The Impact of Divorce on Children-“For Better or Worse?” August 20, 2011Abstract Each year approximately one million American children experience the divorce of their parents with 30 to 50% of all US or European children suffering the consequences of a divorce in their lifetime (Cohen, 2002). The consequences of a divorce have been implicated in mental health problems, developmental and behavioral problems and adolescent delinquency. With 30 to 50% of all American and European children experiencing divorce in their lifetime it is essential to understand the impact that divorce and the factors associated with divorce have on a child. What are the risk and protective factors which may help or inhibit a child in coping with divorce before,...The end:
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