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Immigration and Acculturation in Adolescence
Introduction Adolescents need to develop a socially approved and positive sense of identity for a healthy transition to adult life. This task is particularly challenging for immigrant adolescents...
Childhood Immigration and Acculturation in Canada
Introduction According to Canada’s 2021 Census, 23% of the country’s population is foreign-born – the highest proportion since Confederation and among the G7 countries.1 Whereas immigrants...
Influences of Family and Community Physical Violence on Child Development: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Research Gaps
Introduction Violence exposure in the lives of children includes both direct forms of victimization and indirect forms of witnessing across family and community context.a Fifty-four percent...
Reproductive Technology and Its Impact on Psychosocial Child Development
Introduction Since the first In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) birth in 1978 in England,1 more than 1,000,000 children have been born worldwide as a result of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).2 In...
The Development and Socialization of Aggression During the First Five Years of Life
Introduction Preschoolers who have not successfully developed age-appropriate strategies for regulating aggressive behaviour are at high risk for engaging in chronic aggressive and antisocial...