PsychologyPSYC 179B Children and Divorce

Explores history and psychology of divorce and the short- and long-term effects of divorce on children. Examines wide range of findings that have drawn diametrically opposed conclusions; delves into social attitudes and legal structures that have impeded and enhanced divorce transitions for children and parents; investigates future models for divorcing that are child-friendly and consistent with findings from newly emerging longitudinal research on children and divorce. Satisfies the senior seminar requirement. Satisfies the senior comprehensive requirement.


Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; PSYC 100. Enrollment is restricted to senior psychology majors.