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When parents part : how mothers and fathers can help their children deal with separation and divorce
When parents part : how mothers and fathers can help their children deal with separation and divorce
Leach, Penelope2015
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"Using the latest scientific research in child development, Penelope Leach covers the various effects of divorce on children in five stages of life (infants, toddlers/preschoolers, primary school children, teenagers, college students/young adults), many of whom are far more deeply affected than previously thought. She explains recent studies which overturn many common assumptions, and which show, for example, that many standard custody arrangements for very young children are harmful to children's attachment to their parents and therefore to their brain development"--
Imprint:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Collation:
xx, 245 pages ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Originally published in Great Britain in 2014 as: Family breakdown : helping children hang on to both their parents.Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238) and index.
Contents:
When parents separate, what makes a difference to children? -- Seeing children's points of view -- Children's ages and stages -- Other people, inside and outside the family -- Practical and legal issues -- Separating better - or worse -- Keeping parenting and partnership apart -- Trying to get children to take sides -- Sharing parenting -- When contact fails -- What works and what does not -- More issues parents raise
ISBN:
9781101874042
Dewey class:
306.89
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryHealth and Wellbeing306.89 LEAOnloan - Due: 04 Dec 2019
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