Biopsychological and cognitive differences in children with premature vs. on-time adrenarche.

  title={Biopsychological and cognitive differences in children with premature vs. on-time adrenarche.},
  author={Lorah D. Dorn and S F Hitt and Deborah Rotenstein},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={153 2},
BACKGROUND Puberty consists of 2 components: gonadarche and adrenarche. Both components have distinct endocrine changes. Adrenarche has virtually been ignored with respect to examining hormone-behavior relations. OBJECTIVES To provide descriptive biological and behavioral information on children with premature adrenarche (PA) and to examine differences in biological, psychological, and cognitive variables of children with PA and a healthy comparison group of children with on-time adrenarche… CONTINUE READING

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