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Oct. 22, 2018-The case for frequent overnight access has been scientifically strengthened

After the Warshak Consensus Report was published, three new studies lent additional weight to the report’s conclusions. Reanalyzing the data set used by Tornello et al., Karina Sokol examined the correlation between the absolute number of overnights with father and the incidence of insecure attachments to mother. In her preliminary findings, Sokol found no correlation and concluded that overnights with father do not harm the mother-child relationship.

Richard A. Warshak (2017), Stemming the Tide of Misinformation: International Consensus on Shared Parenting and Overnighting, Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, vol. 30, at p. 204

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