Title

Judged School Problems and Competencies of Referred Children with Varying Family Background Characteristics

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1978

Keywords

Background Characteristic, Family Background, Learning Problem, Background History, Adjustment Problem

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00919129

Abstract

The school adjustment problems and competencies of referred children with varying family background histories were compared. Children from homes characterized by low parent interest in education had more severe learning problems and fewer competencies than either matched referred controls without such a history or matched referred children under family pressure to succeed. The relationship of these findings to other studies of school adjustment and family background was considered.

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Citation / Publisher Attribution

Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, v. 6, issue 2, p. 247-255

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