News tagged with poor families

Are shame and poverty closely linked?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major international study is to examine whether shame is a key part of the experience of being poor. It will look at whether being poor necessarily results in low self esteem or feelings ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Poor children more vulnerable to effects of poor sleep

Elementary-school-age children from poor families are more vulnerable to the effects of poor sleep than their peers. That's the finding of a new study that assessed the ties between children's sleep and their emotional development.

dateMay 14, 2010 in Health
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