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Superkids: competent children of psychotic mothers.
In a follow-up study of children of psychotic mothers, the authors examined a subgroup of outstandingly talented, colorful, and competent "high-risk" children. These children and their mothers wereExpand
Disturbance of attention among schizophrenic, depressed and well mothers and their young children.
SUMMARY Comparing two groups of psychotic mothers (schizophrenic, depressed), and well mothers and their children aged 5–6 on the Embedded Figures Test (EFT) and Continuous Performance Test (CPT),Expand
Children of psychotic mothers. Performance of 3-year-old children on tests of attention.
Children of mentally ill mothers (N = 21), believed to be at risk for the subsequent development of psychopathology (high-risk group) were compared with children of well mothers (N = 21)(low-riskExpand
Children of psychotic mothers. An evaluation of 1-year-olds on a test of object permanence.
Fifteen 1-year-old infants at high risk for later psychopathologic behavior were tested on the Piaget Object Scale. Their performance was compared to that of a matched group of controls at low risk.Expand
Child-Care Attitudes and Development of Young Children of Mentally ILL and Well Mothers
Young children of mentally ill mothers and well mothers were administered the WPPSI. Mother and child were observed in the test situation and mothers were administered the Maternal Attitude Scale andExpand
Children at risk: Performance of three-year-olds and their mentally ill and well mothers on an interaction task
Fifteen mothers previously hospitalized for mental illness (psychosis) and 15 well mothers were observed with their 3-year-old children. While mentally ill mothers expressed less positive affect thanExpand
A personal response to "superkids".