Negative impact of growth-hormone deficiency on psychological functioning in dwarfed children and adolescents

@article{Steinhausen2004NegativeIO,
  title={Negative impact of growth-hormone deficiency on psychological functioning in dwarfed children and adolescents},
  author={H. Steinhausen and N. Stahnke},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={126},
  pages={263-270}
}
  • H. Steinhausen, N. Stahnke
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Pediatrics
  • This study compares the psychological findings in three groups of dwarfed children and adolescents, namely those suffering from isolated growth-hormone deficiency, from multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies, and without endocrine disease. The study is based on psychometric data from one multifactorial intelligence test and several personality questionnaires. It was found that growth hormone deficiency had no impact on the psychological variables.ZusammenfassungNeben klinischem Merkmal wurden… CONTINUE READING
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