Document Detail


Early receptive and productive language skills in preterm and full-term 8-month-old infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3367326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Early receptive and productive language skills were examined for preterm low birthweight infants and full-term normal birthweight infants from middle-class homes. Nineteen preterm infants and 19 full-term infants were observed in a laboratory setting at the gestationally corrected age of 8 months. To avoid the frequent confound between prematurity and low socioeconomic status, mothers of the two groups of infants were matched on educational levels. Regression analyses were used to assess the relative influence of infant cognitive skills, infant sociability, infant birth status, and the mothers' language input as possible predictors of infant receptive language and vocal behavior. Receptive language skills were associated with higher cognitive performance, greater sociability, and preterm birth. Productive language skills were associated with higher cognitive performance. On the basis of this research, the prognosis for language development in preterm infants raised in middle-class homes appears to be excellent.
Authors:
M B Stevenson; M A Roach; L A Leavitt; J F Miller; R S Chapman
Related Documents :
18450806 - Antenatal glucocorticoid treatment is not associated with long-term metabolic risks in ...
12481756 - Acog practice bulletin. perinatal care at the threshold of viability. number 38, septem...
16549206 - A recommendation for the definition of "late preterm" (near-term) and the birth weight-...
22141746 - Primacy of information about means selection over outcome selection in goal attribution...
6126406 - Some effects of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate (dmpa): observations in the nursing in...
14980286 - Surfactant use for neonatal lung injury: beyond respiratory distress syndrome.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of psycholinguistic research     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0090-6905     ISO Abbreviation:  J Psycholinguist Res     Publication Date:  1988 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-06-16     Completed Date:  1988-06-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0333506     Medline TA:  J Psycholinguist Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  169-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Waisman Center on Mental Retardation and Human Development, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53705.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child Language*
Cognition
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Low Birth Weight / psychology
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / psychology*
Interpersonal Relations
Language Development*
Male
Maternal Behavior
Speech
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
HD03352/HD/NICHD NIH HHS

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Sequentiality of speech acts in conversational structure.
Next Document:  Preschoolers' use of eye contact while speaking: the influence of sex, age, and conversational partn...