In an interesting Reuters news article, a study published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine suggests that children who suffer stressful adversities such divorce and who are anxious or depressed are at an increased risk for developing asthma as adults. According to Dr. Kate M. Scott and colleagues, such childhood adversities include physical abuse, sexual abuse, parent divorce or loss, parental criminal behavior, and family violence.
Whether or not they agree with the study, parents can help their children through stressful times at my San Jose family law offices. Ultimately, if you cannot avoid a divorce where children are involved, pleasecontact our San Jose Child Custody and San Jose Child Support offices. We can help ensure your divorce addresses the “best interests of the child”.