April 2017 - Volume 38 - Issue 3

  • Lee M. Pachter, DO
  • 0196-206X
  • 1536-7312
  • 9 issues / year
  • 2.323

Racism and Child Health Webinar

​Presented by The DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparitieson Dec 05, 2016Archived at:http://healthsciences.howard.edu/education/colleges/medicine/research/child-health-disparities/p...

3-Journal Special Issue on Sleep

Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (JDBP) is proud to present a special issue on Sleep in Pediatric and Developmental Conditions in collaboration with  the Journal of Pediatric Psychology (...

Sleep training and attachment: Not uncaring...a challenge!

Behavioral sleep training techniques for infants, particularly extinction and graduated extinction strategies based in psychological learning theory, have existed, and been successfully implemented, for many decades. How...

Differentiating gynecomastia from fatty tissue with atypical antipsychotic use

A recent discussion board conversation between SDBP members highlighted one of the challenges of managing children on antipsychotics: distinguishing gynecomastia in boys who have steady weight gain. Dr. Ami Bax asked mem...

Breaking commentary on the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft guidelines.

This is the JDBP editorial response to last month's USPSTF draft report on Autism Screening. Click here to viewTags: autism; screening; USPFTFPublished: 9/30/2015 7:39:00 PM

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What Romanian orphans can tell us about autism

04/25/2017

​Dr. Charles Nelson, director of the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience​ at Boston Children’s Hospital, discusses the effects of psychosocial deprivation on children's social and behavioral development; based on know...

How do DMDD and ADHD "look" in the brain?

04/25/2017

A recent functional brain imaging study published in Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) compared the behavioral and neural response of children with Disruptive Mood Dysregulatio...

Video Abstract: Parent-Reported Severity and Health/Educational Serices Use among U.S. Children with Autism: Results from a National Survey

04/18/2017

​This video describes a study that assesses the relationship between autism-related health and educational service use and severity in a national survey of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study found th...

Video Abstract: Neurocognitive correlates of ADHD symptoms in children born at extremely low gestational age

04/18/2017

​This video is a brief summary of the paper, “Neurocognitive correlates of ADHD symptoms in children born at extremely low gestational age”. Compared to children born near term, those born extremely preterm are at much h...

Video Abstract: Access to Developmental Pediatrics Evaluations for At-risk Children

04/04/2017

​This video provides a brief summary of the study "Access to Developmental Pediatrics Evaluations for At-risk Children ". Using a "mystery shopper" approach Dr. Jimenez and colleagues identified a nat...

Video Abstract: The Brief Early Childhood Screening Assessment: Preliminary Validity in Pediatric Primary Care

04/04/2017

​This video is a brief summary of the study, "The Brief Early Childhood Screening Assessment: Preliminary Validity in Pediatric Primary Care". It describes the importance of early identification of behavior...

Stimulants not a panacea for children who become adults with ADHD

04/04/2017

​Data from the 16-year follow-up of the Multimodal Treatment Study (MTA)​ suggests that the small number of children with ADHD who continue take stimulant medications as adults may not experience meaningful relief o...

Neuroscience tells us how practice works and how best to do it

03/17/2017

​This video published on TED Ed lessons​ gives a brief summary of the neuroscience behind practice and how it improves our abilities. It also provides some basic, evidence-based, tips on how to make practi...

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