Does food insecurity affect parental characteristics and child behavior? Testing mediation effects.

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Using two waves of data from the Child Development Supplement in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, this study investigates whether parental characteristics (parenting stress, parental warmth, psychological distress, and parent's self-esteem) mediate household food insecurity's relations with child behavior problems. Fixed-effects analyses examine data… (More)

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@article{Huang2010DoesFI, title={Does food insecurity affect parental characteristics and child behavior? Testing mediation effects.}, author={Jin Huang and Karen M Matta Oshima and Youngmi Kim}, journal={The Social service review}, year={2010}, volume={84 3}, pages={381-401} }