- Words: 1814
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 45077589
Amato, P.R. (2008) Recent Changes in Family Structure -- Implications for Children, Adults, and Society. National Healthy Marriage Resource Center, 1 -- 36.
"The research literature is consistent in showing that children who experience divorce, compared with children who grow up with two continuously married parents, have an elevated risk of conduct disorders, psychological problems, low self-esteem, difficulties forming friendships, academic failure, and weak emotional ties to parents, especially fathers