Family structure and the externalizing behavior of children from economically disadvantaged families.

@article{Ackerman2001FamilySA,
  title={Family structure and the externalizing behavior of children from economically disadvantaged families.},
  author={Brian P. Ackerman and Kristen Schoff D'Eramo and L Umylny and David Schultz and Carroll E. Izard},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={288-300}
}
This study examined the relations among family structure, caregiver relationship history, aspects of environmental adversity, and teacher reports about the externalizing behaviors of 6- and 7-year-old children from economically disadvantaged families. Family structure contrasted intact families, stepfamilies, single-parent families, and cohabiting families. Problem behaviors were more frequent for children from unmarried families than from married families and were more frequent for boys than… CONTINUE READING

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