Acoustic analysis of cries from "normal" and "irritable" infants.


Infant irritability or colic is characterized by recurrent episodes of persistent, unexplained crying. The lack of a precise definition of the type and amount of cry that distinguishes an infant as colicky has hampered research and intervention efforts. The primary aims of this study are to describe the acoustic characteristics of cries of irritable infants… (More)


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@article{Fuller1994AcousticAO, title={Acoustic analysis of cries from "normal" and "irritable" infants.}, author={Brian F. Fuller and Maureen R. Keefe and Michael Curtin}, journal={Western journal of nursing research}, year={1994}, volume={16 3}, pages={243-51; discussion 251-3} }