Macroeconomic environment during infancy as a possible risk factor for adolescent behavioral problems.

@article{Ramanathan2013MacroeconomicED,
  title={Macroeconomic environment during infancy as a possible risk factor for adolescent behavioral problems.},
  author={Seethalakshmi Ramanathan and Natarajan Balasubramanian and Rajeev Krishnadas},
  journal={JAMA psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={218-25}
}
CONTEXT Economic difficulties at the individual level can lead to a number of behavioral problems, including substance abuse and delinquent behaviors. OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of a nationwide adverse economic environment during infancy, specifically, the high unemployment rates during and after the 1980 and 1981-1982 recessions, on rates of… CONTINUE READING