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Elective mute children: psychological development and background factors.
  • I. Kolvin, T. Fundudis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 July 1981
SUMMARY Twenty -four elective mute children were studied–this proved to be a rare condition, affecting slightly more girls than boys. They were compared with 84 speech-retarded controles and 102Expand
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Psychotherapy for sexually abused girls: psychopathological outcome findings and patterns of change.
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about the efficacy of psychotherapy for the mental health problems of sexually abused children. AIMS To compare the relative efficacy of focused individual or groupExpand
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Cycle of child sexual abuse: Links between being a victim and becoming a perpetrator
Background There is widespread belief in a ‘cycle’ of child sexual abuse, but little empirical evidence for this belief. Aims To identify perpetrators of such abuse who had been victims ofExpand
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Cerebral Dysfunction and Childhood Psychoses
A series of recent papers (Creak, 1961, 1963; Rutter, 1966; Brown, 1963; Lotter, 1967; Schain and Yannet, 1960) have provided evidence of degrees of cerebral dysfunction in infantile autism (Kanner,Expand
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Studies in the childhood psychoses. II. The phenomenology of childhood psychoses.
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Early life family disadvantages and major depression in adulthood.
BACKGROUND There is evidence that exposure to social and family disadvantages in childhood are a risk factor for adult depression. AIMS To explore the effects of multiple adversity in earlyExpand
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Cognitive Factors in Childhood Psychoses
1. The cognitive development of 80 psychotic children is reported. 2. Onset of psychosis in the first three years of life (n = 47) was associated with major intellectual deficit, while later onsetExpand
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Studies in the childhood psychoses. V. Cerebral dysfunction and childhood psychoses.
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Studies in the Childhood Psychoses
1. Three major groups of psychoses in child hood can be distinguished by their age of onset: under 3 years, 3-5 years and over 5 years. 2. Diagnostic criteria are proposed for the first and thirdExpand
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The Phenomenology of Childhood Psychoses
1. Eighty psychotic children studied at Oxford or Newcastle have been classified as suffering from infantile psychosis (I.P.) if the illness began before the age of 3, or from late onset psychosisExpand
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