Friend or foe? Postdivorce hostility among recently divorced individuals.

  title={Friend or foe? Postdivorce hostility among recently divorced individuals.},
  author={Simone Gad Kjeld and Jenna Marie Strizzi and Camilla Stine {\O}verup and Ana Cipri{\'c} and S{\o}ren Sander and Gert Martin Hald},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
High levels of hostility often occur during and postdivorce and may significantly affect the quality of life, parent-child relationships, and social functioning of divorcees. Moreover, hostility may predict aggressive and violent behavior. This study sought to (a) compare average general hostility levels of a large sample of Danish divorcees to the norms of the general adult Danish population, (b) compare general hostility levels between male and female divorcees, and (c) investigate the… 


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