Summary of Discussion at NIMH Conference: “New Directions in Failure to Thrive Research: Implications for Prevention,” October, 1984

  • Dennis Drotar


The participants in the NIMH conference which stimulated this book had an opportunity to discuss the state of the art in research in FTT. The following summary of this discussion recapitulates themes that recur in this volume, offers the reader the feel for a working discussion which occurred among these researchers and practitioners, underscores areas in need of future research, and outlines special methodological problems.


Eating Disorder Child Psychiatry Social Play Post Natal Growth Diagnostic Subtype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Drotar
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  1. 1.Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineUSA

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