Contextual influences on children's mental health and school performance: the moderating effects of family immigrant status.

@article{Georgiades2007ContextualIO,
  title={Contextual influences on children's mental health and school performance: the moderating effects of family immigrant status.},
  author={Katholiki Georgiades and Michael H. Boyle and Eric K Duku},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={1572-91}
}
Data from a nationally representative sample of 13,470 children aged 4-11 years were used to study contextual influences on children's mental health and school performance, the moderating effects of family immigrant status and underlying family processes that might explain these relationships. Despite greater socioeconomic disadvantage, children living in recent immigrant families had lower levels of emotional-behavioral problems and higher levels of school performance. Living in a neighborhood… CONTINUE READING

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