Neither theory nor research has specified the exact mechanisms by which a child’s development and his family functioning are linked. While speculation abounds, there is little agreement about how these family functions produce variations in measures of health, learning and affect. Nor do we know the relative importance of internal (individual and family) versus external (social and economic) factors (White, 1973, p. 240).
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