Family and legal indicators of child adjustment to divorce among families with young children.

@article{Pruett2003FamilyAL,
  title={Family and legal indicators of child adjustment to divorce among families with young children.},
  author={Marsha Kline Pruett and Tamra Y. Williams and Glendessa M. Insabella and Todd D. Little},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          169-80
        }
}
  • M. PruettT. Williams T. Little
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Psychology
  • Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association
This research used structural equation modeling to examine relations among family dynamics, attorney involvement, and the adjustment of young children (0-6 years) at the time of parental separation. The article presents baseline data (N = 102 nonresidential fathers and N = 110 primary caretaking mothers) from a larger longitudinal study. Results showed that the effects of parental conflict on child outcomes were mediated by paternal involvement, the parent-child relationship, and attorney… 

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