Medicalizing normality? Management of irritability in babies.

  title={Medicalizing normality? Management of irritability in babies.},
  author={Katrina L Armstrong and N Previtera and Richard C McCallum},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={36 4},
OBJECTIVE The aims of this project were to identify the scources and quality of the health advice provided to parents with irritable infants; to assess the efficacy of a residential programme in the diagnosis and management of irritable infants; and to assess the intermediate term outcome for such infants and their mothers. METHODOLOGY All mother-infant pairs admitted during a 3 month period to a residential setting with the primary concern of infant irritability were asked to participate in… CONTINUE READING


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