Cognitive performance and attachment patterns at four years of age in extremely low birth weight infants after early intervention

@article{Sajaniemi2001CognitivePA,
  title={Cognitive performance and attachment patterns at four years of age in extremely low birth weight infants after early intervention},
  author={N. Sajaniemi and Jakke M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Teija Salokorpi and Lennart von Wendt and Tuomo H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen and Liisa Hakamies-Blomqvist},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={122-129}
}
 This study aims at assessing the effects of an early occupational therapy intervention on the cognitive development and the development of attachment patterns in ELBW infants. The intervention, given weekly at home from six months to 12 months, aimed at supporting parent-child interaction and enhancing motor control and coordination. The study population consisted of 100 ELBW infants matched in pairs in accordance to their pre-perinatal risk scores and allocated successively to intervention or… CONTINUE READING