Brief Children's Environment and Behavior: Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Children
Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Kristin Anderson Moore
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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.
Research Areas Children and youth Families Social safety net
Tags Neighborhoods and youth development