Understanding children’s divorce adjustment from an ecological perspective

Liliana J. Lengua, Sharlene Wolchik, Sanford L. Braver

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Abstract

Using an ecological perspective, the comprehensive effect of divorce variables on children’s post-divorce adjustment was investigated. The microsystem, exosystem and overall composite scores accounted for significant proportions of variance in children’s self-reported maladjustment and self-esteem, but not in parents’ reports of children’s maladjustment. The implications for preventive interventions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-53
Number of pages29
JournalJournal of Divorce and Remarriage
Volume22
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Law
  • Demography

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