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Testing the impact of a social skill training versus waiting list control group for the reduction of disruptive behaviors and stress among preschool children in child care : the study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Background: Most preschoolers growing up in western industrialized countries receive child care services (CCS) during the day, while their parents are at work. Meta-analytic data suggest that CCS represent a stressful ...
Who uses early childhood education and care services? Comparing socioeconomic selection across five western policy contexts
Growing evidence suggests that children’s participation in early childhood education and care (ECEC), especially center-based services, is associated with positive outcomes, particularly for children over one year of age ...
Early risk factors of overweight developmental trajectories during middle childhood
(Public Library of Science, 2015-06-29)
Background Research is needed to identify early life risk factors associated with different developmental paths leading to overweight by adolescence. Objectives To model heterogeneity in overweight development during ...
Psychometric properties of the Mental Health and Social Inadaptation Assessment for Adolescents (MIA) in a population-based sample
We report on the psychometric properties of the Mental Health and Social Inadaptation Assessment for Adolescents (MIA), a self‐report instrument for quantifying the frequency of mental health and psychosocial adaptation ...
Factors associated with breastfeeding initiation: a comparison between France and french-speaking Canada
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Background Breastfeeding is associated with multiple domains of health for both mothers and children. Nevertheless, breastfeeding initiation is low within certain developed countries. Furthermore, comparative studies of ...
Assessing the independent contribution of maternal educational expectations to children's educational attainment in early adulthood: A propensity score matching analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2015-03-24)
Background Parental educational expectations have been associated with children’s educational attainment in a number of long-term longitudinal studies, but whether this relationship is causal has long been debated. The ...