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Maternal insecurity and failure to thrive in Asian children.
  1. T R Fenton,
  2. R Bhat,
  3. A Davies,
  4. R West
  1. Department of Paediatrics, St George's Hospital Medical School, London.


    Four Asian babies were investigated because they failed to thrive. In all four cases the failure to thrive was a result of the mother's social isolation and inability to communicate, and to the father's refusal to accept that there was a problem in the family.

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