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The Long-Lasting Effects of Divorce

Psychologist Judith Wallerstein completed a long-term study to learn the effects of divorce on families, especially on children. She says that kids often bear the responsibility of giving their parents emotional support, and that the impact on the children's own lives often won't manifest itself until years later.


Other segments from the episode on February 16, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 16, 1989: Interview with Judith Wallerstein; Review of Elvis Costello's album "Spike"; Interview with Joseph Ruben; Review of the film "Cousins."


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