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Title: Neuropsychological functioning in preschool-aged children with sickle cell disease: The role of illness-related and psychosocial factors
Authors: Tarazi, Reem A.
Keywords: Psychology;Sickle cell anemia in children
Issue Date: 26-May-2004
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the association of illness-related and psychosocial factors with neuropsychological functioning in preschool-aged children with sickle cell disease (SCD). The following hypotheses were proposed: (1) children with SCD would perform less well than normative groups on neuropsychological measures, (2) they would perform relatively less well on measures of Memory/Attention as compared to other domains, and (3) psychosocial risk factors would predict variability in neuropsychological performance over and above that predicted by illness-related factors …
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