ERIC Number: EJ262862
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
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Female-Headed Families: Effects on Children and Clinical Implications.
Cashion, Barbara G.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, v8 n2 p77-85 Apr 1982
Reviews the social-psychological research pertaining to female-headed families published between 1970-1980. Literature indicates that theoretically children do not need the presence of the same-sex/opposite-sex parents in the family to develop sex-role behavior. Suggests children in female-headed families are likely to have good emotional adjustment and good self-esteem. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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