Early Exposure to Environmental Chaos and Children's Physical and Mental Health.

@article{Coley2015EarlyET,
  title={Early Exposure to Environmental Chaos and Children's Physical and Mental Health.},
  author={Rebekah Levine Coley and Alicia Doyle Lynch and Melissa A Kull},
  journal={Early childhood research quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={32},
  pages={94-104}
}
Environmental chaos has been proposed as a central influence impeding children's health and development, with the potential for particularly pernicious effects during the earliest years when children are most susceptible to environmental insults. This study evaluated a high-risk sample, following 495 low-income children living in poor urban neighborhoods from infancy to age 6. Longitudinal multilevel models tested the main tenets of the ecobiodevelopmental theory, finding that: (1) numerous… CONTINUE READING
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