Colic or excessive crying is one of the most frequent problems presented to pediatricians by new parents. Organic disease accounts for <5% of infants presenting with colic syndrome. Colic may be best viewed as a clinical manifestation of normal emotional development, in which an infant has diminished capacity to regulate crying duration.
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Supplement| November 01 1998
Colic and Crying Syndromes in Infants
Address correspondence to John G. Warhol, PhD, The Warhol Institute, 225 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716.
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Ronald G. Barr; Colic and Crying Syndromes in Infants. Pediatrics November 1998; 102 (Supplement_E1): 1282–1286. 10.1542/peds.102.SE1.1282
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