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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Late-life parental divorce and adjustment in young adulthood
by Sacayanan, Joel A., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 57; 1466308
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to explore the issues of late-life parental divorce and its impact on young adult children through a narrative format. Literature was reviewed about Filipino American culture, infidelity, and divorce. In addition, existing narratives were reviewed and analyzed for their significance to the social work profession. The narrative includes the challenges, coping mechanisms, and ultimate resolution of the author and his family. The author hopes to contribute to the literature on adult children of late-life parental divorce through this narrative format. The implications to social work practice were investigated and discussed.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Lopez, Rebecca A.
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 47/06M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Developmental psychology, Individual & family studies
Publication Number: 1466308
ISBN: 978-1-109-17180-8
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