Socioemotional trajectories in black boys between kindergarten and the fifth grade: the role of cognitive skills and family in promoting resiliency.

@article{Brown2013SocioemotionalTI,
  title={Socioemotional trajectories in black boys between kindergarten and the fifth grade: the role of cognitive skills and family in promoting resiliency.},
  author={J. Quincy Brown and Oscar Barbarin and Kristin M Scott},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={83 2 Pt 3},
  pages={176-84}
}
Relatively little attention has been paid to emotional functioning of Black boys in contrast to the attention paid to externalizing problems, even though internalizing problems are strong predictors of later well-being. This study tests a multilevel risk model of emotional well-being assessing the relation of poverty, maternal functioning, and child cognitive competence to changes in Black boys' internalizing symptoms between kindergarten and the fifth grade. The study utilizes data from the… CONTINUE READING

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