The protective effects of religiousness and parent involvement on the development of conduct problems among youth exposed to violence.

@article{Pearce2003ThePE,
  title={The protective effects of religiousness and parent involvement on the development of conduct problems among youth exposed to violence.},
  author={Michelle J. Pearce and Stephanie M. Jones and Mary E. Schwab-Stone and Vladislav V Ruchkin},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={1682-96}
}
This study examined the protective effects of religiousness and parent involvement for the development of conduct problems beyond the effects of risk factors. Measures of violence exposure, conduct problems, parent involvement, and religiousness, from the longitudinal Social and Health Assessment survey, were completed by 1,703 high-risk urban adolescents (12.5 +/- 1.7 years; 53% female). Witnessing of and victimization by community violence appeared to be significant risk factors for an… CONTINUE READING

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