Community violence and children's psychological well-being: does parental monitoring matter?

  title={Community violence and children's psychological well-being: does parental monitoring matter?},
  author={Rosario Ceballo and C Seri{\~n}a Ramirez and Kimberly D. Hearn and Kelly L Maltese},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  volume={32 4},
Poor, inner-city children are exposed to inordinately high rates of community violence. Although the link between exposure to violence and adverse mental health outcomes is well documented, less attention has focused on factors that may buffer children from negative outcomes. Using a sample of 163 4th- and 5th-grade children, this study investigated whether children's perceptions of parental monitoring moderate the relation between children's violence exposure and their psychological well-being… CONTINUE READING

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