ERIC Number: EJ285332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Babies at Double Hazard: Early Development of Infants at Biologic and Social Risk.
Escalona, Sibylle K.
Pediatrics, v70 n5 p670-76 Nov 1982
The interaction of biological and social factors on the mental and psychological development of 114 low-bIrth-weight premature infants from primarily poor and non White urban families was studied. It is suggested that premature infants are more vulnerable to environmental insufficiencies than are full-term babies. Journal Availability: American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, P.O. Box 1034, Evanston, IL 60204. (Author/SEW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A