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close this bookUndernutrition and Behavioral Development in Children, Proceedings of an IDECG workshop, December 1993, University of California, USA, Supplement of The Journal of Nutrition (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1993, 78 pages)
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close this folderMalnutrition and the brain: changing concepts, changing concerns1
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View the documentHistoric reasons for suspecting neonatal malnutrition should permanently disrupt cognitive functioning: effects on total size of the cerebrum
View the documentEnduring effects of early malnutrition on total brain and cerbral cortex
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View the documentFurther substantiation of enduring changes in neurotransmitter metabolism caused by early malnutrition
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close this folderEnduring cognitive effects of early malnutrition: a theoretical reappraisal1
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View the documentEnduring effects of early malnutrition in animals5
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close this folderA review of studies of the effect of severe malnutrition on mental developments1
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View the documentThe environment of severely malnourished children
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close this folderMalnutrition and cognitive development: evidence from experimental/quasi-experimental studies among the mild-to-moderately malnourished1
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close this folderRelation of mild-to-moderate malnutrition to human development: correlational studies1
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close this folderMalnutrition and behavioral development: the nutrition variable1
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View the documentDiagnosing malnutrition and identifying populations at risk
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close this folderDevelopmental zinc deficiency and behavior1,2
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View the documentCritical periods or behavioral teratology experiments in animals
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close this folderFunctional significance of the covariance between protein energy malnutrition and iron deficiency anemia1
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close this folderHuman milk and breast feeding for optimal mental development1
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View the documentEssential fatty acids and brain development: docosahexaenoic acid
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close this folderPolicy implications of new scientific knowledge1
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