In 1991 Amato and Keith examined the results of 92 studies involving 13,000 children ranging from preschool to young adulthood to determine what the overall results indicated.
The overall result of this analysis was that children from divorced families are on "average" somewhat worse off than children who have lived in intact families.
Recent research has directed much attention to the effects of divorce on children.
Some researchers, like California psychologist and author Judith S.
In a quantitative review of the literature in 2001, sociologist Paul R.