P J Marquis

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Earlier surveys of cerebal palsy characterized patients with extrapyramidal (choreoathetoid) cerebral palsy as having little cognitive impairment and few associated deficits. Anoxia, which has now replaced neonatal hyperbilirubinemia as a major cause of this type of cerebral palsy, predictably produces a diffuse type of brain damage. Evaluations of children(More)
Primitive reflexes and motor development were evaluated in 127 very low birth weight (VLBW) infants (birth weight less than 1501 grams) at four months corrected age. The asymmetrical tonic neck reflex, tonic labyrinth reflex, and Moro reflex were assessed for each child. The ability of each child to reach (obtain a red ring) and roll were observed. The(More)
Many studies have indicated a positive correlation between family dysfunction and subsequent cognitive and behavioral problems in offspring. The purpose of this study was to compare the family histories of 118 inmates with those of 45 college students and to document differential patterns. The possible social implications of the data are discussed as well(More)
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