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Scheffner Hammer, Carol, Jessica A. Willard, Birgit Leyendecker, Dana Bitetti and Lauren M. Cycyk. 2019. Mothers’ depressive symptoms and their children’s Turkish heritage language vocabulary development. International Journal of Bilingualism 23 (1) : 71–86.
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Language as a subject
This inquiry explored associations between mothers’ depressive symptoms and the Turkish heritage vocabulary of their school-age children. Mothers’ depressive symptoms were not significantly associated with children’s vocabulary in fourth grade, but did portend slower growth in children’s vocabulary from fourth to sixth grade.