Editor-in-Chief: Suzanne D. Dixon, MD, MPH
ISSN: 0196-206X
Online ISSN: 1536-7312
Frequency: 9 issues / year
Ranking: Pediatrics 47/121
Impact Factor: 2.353
Media Highlights
12/16/2014
Researchers from the University of Melbourne found that explaining a mental health disorder in terms it's biological factors resulted in less empathy from clinicians than when the disorder was explained in terms of psych...
12/12/2014
Sally Rogers and colleagues at the MIND institute in Sacramento, CA published findings from a promising pilot study of a parent-implemented intervention applied to infants with autism between the ages 7-15 months.  The s...
12/10/2014
A recent article published in Pediatrics highlights the variability in care for children with ADHD in the community pediatric setting, noting that only approximately 1/2 of children have documented DSM criteria, the majo...
12/09/2014
An interesting study on objective interpretation of family drawings from a group at UNC-Chapel Hill. They found that choas at home was reflected in 6-year-old's drawings of their families. NPR Tags: children's drawings;...
12/04/2014
A study from the University of Iowa recently examined the potential impact of last year's Sesame Street initiative to model better self-regulation skills to children. In this experiment, researcher's compared the executi...
12/02/2014
This article recently published in Pediatrics reports on the results of a randomized controlled trial on screening for social determinants of health. The authors found that people were more likely to disclose more highly...
11/25/2014
Sally Rogers and colleagues at the MIND Institute in Sacramento, CA published findings from a promising pilot study of a parent-implemented intervention applied to infants with autism between the ages 7-15 months.  The s...
11/21/2014
A group of scientists at Kagoshima Medical Center in Japan looked at several health-related habits in parents and their children. In data presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014 conference ...

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Viewpoints from the Journal
The Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, along with the Journal of Pediatric Psychologyand Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, announces a call for submissions for upcoming coordinated issues on s...
Martin T. Stein, MDTeresa O’Dea, MDDavid Snyder MDSuzanne Dixon, MD, MPH           When I read the story about a family with 2 young children (1 and 3 years old) who were rescued during a lengthy sailing trip on a 36 f...
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                  Associate Editor Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis, Ph.D offers commentary on the subject of tanning and the link to unhealthy weight control behavior.Watch the video now:Related Resources Exper...
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has released its new practice guidelines for Autistic Spectrum Disorders.   The content of these guidelines will be familiar to the readership of JDBP.  After pre...
“Different is nice but it sure isn’t easy”: Differentiating the Spectrum of Autism from the Spectrum of “Normalcy” Brian is a 15 year old male who just changed to your practice due to a change in insurance plans. When...

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Challenging Cases in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, April 2010

The AAP released new guidelines on diagnosing and treating ADHD in younger children and adolescents. Take a moment to revisit the 2002 ADHD Special Supplement which presented controversies in the assessment, interpretation, and treatment of ADHD in early childhood.

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Receives Widespread, Serious Consideration

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Coordinated special issues on Sleep in Pediatric and Developmental Conditions

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Looking at Children's Drawings
Suzanne D. Dixon
Drawings are natural way for children to communicate their thoughts and feelings , their perceptions of the world and themselves without language. They also give i...

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