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Behavior and Development of Preschool Children Born to Adolescent Mothers: Risk and 3-Generation Households

Citation

Black, Maureen M.; Papas, Mia A.; Hussey, Jon M.; Hunter, Wanda; Dubowitz, Howard O.; Kotch, Jonathan B.; English, Diana J.; & Schneider, Mary (2002). Behavior and Development of Preschool Children Born to Adolescent Mothers: Risk and 3-Generation Households. Pediatrics, 109(4), 573-80.

Abstract

Objective: To investigate whether living in a 3-generation household (grandmother-mother-child) is associated with fewer behavior problems and better cognitive development among preschool children of mothers who gave birth during adolescence and whether it protects children from the behavior and developmental problems associated with maltreatment and maternal depression.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.109.4.573

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Pediatrics

Author(s)

Black, Maureen M.
Papas, Mia A.
Hussey, Jon M.
Hunter, Wanda
Dubowitz, Howard O.
Kotch, Jonathan B.
English, Diana J.
Schneider, Mary

Year Published

2002

Volume Number

109

Issue Number

4

Pages

573-80

Reference ID

1904