Children growing up in a violent community: The role of the family

@inproceedings{Proctor2006ChildrenGU,
  title={Children growing up in a violent community: The role of the family},
  author={Laura J. Proctor},
  year={2006}
}
This review evaluates empirical reports of relations among exposure to violence in the community, dimensions that characterize families and parenting, and the distress and maladjustment of children and adolescents. Family functioning variables that have been examined in relation to community violence exposure include family conflict and violence, social support, structure and cohesion, parenting practices, maternal distress, and sociodemographic characteristics. Evidence is reviewed for three… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 26 CITATIONS