Growing up in violent communities: do family conflict and gender moderate impacts on adolescents' psychosocial development?

@article{McKelvey2011GrowingUI,
  title={Growing up in violent communities: do family conflict and gender moderate impacts on adolescents' psychosocial development?},
  author={Lorraine M McKelvey and Leanne Whiteside-Mansell and R. E. Bradley and Patrick H. Casey and Nicola A. Conners-Burrow and Kathleen W. Barrett},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={95-107}
}
This study examined the moderating effects of family conflict and gender on the relationship between community violence and psychosocial development at age 18. The study sample consisted of 728 children and families who were part of the Infant Health and Development Program study of low-birth-weight, pre-term infants. In this sample, adolescent psychosocial outcomes were predicted by community violence differently for male and female children and based on their experiences of conflict at home… CONTINUE READING

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