ERIC Number: EJ392652
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Psychological Well-Being among Mothers with School Age Children: Evolving Family Structures.
Thompson, Maxine Seaborn; Ensminger, Margaret E.
Social Forces, v67 n3 p715-30 Mar 1989
Examines relationship between changing family living arrangements and psychological well-being of childrearing women. Finds long-term single parenting may be considered a chronic stressor. Reports death of a family member or close friend, unemployment, and residence change are associated with increased distress while friendship and church attendance decrease stress. (Author/DHP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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