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ERIC Number: EJ656365
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
The Effects of Exposure to Community Violence upon Latina Mothers and Preschool Children.
Aisenberg, Eugene
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v23 n4 p378-98 Nov 2001
A study of 31 Latina mothers and their preschool children enrolled in a Los Angeles Head Start program found that 77 percent of mothers and 45 percent of children had witnessed community violence. About a quarter of mothers had significant levels of distress symptomatology, which were related to child behavioral problems. (Contains 69 references.) (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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