Post-divorce adjustment and its relationship to co-parental sharing

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1986

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A study based on a sample of 67 divorced parents from singles groups in the greater Houston area, utilizing self-administered questionnaires examined the relationship between co-parental sharing and post-divorce adjustment. Other variables included length of marriage, time since separation, work situation, economic situation, amount of professional help, relocation of residence, and some demographic variables. Results showed the amount of co-parental sharing is related to post-divorce adjustment (SAS/ p=.O24, ABS/ p=.O5). Multiple regression analysis revealed three variables as significantly related to post-divorce adjustment: (1) number of dependent children (p=.OO5), (2) work satisfaction (p=.O28), and (3) co-parental sharing (p=.O31). [...]

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Divorced parents, Children of divorced parents

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