• Tabatadze T. ტაბატაძე თ.
  • Kherkheulidze M. ხერხეულიძე მ.
  • Chkhaidze I. ჩხაიძე ი.
  • Ivanashvili T. ივანაშვილი თ.
  • Kandelaki E. კანდელაკი ე.



The aim of our study was to assess hair elemental status (27elements, among them trace and toxic elements) in children with behavioral problems (such as anger, aggression, excessive activity, emotional instability) determine microelemental imbalances and heavy metal concentrations and its impact on child behavior.


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ტაბატაძე თ. T. T., ხერხეულიძე მ. K. M., ჩხაიძე ი. C. I., ივანაშვილი თ. I. T., & კანდელაკი ე. K. E. (2019). INFLUENCE OF MICROELEMENT’S MISBALANCE ON CHILDREN’S BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS. TSMU COLLECTION OF SCIENTIFIC WORKS, 49, 106–109.

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