Divorce and Children
More books on the effects of divorce on children and the family can be found using
the Library's catalog
Journal ArticlesAcademic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any psychological
or sociological topic, from mental illness to developmental psychology to group dynamics.
It can also be used to find non-scholarly articles about divorce and children.
Unlike the other databases on this list, Legal Collection offers articles about the
legal aspects of divorce and can be used to locate articles about custody, legal separation,
and related topics.
Created by the American Psychological Association, this database contains scholarly
(peer-reviewed) articles from top psychology journals.
PsycINFO is another great psychology database. It can be used to locate even more
scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on any topic in psychology.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
This psychology database focuses more on the behavioral, emotional, and developmental
aspects of psychology. It can be used to find articles on the long- and short-term
impacts of divorce on children.
The articles in this database offer useful insights on the impact of divorce on children.
Web ResourcesAssociation of Family and Conciliation Courts
This site, created by the non-profit AFCC organization, contains a number of FAQs
for professionals (lawyers, psychiatrists, counselors, etc.) and families about the
effects of separations and divorce.
Children's Institute: Research
This site has an extensive bibliography of resources (articles and websites) about
the impact of divorce on children. The bibliography is subdivided into more specific