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ERIC Number: EJ365778
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Impact of Premature Birth on the Development of the Infant in the Family.
Macey, Terri J.; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n6 p846-52 Dec 1987
Examined effects of birth of premature infant on the family system , focusing on how problems associated with premature birth place family at risk. Mothers of preterm infants felt overprotective, were unwilling to leave infants with babysitters, and perceived initial negative effect on the family. Preterm infants showed less exploratory play and stayed closer to their mothers. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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