Behavioral and emotional functioning in children of adolescent mothers.

Abstract

This study compared children of mothers in three age groups--15-17, 18-19, and 20-24 years--at the birth of their first child. Outcome measures were ratings of psychological functioning obtained at three time periods from multiple sources. Results, controlling for family structure and maternal education, indicate that children of adolescent mothers were… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-0025.1984.tb01528.x

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@article{Kinard1984BehavioralAE, title={Behavioral and emotional functioning in children of adolescent mothers.}, author={E. Milling Kinard and Helen Z Reinherz}, journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry}, year={1984}, volume={54 4}, pages={578-594} }