Neighborhood Environment and Internalizing Problems in African American Children

@article{Milam2011NeighborhoodEA,
  title={Neighborhood Environment and Internalizing Problems in African American Children},
  author={Adam Milam and C. Debra Furr-Holden and Damiya E Whitaker and Mieka J Smart and Philip J. Leaf and Michele Cooley-Strickland},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={39-44}
}
This study examines gender differences in the association between environment and internalizing problems in a sample of predominately African American schoolchildren. Internalizing problems was assessed using the Youth Self Report. Violence and alcohol and other drug (AOD) exposure subscales were created using observational assessments of neighborhood blocks. Logistic regression models were used to assess the relationship between neighborhood environment and internalizing problems. For each AOD… CONTINUE READING