Divorce research: Lessons for family therapists

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Title: Divorce research: Lessons for family therapists
Authors: Carr, Alan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6430
Date: 2001
Abstract: In this synthesis of the international literature on psychological aspects of divorce, the causes and consequences of divorce for parents and children are summarized. The majority of parents and children show no major long-term adverse psychological consequences to divorce. Personal and contextual factors that mediate the impact of divorce on parents and children and that may account of the negative impact of divorce on a minority of parents and children are also examined. The impact of mediation and of post-divorce therapy are described and priorities for research and service development identified.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
Keywords: Divorce;Family therapy
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Carr, A. (eds.). Clinical Psychology in Ireland, Volume 4: Family Therapy Theory, Practice and Research
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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