.

Avoiding the polemic of extreme views, Marriage, Divorce, and Children's Adjustment will be essential reading for professionals and students in the areas of psychology, social work and counselling; and for anyone who is interested in child development.

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New edition of a work that reviews the psychological, social, economic, and legal consequences of divorce, and examines how children's risk or resilience is predicted by interparental conflict, relationships with both parents, financial strain, legal/physical custody, and other factors. Emery (psychology, U. of Virginia) also discusses psychological interventions and divorce law and policy, including future trends in legal reform. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761902515
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/10/1999
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #14
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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