Altered social cohesion and adverse psychological experiences with chronic food insecurity in the non-market economy and complex households of Burkina Faso.

@article{Nanama2012AlteredSC,
  title={Altered social cohesion and adverse psychological experiences with chronic food insecurity in the non-market economy and complex households of Burkina Faso.},
  author={Sim{\'e}on Nanama and Edward A Frongillo},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={444-451}
}
Food insecurity negatively impacts outcomes in adults and children including parenting practices, child development, educational achievement, school performance, diet, and nutritional status. Ethnographic and quantitative research suggests that food insecurity affects well-being not only through the lack food, poor diet, and hunger, but also through social and psychological consequences that are closely linked to it. These studies are limited in number, and have mostly been carried out in… CONTINUE READING
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