The effect of residential neighborhood on child behavior problems in first grade.

  title={The effect of residential neighborhood on child behavior problems in first grade.},
  author={Margaret O'Brien Caughy and Saundra Murray Nettles and Patricia O'Campo},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  volume={42 1-2},
Child behavior problems have been identified as being responsible for the greatest reduction in quality of life for children between ages 1 and 19. In this study, we examine whether neighborhood social processes are associated with differences in child behavior problems in an economically and racially diverse sample of 405 urban-dwelling first grade children and whether parenting behavior mediates and/or moderates the effects of neighborhoods. Furthermore, we examine whether neighborhood social… CONTINUE READING


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