publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Family settings and children's adjustment: differential adjustment within and across families'

Thomas G. O'Connor; Judy Dunn; Jennifer M. Jenkins; Kevin Pickering; Jon Rasbash;
  • Published: 02 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Royal College of Psychiatrists
Abstract
<jats:sec><jats:title>Background</jats:title><jats:p>Children in stepfamilies and single-parent families exhibit elevated levels of behavioural and emotional problems compared with children in intact (biological) families, but there is variation within and across these family types.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec><jats:title>Aims</jats:title><jats:p>To examine the sources of variation in children's behavioural and emotional problems across diverse family settings.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec><jats:title>Method</jats:title><jats:p>Levels of behavioural and emotional problems in children from diverse stepfamilies and single-parent families were compared with childr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Psychiatry and Mental health, Socioeconomic status, Developmental psychology, Psychopathology, Risk factor, Psychology, Psychosocial, Stepfamily, Clinical psychology, Sibling, El Niño, Typology
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