J. Wallerstein and Joan Kelly, "Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce," 1990.
"Frequency of Visitation...." by Stanford Braver, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
U.S. D.H.H.S., Bureau of the Census.
Center for Disease Control.
Criminal Justice and Behavior, Vol. 14, p. 403-26.
Natonal Principals Association Report on the State of High Schools.
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Special Report, Sept.,1988.
Fulton County Georgia jail populations & Texas Dept. of Corrections, 1992.
In summary, children from homes where the biological father is denied visitation and access are:
5 times more likely to commit suicide
32 times more likely to run away
20 times more likely to have behavioral disorders
14 times more likely to commit rape
9 times more likely to drop out of school
10 times more likely to abuse chemical substances
9 times more likely to end up in a state operated institution
20 times more likely to end up in prison.
1988 Census "Child Support and Alimony: 1989 Series P-60, No. 173 p.6-7. and U.S. General Accounting Office Report" GAO/HRD-92-39FS January,1992.