ERIC Number: EJ495880
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Later Life Parental Divorce and Widowhood: Impact on Young Adults' Assessment of Parent-Child Relations.
Aquilino, William S.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v56 n4 p908-22 Nov 1994
Explored implications of later life parental divorce and widowhood for relationship between parents and young adult children among 3,281 young adults who grew up in intact families. Family disruption that occurred after children were grown had sizable effects on parent-adult child relations, with later life divorce lowering relationship quality and contact with children. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Adult Children, Divorce, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Parent Child Relationship, Widowed, Young Adults
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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