M McQueeney

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Variables from three categories were inspected as correlates of HOME Inventory ratings for 43 severe perinatal risk or developmentally disabled infants at 8 to 9 months post-expected date of delivery. These variables were maternal perceptions of the infant's temperament, maternal self-reported mood, and interactional characteristics of the infant as rated(More)
Interviews were conducted at hospital discharge with mothers of 43 infants with severe perinatal complications posing risks to development. Information gathered included mothers' beliefs about the causes of the infant's medical problems, expectations of caretaking difficulties, and self-reported mood on the Profile of Mood States. Of the various demographic(More)
Mothers of 46 high risk infants, many of whom were developmentally delayed, were visited in their homes at approximately 9 months post-expected-date-of-delivery. The Perception of Baby Temperament (PBT) scales and the Profile of Mood States were administered and an observation of infant, parent, and parent-infant behavior was made. Infants were most likely(More)
Mothers and regular intervention home visitors rated temperament characteristics of 39 high risk or developmentally delayed infants (approximately 9 months corrected age). Mothers who reported greater depression rated their infants as less optimal on several temperament dimensions. Similarly, mothers who were single, less educated, or had infants showing(More)
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