Identificazione di una batteria di test per la valutazione dei disturbi cognitivi nella sindrome di Rett

Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo 08/2009; XIII(2):327-354.


Rett syndrome (RS) is a pervasive developmental disorder with evident neurological
and genetic components, characterised by a severe mental delay. During the first period of
life, a regression is showed by a lack of acquired motor skills, of linguistic achievement and of a
stereotyped and inappropriate use of hands. Currently, diagnosis is mainly obtained through clinical
criteria. Aim of present study is to identify a battery of test that suits to clinical characteristic
of RS in order to describe more precisely the developmental profile of this syndrome

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