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

Abstract:

Background: Developmental coordination disorder (DCD) affects around 5% of school age children. In addition to the core deficits in motor function, this condition is commonly associated 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 AD/HD. Given the current lack of ef...

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Pediatrics
Publication date:
2005
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ora:840

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