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March 30th, 2020

mental health brain puzzle

Children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) often experience more internalizing symptoms, such as social anxiety. However, very little is known about the factors that protect children with DLD from developing such symptoms.

In a longitudinal study recently published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Prof. Andrea Samson (University of Fribourg), Neeltje, Dr. Daniel Dukes (University of Fribourg), and Carolien showed that increased emotion awareness contributed to decreased internalizing symptoms in children with and without DLD. Read the paper here (Open Access).