Temperament and sleeping patterns in colicky infants during the first year of life.

@article{Lehtonen1994TemperamentAS,
  title={Temperament and sleeping patterns in colicky infants during the first year of life.},
  author={Liisa Lehtonen and Tapio T. Korhonen and Heikki Korvenranta},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1994},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={416-20}
}
A prospective study of 59 colicky infants and 58 age-matched controls assessed infants' temperament at the ages of 3 and 12 months and their sleeping patterns at the ages of 8 and 12 months. At age 3 months, the mothers regarded the colicky infants as more intense in their reactions, less persistent, more distractible, and more negative in their mood. At age 12 months, mothers regarded 23% of the colicky infants to be more difficult than average compared to 5% of controls. The mothers regarded… CONTINUE READING

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