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The Effects of Poverty on the Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health of Children and Youth: Implications for Prevention

Describes the challenges of estimating the extent to which poverty affects children’s mental, emotional, and behavioral health. It argues that better understanding of the ways that poverty affects children’s health is important for designing preventive interventions, and describes strategies for reducing poverty and how those strategies would affect prevention (This content is used with permission from EDC, Inc. All rights reserved).

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