Infant Temperament: An Evaluation of Children with Down Syndrome.

@article{Gartstein2006InfantTA,
  title={Infant Temperament: An Evaluation of Children with Down Syndrome.},
  author={Maria A. Gartstein and Julia Marmion and Heather L Swanson},
  journal={Journal of reproductive and infant psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24},
  pages={31-41}
}
The current study investigated differences in the development of temperament for normally developing infants and infants with Down Syndrome (DS). DS has been described as the most prevalent cause for mental retardation, and its effects on the central nervous system may also influence the development of temperament. Parents of 3 to 12 month-old normally developing infants and infants with DS completed the Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised (IBQ-R). Results indicated that parents of infants… CONTINUE READING