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The Oxford-Durham study: a randomized, controlled trial of dietary supplementation with fatty acids in children with developmental coordination disorder.

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BACKGROUND: Developmental coordination disorder (DCD) affects approximately 5% of school-aged children. In addition to the core deficits in motor function, this condition is associated commonly with difficulties in learning, behavior, and psychosocial adjustment that persist into adulthood. Mounting evidence suggests that a relative lack of certain polyunsaturated fatty acids may contribute to related neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders such as dyslexia and attention-deficit/hyperac...

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Publisher copy:
10.1542/peds.2004-2164

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SPSW
Journal:
Pediatrics
Volume:
115
Issue:
5
Pages:
1360-1366
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
URN:
uuid:26ff4441-d293-4fa8-85f0-6db0cb6ce94c
Source identifiers:
54908
Local pid:
pubs:54908

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