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ERIC Number: EJ533855
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-513X
Mental Health Outcomes Following Recent Parental Divorce: The Case of Young Adult Offspring.
Cooney, Teresa M.; Kurz, Jane
Journal of Family Issues, v17 n4 p495-513 Jul 1996
Addresses association between recent parental divorce and mental health outcomes in young adults aged 18-23. Half of those studied (n=485) had experienced parental divorce within 15 months of the interview; the other half had not. Comparison indicated that, at the bivariate level, parental divorce was associated with poorer mental health outcomes but only among females. (Author/FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on "The Changing Circumstances of Children's Lives." Earlier version of this article presented at the Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association (Washington, DC, August 1995)