The intergenerational costs of parental social stressors: academic and social difficulties in early adolescence for children of young mothers.

@article{Menaghan1997TheIC,
  title={The intergenerational costs of parental social stressors: academic and social difficulties in early adolescence for children of young mothers.},
  author={E G Menaghan and Lori Kowaleski-Jones and Frank L. Mott},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={72-86}
}
Social stressors embedded in parents' occupational and family roles have been shown to have effects on family interaction and the cognitive and emotional development of young children. Here we consider whether these patterns also hold for children in early adolescence. We study 1,158 10 to 14-year-old children born to the early childbearers among the female respondents of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth cohort. We find that both poor quality of parental employment and low quality of… CONTINUE READING

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