Medical-Based Psycho-Therapeutic Implications of Parental Divorce on Child Health

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Jennifer Nakigozi

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The aspect of divorce has attracted debates from the people’s varying viewpoints. For example, divorce has been partially attributed to accrue from factors in the environment, which constitute external forces. On the other hand, innate thought processes or factors intrinsic to oneself (or inner drives) have been documented to account for several cases of divorce. In either stand, it is evident that divorce not only causes devastating impacts on the psychosocial states of the couples but also extends to children. This study focuses on the critical impact that divorce continues to have on children, gaining insights in relation to the validity and reliability of the existing scholarly contributions about the topic, as well as recommendations for future inquiry.

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