Mazal Cohen

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Relations between attachment and child emotional and behavioral regulation were studied longitudinally in a sample of 223 children from urban, low-income families. Attachment in the Strange Situation at 12 and 18 months was scored using the infant classification system and at 24 months was scored using a preschool classification system. Only modest(More)
OBJECTIVE Auditory processing disorder (APD) is typically characterised by difficulties in 'listening', particularly to speech in a noisy environment, despite normal peripheral function. In school-age children, APD has attracted considerable interest because of suspicions that it may lead to learning difficulties, especially affecting language and literacy.(More)
The Revised Conners Teacher Rating Scale was completed as part of a comprehensive evaluation of 135 consecutive new patients seen in the Pediatric Neurology Learning Disability Clinic at the Medical College of Georgia. The questionnaires were subjected to principal components analysis with varimax rotation. Item analysis was conducted on the obtained(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the auditory function of normal-hearing children attending mainstream schools who were referred for an auditory evaluation because of listening/hearing problems (suspected auditory processing disorders [susAPD]) with that of normal-hearing control children. DESIGN Sixty-five children with a normal standard audiometric evaluation, ages(More)
The parents of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were examined for characteristics symptomatic of 2 comorbidities (Co) within their offspring with ADHD: Tourette syndrome (TS) and language-based learning disabilities (LD). A 2 x 2 multivariate analysis of variance design was used; the parents were divided according to(More)
The neuropsychological approach to remediation emphasizes the use of intact areas of higher cortical functioning in the development of remedial strategies while minimizing the emphasis placed upon dysfunctional cortical areas. This investigation was directed towards evaluating the effectiveness of the neuropsychological approach to the remediation of(More)
Subdural empyema is in itself an uncommon complication of infection in childhood and localization of the infection to the parafalcine area is rare. This paper presents a case study of a teenager with subdural empyema resulting from paranasal sinusitis, who presented as a parafalcine syndrome and was treated successfully without neurosurgical intervention.(More)
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