Child Psychiatry and Human Development

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 177–188 | Cite as

Temperament in small-for-dates and pre-term infants: A preliminary study

  • Jan Watt


Temperament assessment scales based on the New York Longitudinal Study were used at six and 20 months on pre-term, small-for-gestational-age and control infants. Although there were no group differences on the continuum between easy and difficult temperaments, significant intergroup differences were found on specific dimensions of temperament.


Longitudinal Study Social Psychology Specific Dimension Assessment Scale Intergroup Difference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Watt
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  1. 1.University of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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