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Down's syndrome children and parental psychological upset.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6236297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A prospective morbidity study of the parents of Down's children and the parents of control children matched for age, sex, family size and social class failed to demonstrate any difference in the incidence of psychosis, psychoneurosis or self-poisoning referred to the general practitioner. It is suggested that the common assumption that Down's syndrome and parental anxiety are inevitably associated is questionable
J C Murdoch; S A Ogston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0035-8797     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Coll Gen Pract     Publication Date:  1984 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-09-24     Completed Date:  1984-09-24     Revised Date:  2010-06-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503107     Medline TA:  J R Coll Gen Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Down Syndrome / psychology*
Mental Disorders / etiology*
Parents / psychology*

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