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More Information and References for New Mexico Population - Single Female Head of Household

References and Community Resources

(1) [ The Majority of Children Live With Two Parents, Census Bureau Reports] Amato, P., Bruce, K.. Parental Divorce and Adult Well-being: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Marriage and the Family. 1991;53:43-58. Amato, P., Sobolewski, J.. The Effects of Divorce and Marital Discord on Adult Children's Psychological Well-Being. American Sociological Review. 2001;66:900-921. Atkins, R. Self‐efficacy and the promotion of health for depressed single mothers. Ment Health Fam Med. 2010 Sep; 7(3): 155-168. Scharte M, Bolte G; GME Study Group. Increased health risks of children with single mothers: the impact of socio-economic and environmental factors. Eur J Public Health. 2013 Jun;23(3):469-75. [ US Census Bureau, Families and Living Arrangements] Taylor, Z. Larsen-Rife, D., Conger, R., Widaman, K., Cutrona, C. Life Stress, Maternal Optimism, and Adolescent Competence in Single Mother, African American Families. J Fam Psychol. 2010 Aug; 24(4): 468-477.

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

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Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

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