Objective: Hunger, with its adverse consequences for children, continues to be an important national problem. Previous studies that document the deleterious effects of hunger among children cannot distinguish child from family hunger and do not take into account some critical environmental, maternal, and child variables that may influence child outcomes. This study examines the independent contribution of child hunger on children's physical and mental health and academic functioning, when controlling for a range of environmental, maternal, and child factors that have also been associated with poor outcomes among children. Methods: With the use of standardized tools, comprehensive demographic, psychosocial, and health data were collected in Worcester, Massachusetts, from homeless and low-income housed mothers and their children preschool-aged children and school-aged children. Mothers and children were part of a larger unmatched case-control study of homelessness among female-headed households. Hunger was measured by a set of 7 dichotomous items, each asking the mother whether she has or her children have experienced a particular aspect of hunger during the past year concerns food insecurity for the entire family, 2 concern adult hunger, and 4 involve child hunger.
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The Reality Of Leaving Someone With A Mental Illness
There are several different challenges when it comes to dating while mentally ill. The big one, though, is the disclosure problem: when do you disclose your mental illness to someone you're dating , particularly if you're just casual? Is there a set timeline?
It's so hard to adequately care for yourself and dish out attention to your partner at the same time. But you aren't destined to be alone or unworthy of love just because of the mental illness that you're fighting. Depression has threatened every single one of my romantic relationships at one point or another. For a long time, I didn't have a name for how I felt and definitely no clue about how to manage it. All I could do was be surprised at my own self and apologize over and over.