The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder symptoms in very preterm children during early childhood


In the past decades, major advances in perinatal care have increased the survival of very preterm born children (VPC), born before 30 weeks of gestation. Although this is a positive evolution, studies have shown that these... [ view full abstract ]

Ethics and permissions statement and / or disclosure of potential conflict of interest (if relevant)

The current study was approved by the appropriate ethics committee in February 2013. Participation was voluntary and parents of preterm born children filled out an informed consent in which they were informed of a complete... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julie Vermeirsch (Ghent University)
  2. Liedewij Verhaeghe (Ghent University)
  3. Herbert Roeyers (Ghent University)

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Topics: Research


S5 » Symposia: Screening, diagnosis and assessment II (14:40 - Friday, 16th September, Tinto Room)

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