Is parental divorce a critical stressor for young adolescents? Grade point average as a case in point.

@article{Neighbors1992IsPD,
  title={Is parental divorce a critical stressor for young adolescents? Grade point average as a case in point.},
  author={B D Neighbors and Rex Lloyd Forehand and Lisa Armistead},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={1992},
  volume={27 107},
  pages={639-46}
}
Previous studies have shown parental divorce to be associated with poor functioning of children and adolescents. Almost all of the studies attempting to delineate these effects, and to shed light on the differences between boys and girls, have limited data collection to postdivorce. This practice has left a void in the picture of divorce--specifically in… CONTINUE READING