Social and biological risk factors for mild and borderline impairment of language comprehension in a cohort of five-year-old children.

@article{Ocallaghan1995SocialAB,
  title={Social and biological risk factors for mild and borderline impairment of language comprehension in a cohort of five-year-old children.},
  author={Michael J. O'callaghan and Gail Williams and Melvin E. Andersen and Wout van den Bor and Jake M Najman},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1995},
  volume={37 12},
  pages={
          1051-61
        }
}
Biological risk factors during intra-uterine life, delivery and the neonatal period, and measures of social adversity during pregnancy, were studied as predictors of a 'mildly impaired' (50 to 74) or 'borderline' (75 to 84) score on the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) at aged five years in 3906 children. Biological risk factors in pregnancy were associated with neither PPVT outcome. Gestation of < 36 weeks, > 3 minutes to establishment of respiration and admission to intensive care were… CONTINUE READING

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