Parent-child interaction and attention regulation in children born prematurely.

  title={Parent-child interaction and attention regulation in children born prematurely.},
  author={Deborah Winders Davis and Barbara M. Burns and Elizabeth A. Snyder and Dena Dossett and Shirley A. Wilkerson},
  journal={Journal for specialists in pediatric nursing : JSPN},
  volume={9 3},
ISSUES AND PURPOSE The goal of this pilot study was to understand attention behaviors in extremely low-birth-weight (ELBW) children within the context of parent-child interactions and their relation to the child's independent performance. DESIGN AND METHODS Parent-child and child-alone puzzle matching tasks, demographics, and IQ were measured in a sample of 15 4-year-olds who weighed <1000 g at birth and were free from major disability. RESULTS A self-regulated and efficient strategy during… CONTINUE READING