Children's Environment and Behavior: Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Children

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Children's Environment and Behavior: Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Children

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Several family and neighborhood characteristics are associated with the development of behavioral and emotional problems in children. For example, studies have linked greater parental depression and stress with emotional and behavioral problems. Further, living in a neighborhood with more low-income residents is associated with a higher incidence of behavioral problems such as destroying property or feeling worthless.

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