Behavioral, Cognitive status and Failure to thrive.

Behavioral and cognitive status in school-aged children with a history of failure to thrive during early childhood.

Dykman RA, et al.

Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2001 Feb;40(2):63-70.

Abstract
Twenty-seven school children (aged 8-12 years) earlier diagnosed with nonorganic failure to thrive (FTT) were compared with a normal socioeconomically matched control group (N=17) on current height and weight parameters as well as cognitive, achievement, and behavioral measures from the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL). The former FTT children were, on average, smaller, less cognitively able, and more behaviorally disturbed than the control children and national normative samples. Sixty percent of former FTT children were below the 20th percentile in height and 48% were below the 20th percentile in weight; 52% had IQs below 80 and 30% had reading standard scores below 80; 48% had clinically adverse attention ratings and 30% had clinically adverse aggression ratings on the CBCL. Within the FTT sample, however, there were no significant associations between current growth measures and cognitive/achievement outcome measures. Mothers’ IQs provided the strongest prediction of the FTT children’s reading scores. The mothers of the FTT children had not achieved as high levels of education as the mothers of the control children, and more of them were single parents. Early growth problems put children at high risk for multiple adverse sequelae in middle childhood, especially if mothers are poorly educated. Careful ongoing follow-up of such children by pediatricians is encouraged.

Source: Arkansas Children’s Hospital & Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center, Little Rock, USA.

supported by

PICKY EATERS CLINIC Klinik Khusus Kesulitan Makan Pada Anak  dan GROW UP CLINIC Klinik Khusus Gangguan Pertumbuhan Berat Badan Anak Yudhasmara Foundation www.pickyeaterschild.wordpress.com/ email : judarwanto@gmail.com

WORKING TOGETHER FOR STRONGER, HEALTHIER AND SMARTER CHILDREN BY EDUCATION, CLINICAL INTERVENTION, RESEARCH AND NETWORKING INFORMATION. Advancing of the future pediatric and future parenting to optimalized physical, mental and social health and well being for fetal, newborn, infant, children, adolescents and young adult

  • CHILDREN GROW UP CLINIC I,  JL Taman Bendungan Asahan 5 Bendungan Hilir Jakarta Pusat 10210 Phone : 5703646 – 44466102
  • CHILDREN GROW UP CLINIC II,  MENTENG SQUARE Jl Matraman 30 Jakarta Pusat 10430 Phone 44466103
LAYANAN KLINIK KHUSUS “CHILDREN GRoW UP CLINIC”

PROFESIONAL MEDIS “CHILDREN GRoW UP CLINIC”

  • Dr Narulita Dewi SpKFR, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Dr Widodo Judarwanto SpA, Pediatrician
  • Fisioterapis

Clinical – Editor in Chief :

Dr WIDODO JUDARWANTO, pediatrician

Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. You should carefully read all product packaging. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider

Copyright © 2012, Picky Eaters and Grow Up Clinic, Information Education Network. All rights reserved

Tinggalkan Balasan

Isikan data di bawah atau klik salah satu ikon untuk log in:

Logo WordPress.com

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Logout / Ubah )

Gambar Twitter

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Logout / Ubah )

Foto Facebook

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Logout / Ubah )

Foto Google+

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Logout / Ubah )

Connecting to %s