Journal of Family Issues

Publisher
SAGE Publications
History
1980-present
Impact factor
1.264 (2010)

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Health

Does living alone make you thinner?

Score one for the singles crowd. People who live alone tend to be thinner than married couples or co-habitors, according to research out of Western Washington University.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Firstborn Asians feel added pressure with family responsibilities

When compared to European Americans, Asian-American firstborns feel the additional burden of being cultural brokers and having to take care of their immigrant parents and young siblings at the same time, says a University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Grandparents may worsen some moms' baby blues

Does living with grandparents ease or worsen a mothers' baby blues? The answer may depend on the mother's marital status, a new study from Duke University suggests.

Health

When do would-be mothers opt for adoption?

A new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln explores why Americans—even those with fertility problems—don't opt for adoption more often as their route to parenthood.

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