alexa Influence of adapted environment on the anxiety of medically treated children with developmental disability.
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Author(s): Shapiro M, SganCohen HD, Parush S, Melmed RN

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Abstract OBJECTIVES: To examine the influence of a sensory adapted environment (SAE) on the behavior and arousal levels of children with developmental disability in comparison with typical children, during a stress-provoking medical situation. STUDY DESIGN: Sixteen children (6-11 years old) with developmental disability and 19 age-matched typical children participated in a cross-over trial measuring behavioral and psychophysiological variables, performed during a dental intervention. RESULTS: Both groups performed better in the SAE compared with the regular environment (RE), by comparing: the mean duration of anxious behaviors in the SAE and RE (5.26 and 13.56 minutes; P
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.10.017
  • This article was published in J Pediatr and referenced in Autism-Open Access

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