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Family is crucial to a child’s development. The entire family experiences a high level of stress when going through a divorce. Due to their dependence on their parents and the uncontrollable nature of divorce, children suffer. In order to raise doctors’ awareness of the detrimental effects of divorce, we present our findings about kids whose parents have separated or divorced here. The risk of developing a number of mental health conditions, such as emotional and behavioral disorders, subpar academic performance, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, distress, smoking, and substance abuse, is higher in people whose parents have divorced. Girls’ externalizing issues are a precursor to and a predictor of later parental divorce. Children’s post-divorce issues vary among raters and may be influenced by how long it has been since the divorce. While later divorce/separation is more negatively related to grades, early parental divorce/separation is more negatively related to trajectories of internalizing and externalizing problems. Another study found a strong correlation between parental divorce and higher rates of alcohol use disorder, cigarette dependence, and water pipe dependence in teenagers. With a persistent and growing impact over the follow-up periods compared to adolescents not experiencing divorce, the levels of both internalizing and externalizing problems were significantly higher in the period following parental divorce but not in the period prior to divorce. As has been demonstrated in the past, young adolescents are more likely to experience mental health issues as a result of parental divorce. This does not imply that parental divorce causes fewer issues in late adolescence than it did in the past, but rather that these youths may have developed coping mechanisms against health effects as divorce has become more prevalent. We have also seen a variety of emotional, behavioral, psychosomatic, and conversion disorders in children in our clinical practice, particularly in preadolescents and adolescents, before and/or after a parental separation or divorce.

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