06/02/2011 04:56 pm ET | Updated Aug 02, 2011

Divorce Affects Children's Math And Social Skills: New Study

Children of divorced parents often fall behind their classmates in math and social skills and are more likely to suffer anxiety, stress and low self-esteem, according to a new study.

Researcher Hyun Sik Kim, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said the study showed that the detrimental effects on the children do not start until after the parents begin divorce proceedings.

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