Parental Divorce in Young Adulthood: Some Preliminary Findings
Developmental differences in reactions to parental divorce have not been examined beyond adolescence, and the impact of divorce on older offspring has thus been minimized. Central themes that emerged from an exploratory study of 18-to-23-year-olds suggest that the break-up of their parents' marriage represents a critical event deserving of further attention from researchers and clinicians.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Cooney, Teresa M.; Smyer, Michael A.; Hagestad, O. G.; and Klock, Robin C.. "Parental Divorce in Young Adulthood: Some Preliminary Findings." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (1986) : 470-477.