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Building Human Capacity through Early Childhood Intervention: The Child Development Research Programme at the Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

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316–22
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Research in child development at the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Jamaica, has expanded from development of severely malnourished children, to undernourished and other disadvantaged children as well as school-aged children. This extensive work has provided increasing evidence of the importance of early childhood development and informed the work and policies of international agencies.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

Determinants of Aggressive and Prosocial Behaviour Among Jamaican Schoolboys

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34–41
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Aggressive and prosocial boys were studied. Many differences were detected, including neighbourhood and family factors. These should be the focus of interventions to reduce violence among boys.

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Purpose: This study examines risk factors for aggression among boys in Kingston, Jamaica.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013
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