Editor-in-Chief: Lee M. Pachter, DO
ISSN: 0196-206X
Online ISSN: 1536-7312
Frequency: 9 issues / year
Ranking: Pediatrics 47/121
Impact Factor: 2.353
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Submissions for the special issue on sleep in pediatric and developmental conditions has ended. Thanks to all who have submitted. You will be notified by the editorial board. Look forward to the joint editions with ...
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...

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04/04/2015
Media highlights will be on hiatus during the month of April. See you again in May.Published: 4/4/2015 10:25:00 AM
03/27/2015
Researchers replaced the gut microbiome of a common variety of laboratory mice with that from donor mice on either a high-fat diet or a control diet. They found that the high-fat diet microbiome, even in the absence of f...
03/11/2015
Here's a nice review in Biological Psychiatry of what we know about the impact of prenatal stress on brain plasticity and cognition. It summarizes the data from both human and animal studies.Tags: Prenatal stress; brain ...
03/02/2015
In a commentary published last week  in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the SmartTots research collaborative briefly reviewed updated research in animal models and their implications on the impact o...
03/02/2015
Here's a quick article about the daunting, yet intriguing, task of relating networks of genes as a means to furthering our understanding of Autism and other developmental disabilities. SFARITags: autism; geneticsPublishe...
02/20/2015
A newly published study in a cohort of Swedish children born between 1973 and 2009 showed that, compared to peers matched for sex, year, and country of birth, children with type 1 diabetes were 2.1 times more likely to r...
02/18/2015
Here's an interesting perspective on the presentation of anxiety in autism and our current struggles to both diagnose and treat anxiety in these individuals. SFARITags: autism; OCD; anxiety; treatments; diagnosisPublishe...
02/16/2015
Researcher's at the University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital wanted to know what parent's thought about last year's American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendation for a later school start time for teens...

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Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics would like to thank Editor-in-Chief Suzanne Dixon for her 12 years of service as editor of the journal. Under her guidance and leadership, the journal has become a highly recognized publication in the field. Read her Editorial here!

 

 

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee M. Pachter as the next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He is a Professor and Associate Chair of Community Pediatrics and Chief, Section of General Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. He has published and conducted research in the areas of behavioral pediatrics, sociocultural determinants of child health and development, childhood adversity, and health inequities. Dr. Pachter has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal since 1997. Read his Editorial here!

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