Motor coordination and emotional–behavioral problems in children

@article{Cairney2010MotorCA,
  title={Motor coordination and emotional–behavioral problems in children},
  author={J. Cairney and Scott Veldhuizen and Peter Szatmari},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={23},
  pages={324–329}
}
Purpose of review To summarize recent research on developmental coordination disorder (DCD), with particular attention to comorbidity and related questions of etiology. Recent findings Although a general consensus on the disorder definition exists, case identification in research studies remains problematic. Despite this, recent research has reported high levels of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and internalizing disorders among children with poor motor coordination. These findings… Expand
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