Risk and resilence in six- and ten-year-old children
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Risk and resilence in six- and ten-year-old children by Jennifer M. Jenkins

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Published by Human Resources Development Canada, Applied Research Branch in [Hull, Quebec] .
Written in English


  • Problem children -- Family relationships.,
  • Behavior disorders in children.,
  • Interpersonal relations in children.,
  • Parent and child.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jenny Jenkins and Daniel Keating.
SeriesWorking papers = Documents de travail -- W-98-23E, Working papers (Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch) -- W-98-23E.
ContributionsKeating, Daniel P., 1949-, Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19839772M

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