Brief report: sluggish cognitive tempo among pediatric survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Reeves2007BriefRS,
  title={Brief report: sluggish cognitive tempo among pediatric survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Cara B. Reeves and Shawna L. Palmer and Alan M. Gross and Susan J. Simonian and Lloyd “Chip” Taylor and Elizabeth Willingham and Raymond K. Mulhern},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={1050-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to assess sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) behavioral symptoms among pediatric survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and to determine the relationship of these behaviors with cognitive late effects. METHODS ALL survivors (n = 80) and a sibling control group (n = 19) were administered intelligence (IQ) testing, achievement testing and SCT behavioral items. Group differences (patients vs. siblings) were examined on the SCT behaviors and… CONTINUE READING