The influence of different forms of early childcare on children's emotional and behavioural development at school entry.
BACKGROUND: Over the past few decades there has been a dramatic increase in maternal employment and, as a result, an increase in the use of non-maternal childcare in the early years. The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine, in a large representative English sample, the influence of different forms of childcare on children's behavioural and emotional development around the age of school entry. METHODS: A sample of 991 families, originally recruited when the children were 3 months...Expand abstract
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