Socioeconomic Status and Child Development

  title={Socioeconomic Status and Child Development},
  author={Nicole L. Letourneau and Linda Duffett-Leger and Leah Levac and Barry Watson and Catherine Young-Morris},
  journal={Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders},
  pages={211 - 224}
Lower socioeconomic status (SES) is widely accepted to have deleterious effects on the well-being and development of children and adolescents. However, rigorous meta-analytic methods have not been applied to determine the degree to which SES supports or limits children’s and adolescents behavioural, cognitive and language development. While SES is largely determined by combinations of variables such as parental education level, marital status, and income, SES may also interact with other… 

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