Growth and associations between auxology, caregiving environment, and cognition in socially deprived Romanian children randomized to foster vs ongoing institutional care.

@article{Johnson2010GrowthAA,
  title={Growth and associations between auxology, caregiving environment, and cognition in socially deprived Romanian children randomized to foster vs ongoing institutional care.},
  author={Dana E. Johnson and Donald H. Guthrie and Anna T. Smyke and Sebastian F Koga and Nathan A. Fox and Charles H. Zeanah and Charles A. Nelson},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={164 6},
  pages={507-16}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine effects of improved nurturing compared with institutional care on physical growth and to investigate the association between growth and cognitive development. DESIGN A randomized controlled trial beginning in infants (mean age, 21.0 months; range, 5-32 months), with follow-up at 30, 42, and 54 months of age. SETTING Institutionalized and community children in Bucharest, Romania. PARTICIPANTS One hundred thirty-six healthy institutionalized children from 6… CONTINUE READING

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