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Neighborhood Influences on Behavior Problems among Low-Income, Mexican American Children

Abstract Latino children are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than their non-Latino, White peers (Kids Count Data Center, 2017), yet limited work has aimed to understand neighborhood influences on pathways of mental health among Latino children. Substantial work documents the deleterious effects of living in a disadvantaged neighborhood on mental health outcomes throughout the lifespan (Leventhal & Brooks-Gunn, 2000). Parental and familial variables may explain neighborhood influences on children’s mental health during the first few years of life (May, Azar, & Matthews, 2018). The current study evaluated the influence of three neighborhood indicators (concentrated disadvantage, residential instability, and the percentage of resid... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Curci, Sarah (Author) / Luecken, Linda J (Advisor) / Perez, Marisol (Committee member) / White, Rebecca MB (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Clinical psychology / Developmental psychology / behavior problems / children / ethnocultural context / family stress model / Mexican American / neighborhoods
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 82 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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