Behavioral correlates in the happy puppet syndrome: a characteristic profile?

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Nine children with the "happy puppet" syndrome are presented here and 19 previously reported cases are reviewed. A characteristic psychological profile is suggested by the children's "unfocused" activities and inconsistent responsiveness to their surroundings. Behavioral characteristics are atypical for mental age and do not appear to represent unusual… (More)

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@article{Hersh1981BehavioralCI, title={Behavioral correlates in the happy puppet syndrome: a characteristic profile?}, author={Joseph H. Hersh and Alan S. Bloom and Aukje W. Zimmerman and Nuhad D. Dinno and R. M. G. Greenstein and Bernard Weisskopf and April H Reese}, journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology}, year={1981}, volume={23 6}, pages={792-800} }