publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Long-Term Intellectual Functioning and School-Related Behavioural Outcomes in Children and Adolescents after Invasive Treatment for Congenital Heart Disease.

Spijkerboer, A.W.; Utens, E.M.W.J.; Bogers, A.J.J.C.; Verhulst, F.C.; Helbing, W.A.;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2008 Journal: British Journal of Developmental Psychology, volume 26, pages 457-470 (issn: 0261-510X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
In this study, long-term intellectual functioning and school-related behavioural outcomes were assessed in a patient sample that underwent invasive treatment for congenital heart disease (ConHD) between 1990 and 1995. The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised was used to measure intellectual functioning and the Teacher's Report Form to assess teacher-reported behavioural and emotional problems. Overall, patients had IQ scores that fell within the normal range. The total sample of ConHD children (N = 117, 7-16 years old), however, obtained significantly lower mean scores on Verbal IQ and Verbal Comprehension than reference children. When compared with ...
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free text keywords: Developmental Neuroscience, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Cognition, Borderline intellectual functioning, El Niño, Social psychology, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Heart disorder, Psychology, Intelligence quotient, Developmental psychology, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Heart disease, medicine.disease, medicine
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