January 2017 - Volume 38 - Issue 1

  • 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 DisparitiesDec 05, 2016 at 12:00 PM ESTRegister at:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5046565236016884226Tags: racism; discrimination...

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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 (...

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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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​White matter structure and cognitive function in young children


​A group led by researchers at the University of North Carolina ​School of Medicine analyzed data from an ongoing longitudinal study of healthy singleton and twin children whose mothers were recruited in the prenatal per...

A brief illustration of childhood disintegrative disorder


​Here's in an interesting story from Spectrum News highlighting the features of Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, a rare Autism Spectrum Disorder, and investigative work being done at the Yale Child Study ...

Trajectory of bottle-feeding may predict weight gain by 1 year of age


​A secondary analysis of data from the Infant Feeding Practices Study 2 (IFPS II)​​​ published-ahead-of-print in the this journal​ examined the relationship between infant feeding patterns and weight gain over the f...

Losing helps kids become sensitive to good and bad information...always winning does not


​Researcher's a Amherst College found that preschooler's who always experience success, regardless of the quality of information they receive, become less sensitive to differences between helpful and unhelpful informants...

Localized cycling of neurons between awake and sleep states impacts attention


​Here's an interesting summary of new research in Science​ from researchers at Stanford University.Tags: brain activity; attention; neuroscience; cortical statePublished: 12/12/2016 10:47:00 AM

School finds success in teaching emotional intelligence


​Since 2014, Tacoma Public Schools, as part of their Whole Child Initiative, have implemented an evidence-based approach teaching social and emotional skills in school from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelli...

Treatment of ADHD reduces depression risk


​​Swedish researchers used data from various Swedish national registers to conduct a longitudinal, population-based, cohort study of patients with ADHD (children and adults). They compared patients with ADHD who were or ...

Sleep state brain scans also show decreased connectivity in children with autism


​​​Researchers scanned the brains of a group of 2- to 4-year-old preschoolers with and without autism. They found that those with autism had lower synchrony​​, a measure of functional connectivity, between the ...

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