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Experiences of children after divorce

A major Joseph Rowntree study reviews the experiences of children whose parents divorce (published 24th June 1989).

The comprehensive review of about 200 research reports from overseas and UK, but concentrating on the latter was carried out by:

The main findings

Children of separated families have a higher probability of:

Factors affecting the outcomes

Policy implications

Details on the Joseph Rowntree Foundation website

David Cannon

Last updated - 27 June 1998

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