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Neighborhood mismatch: Examining mental health service access through proximal distance
Research suggests that neighborhood contextual factors affect individuals residing in them in many different ways as supported by current literature. Of particular interest in this study are children and adolescents as ...
The impact of child-related variables and caregiver-related variables in affecting the quality of life of caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the quality of life [QOL] (physical health and mental health) of caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by examining various child-related and caregiver-related ...
Development of leisure occupations in children and adolescents without disabilities ages 6-16 years
Children's participation in leisure activities is vital for their growth and development. Evidence cites that gender, and age affects the preferences of the activities in typically developing children. The purpose of this ...
Influence of parents and friends on overweight and normal-weight children's and adolescents' food choices
Although most eating occurs in a social context, little is known about the developmental trajectory of the effects of social influences on children' and adolescents' eating behavior. In fact, the literature on the influence ...