Cognitive ability, neighborhood deprivation, and young children’s emotional and behavioral problems

@article{Flouri2011CognitiveAN,
  title={Cognitive ability, neighborhood deprivation, and young children’s emotional and behavioral problems},
  author={Eirini Flouri and Stella Mavroveli and Nikos Tzavidis},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47},
  pages={985-992}
}
To examine if cognitive ability moderates the effect of area (neighborhood) deprivation on young children’s problem behavior. Data from the first two sweeps of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) in the UK were used. Children were clustered in small areas in nine strata in the UK and were aged 9 months at Sweep 1 and 3 years at Sweep 2. Neighborhood deprivation was measured with the Index of Multiple Deprivation at Sweep 1. Overall and specific problem behavior was measured with the Strengths and… CONTINUE READING

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