Joint Versus Sole Physical Custody: Children’s Outcomes Independent of Parent–Child Relationships, Income, and Conflict in 60 Studies

@article{Nielsen2018JointVS,
  title={Joint Versus Sole Physical Custody: Children’s Outcomes Independent of Parent–Child Relationships, Income, and Conflict in 60 Studies},
  author={Linda Nielsen},
  journal={Journal of Divorce \& Remarriage},
  year={2018},
  volume={59},
  pages={247 - 281}
}
  • Linda Nielsen
  • Published 11 April 2018
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Divorce & Remarriage
ABSTRACT Is joint physical custody (JPC) linked to any better or worse outcomes for children than sole physical custody (SPC)? How are these outcomes affected by family income, parental conflict, and the quality of parent–child relationships? Compared to SPC children in 60 studies, JPC children had better outcomes on all measures in 34 studies, equal outcomes on some and better outcomes on other measures in 14 studies, equal outcomes on all measures in 6 studies, and worse outcomes on 1 measure… Expand
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