Tracking Opportunities and Problems in Childhood and Adolescence (TOPP Study)
The TOPP Study examines the development trajectories to well-being, good mental health, psychological distress and alcohol consumption among children and adolescents.
Parental break-up and conflicts
Do maternal couple relationships change throughout the child-rearing years and can the likelihood of parental break-up be predicted?
How are children affected by maternal anxiety and depression?
Maternal symptoms of anxiety and depression increased the risk of emotional and disruptive problem behaviors in children as early as 18 months of age, according to the TOPP study.
People in relationships are more satisfied with life
However, divorce or separation can be positive in highly troubled relationships, according to a 2012 study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health