Conflict in context; Understanding different types of conflict; The impact of inter-parental conflict on children; How does inter-parental conflict affect children?; Risk and resilience: why are some children affected more than others?; Review of conflict-based interventions for couples; Implications for practice - How to help families; Conclusions and recommendations.
Jenny Reynolds is an independent researcher specialising in family relationships and a OnePlusOne Associate. She is committed to applying research to policy and practice development Catherine Houlston is a senior research officer at OnePlusOne and has a research background in in developmental psychology. Lester Coleman is head of research at OnePlusOne and has over 20 years' experience in researching young people, family health and relationships. Gordon Harold is Andrew and Virginia Rudd Chair in Psychology (University of Sussex), and an internationally renowned expert in child development and the role of the family in children's psychological development.
"An excellent work that provides convincing evidence about why parents' unresolved fights can harm children, how that harm occurs, and what can be done about it." Professor Philip Cowan, University of California, Berkeley, USA "This book provides a very clear summary of the latest research and interventions for families exposed to inter-parental conflict. A must-have resource for practitioners, students and policy makers alike." Professor Leslie Leve, University of Oregon, USA