Adolescent adjustment and well-being: effects of parental divorce and distress.

@article{Strksen2006AdolescentAA,
  title={Adolescent adjustment and well-being: effects of parental divorce and distress.},
  author={Ingunn St\orksen and Espen R\oysamb and Turid Lingaas Holmen and Kristian Tambs},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={75-84}
}
This study investigates the long-term effects of parental divorce on adolescent psychological adjustment and well-being, and to what extent the effects are accounted for by parental psychological distress. Data were collected among 8,984 Norwegian adolescents (13-19 years) and their parents. Outcome variables were symptoms of anxiety and depression, subjective well-being, and three areas of school problems. Parental divorce was found to be associated with both higher mean levels and larger… CONTINUE READING

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