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Singer LT. [2008]. Psycho-social sequelae of BPD and VLBW: Phase (3) Three—[Final report]. Cleveland, Oh: Case Western Reserve University, 14 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to investigate the early adolescent outcomes associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), the leading chronic pulmonary disease of prematurity, with a particular focus on the influence of BPD relative to other medical, neurologic, and sociodemographic risk factors, on pulmonary, cognitive, language, neuropsychological, and behavioral outcomes. It also describes an investigation on family stressors associated with BPD and very low birthweight (VLBW). Contents include an introduction describing the research problem; purpose, scope, and methods of the investigation; a review of the literature; study design and methods; and a discussion and interpretation of findings. A list of references cited is included as well as a list of products produced during the project. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, Family health, Final reports, MCH research, Premature infant diseases, Prematurity, Very low birth weight


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.