Maternal factors associated with child behavior.

  title={Maternal factors associated with child behavior.},
  author={Lynne A. Hall and Mary Kay Rayens and Ann R Peden},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={40 2},
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the relative contributions of risk factors in predicting young children's behavior problems may provide insights for the development of preventive interventions. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to identify maternal predictors of children's internalizing and externalizing behaviors in a volunteer sample of 205 low-income, single mothers with children between 2 and 6 years of age. METHOD Data were collected on chronic stressors, self-esteem… CONTINUE READING