Effects of Family Stress

Effects of Family Stress - David Kimbell Effects of Family...

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David Kimbell Effects of Family Stress Family stress is becoming a huge factor in the behavior of young children. Factors such as parental substance abuse and frequent relocation play a dramatic roll in the behavior of young children. By recognizing these factors these problems can have a less dramatic effect on a the behavior and development of a children’s behavior. Brian Ackerman, PhD of the University of Delaware conducted and published a study in the APA journal Developmental psychology which monitored 110 low-income mothers and their children. They were monitored from for seven years from preschool until fifth grade. Ackerman and his colleagues analyzed the children for cognitive competence and found problems throughout the various grades they were monitored. Interviews containing demographic information, family history, recent life events, family functioning, parenting strategies, caregiver mood and personality and child attributes, such as temperance and participation in family activities were given to the mothers of the
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PRES 101 taught by Professor Horner during the Spring '08 term at University of New Brunswick.

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