psychomotor development

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progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities

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52-point reduction in the Bayley Psychomotor Development Index from 1 to 12 months of age (Torres-Sanchez et al.
While the underlying cause can not be demonstrated in the cryptogenic group, psychomotor development of the patients before seizures is normal in idiopathic WS (23,24).
Mental and psychomotor development of 2-year-old children born after preimplantation genetic diagnosis/screening.
Effects of polychlorinated biphenyl/dioxin exposure and feeding type on infants' mental and psychomotor development.
They got rid of their diseases and caught up well regarding psychomotor development and height and weight for age in their new environment.
A higher DHA level obtained prenatally from the mother was associated with longer gestation, better vision at six months, and better mental and psychomotor development at 11 months.
Therefore, it is not surprising that any adverse events occurring during these periods may have a negative impact upon psychomotor development.
In early childhood, effects may include problems with memory, attention, verbal ability, information processing, psychomotor development and mood regulation.
Further, both iron and iodine deficiencies have a negative impact on psychomotor development of children, which may be permanent if not corrected early in life.
Using data from a study of 294 children living in Mexico City, investigators found a disturbing link between low-level lead exposure and neurodevelopment--the higher the children's blood lead levels at 24 months of age, the lower their scores on tests of mental and psychomotor development.
In a study of growth-restricted neonates born at a gestational age older than 24 weeks, 25 infants whose mothers had preeclampsia had significantly worse psychomotor development on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire than did 46 infants born to mothers who did not have preeclampsia, Dr.
Children were tested at age three using a standardized test of mental and psychomotor development.
At 21/2 years of age, 160 of the children were tested for psychomotor development.
When combined with anxiety, depression can increase the risk of preeclampsia and preterm delivery, as well as reduced head size and poor psychomotor development in the infant.
The results were two measures, one of memory, language and problem-solving ability (the mental development index) and one of motor control and coordination (the psychomotor development index).