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William Fabricius: Infant ‘sleepovers’ & long-term correlations

June 11, 2016 by


Fabricius – Infant Overnights: Long-Term Correlations (circa July 2013) Introduction For the last approximately 15 years there has been interest among family policy makers, researchers, legal scholars and mental health professionals in the potential risks and benefits of infants and young children of divorced or separated parents spending overnight time with their non-custodial parents. [1]  […]

Why infants should not have ‘overnights’ with their Dad

May 17, 2016 by


Why infants should not have ‘overnights’ with their Dad – Exactly what is the argument in favour of this ? For a start, it is claimed – and it’s true – that there is no pre-existing study(s) of what are the long-term implications associated with overnight stays at their father’s during a child’s infancy. This […]

Pamela Ludolph rejects McIntosh et al

May 6, 2016 by


The Special Issue (of the Family Court Review) on Attachment: Overreaching Theory and Data By Pamela S. Ludolph, 2012 Short biogrpahy: Pamela Ludolph is a clinical and forensic psychologist in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a lecturer at the University of Michigan. She holds an AB in psychology from Mount Holyoke College, an AM in educational theory […]

Emery calls a Crisis Committee

May 3, 2016 by


Emery’s RESEARCHERS’ ROUNDTABLE “BENDING EVIDENCE FOR A CAUSE: SCHOLAR-ADVOCACY BIAS IN FAMILY LAW by Robert E. Emery, Amy Holtzworth-Munroe, Janet R. Johnston, JoAnne L. Pedro-Carroll, Marsha Kline Pruett, Michael Saini, and Irwin Sandler Behind the seemingly tranquil scenes of academic life an undeclared internecine war has been declared along the corridors of influence and prestige. […]

Shared parenting in Sweden

March 23, 2016 by


Shared parenting in Sweden and elsewhere – are kids different ? By Dr Malin Bergström Presentation to the 2nd ICSP (International Conference on Shared Parenting), Dec 2015, organised by Twohomes, Bonn, Germany Data from: Centre for Health and Equity Studies (CHESS)  CHESS is a collaboration between Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet (For previous publications by […]

‘Cutting edge’ or cutting your losses ?

April 19, 2015 by


  The leap from academia into the bruising world of business can be traumatic for some who try it. This may be especially true of those attempting to leap from the ethereal world of, say, Psychology, and/or Public Policy. Felicity Bell & Judy Cashmore in their paper of Feb 2013 (Outcomes of Child-Inclusive Mediation) point […]

Parenting by the Clock – Richard Warshak

March 5, 2015 by


Parenting By The Clock: The Best-Interest-of-the-Child Standard, Judicial Discretion, and the American Law Institute’s “Approximation Rule”  by Dr. Richard A. Warshak Clinical Professor of Psychology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Overview “Parenting by the Clock” is a scholarly paper authored by the well-regarded Richard Warshak. [1] Having scanned the original it is […]

Shared parenting: a preventative ‘medicine’ for kids

February 26, 2015 by


Prompted by what might be considered ill-considered comments and misleading analysis by Nebraska based psychologist John Rosemond, the following is a riposte by Dr. Linda Nielsen who as professor of Adolescent and Educational Psychology at Wake Forest University is surely better placed than most to comment . John Rosemond’s article appeared in the “Lincoln Nebraska Journal […]

McIntosh’s Machiavellian Mistake

January 5, 2015 by

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  McIntosh address to the APA conference  in Melbourne, Aug 2014  “Young Child & Infant Development – Piloting a New FDR Intervention “ [FDR – family dispute resolution]   “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer” is probably the best known of Machiavelli’s many instances of prima facie logic inversions. Machiavelli’s teachings, that much […]

Shared Physical Custody – Nielsen Analyses 40 Studies

November 4, 2014 by


Shared Physical Custody: Summary of 40 Studies on Outcomes for Children   By Linda Nielsen, Department of Education, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA  Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 55:614–636, 2014 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1050-2556 print/1540-4811 online DOI: 10.1080/10502556.2014.965578   One of the most complex and compelling issues confronting […]