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ERIC Number: EJ475949
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
A Legacy of Violence in Nonorganic Failure To Thrive.
Weston, Janet A.; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v17 n6 p709-14 Nov-Dec 1993
Comparison of the histories of 59 mothers of children (mean age 13 months) referred for nonorganic failure to thrive (NOFTT) and 131 mothers of children with normal growth found a surprising 80% of NOFTT mothers reported they were victims of abuse as children. The need for treatment of the mother-child dyad is stressed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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