Implications of Divorce on Reasons for Living in Older Adolescents
To assess any possible differences in reasons for living between adolescents from divorced families and those from “intact” families, 286 older adolescent age undergraduates were, administered the Reasons for Living Inventory (RFL). Adolescents from divorced families revealed lower Responsibility to Family beliefs, but other adaptive cognitive characteristics were not different. Various demographics were shown to have some impact on reasons for living, especially the age of the child at the time of the divorce.
Ellis, Jon B.; and Russell, C. Denise. 1993. Implications of Divorce on Reasons for Living in Older Adolescents. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. Vol.18(3-4). 197-205. https://doi.org/10.1300/J087v18n03_12 ISSN: 1050-2556