[Psychological development of children with hypothyroidism. I. Psychometric results in relation to clinical features (author's transl)]

Monatsschr Kinderheilkd (1902). 1978 Feb;126(2):90-5.
[Article in German]


Thirty-two children suffering from congenital or late acquired hypothyroidism were studied with respect to intelligence, motor development, visuo-motor coordination, and social maturity. Psychological test results are represented for the group as a whole as well as in their relation to age at onset of symptoms and therapy, ataxia, and speech disorders.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Ataxia / etiology
  • Child
  • Child Development*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypothyroidism / complications
  • Hypothyroidism / psychology*
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Male
  • Psychological Tests
  • Psychometrics
  • Speech Disorders / complications