A critical link: Interventions for physical growth and psychological development

The future of human societies depends on children being able to achieve their optimal physical growth and psychological development. Never before has there been so much knowledge to assist families and societies in their desire to raise children to reach their potential.
This review documents the critical relationship between nutritional status and psychological development, and  emonstrates the potential of combining interventions that enhance early childhood development and those that improve child health and nutrition into an integrated model of care.