This book aims to evaluate and summarize the empirical literature in the effects of divorce upon offspring. It provides a comprehensive, accessible, balanced, and readable resource for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, as well as parents and practicing professionals.
1. Introduction 2. How Experts Reach Their Conclusions 3. The Divorce Process and Stress 4. Family Relationships 5. Cognitive Performance and School Achievement 6. Gender Roles 7. Romantic Relationships 8. Antisocial Behavior 9. Mental Health and Intervention 10. Implications and Recommendations