Over- and undercontrolled clinic referral problems of Jamaican and American children and adolescents: the culture general and the culture specific.

@article{Lambert1989OverAU,
  title={Over- and undercontrolled clinic referral problems of Jamaican and American children and adolescents: the culture general and the culture specific.},
  author={Michael Canute Lambert and John R Weisz and Frances Knight},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={467-72}
}
Child behavior problems and corresponding clinic referral patterns may be significantly influenced by cultural factors. Prevailing values and childrearing practices within a culture may discourage development of some child problems while fostering others. We explored this possibility, focusing on clinic referral problems of two different societies: (a) Jamaica, where the Afro-British culture discourages child aggression and other undercontrolled behavior and possibly fosters inhibition and… CONTINUE READING

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