Marital conflict, divorce, and children's adjustment.

  title={Marital conflict, divorce, and children's adjustment.},
  author={J B Kelly},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={259-71, v-vi}
  • J B Kelly
  • Published 1998 in
    Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North…
This article summarizes current research on children's adjustment after separation and divorce, and then focuses on the contributions of marital conflict, marital violence, and hostile family environments to children's adjustment during marriage and after divorce. Children living in marriages with frequent and intense conflict are significantly more likely… CONTINUE READING