July/August 2017 - Volume 38 - Issue 6

  • Lee M. Pachter, DO
  • 0196-206X
  • 1536-7312
  • 9 issues / year
  • 2.393

Screen-Free Week, May 1st – 7th

​​SDBP is proud to endorse Screen-Free Week. Time off from using technology for entertainment opens up opportunities for children to explore their own creativity in play, encourages play with others, supports physical ac...

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...

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The mental health consequences of growing up undocumented

07/21/2017

​A thoughful commentary in this journal regarding children who are undocumented in the United States: Who they are, how and why they got here, what they face as they grow up, and why it is important to develop realis...

Video Abstract: Empirically Identified Subgroups of Children Served in Part C Early Intervention Programs

07/21/2017

​Early intervention programs under Part C of the Individuals with Disability Education Act serve a developmentally heterogeneous population of children ages birth to 36 months. Applying mixture modeling to developmental ...

Video Abstract: Associations between Feeding Problems and Maternal Sensitivity across Infancy: Differences in Very Preterm and Full-Term Infants

07/21/2017

A longitudinal study that followed very preterm/very low birth weight and full-term mother-infant dyads from birth to 18 months assessed both infant feeding problems and maternal sensitive parenting at term, 3 and 1...

Video Abstract: Victimization by Siblings in Children with Disability or Weight Problems

07/21/2017

Using a national probability sample and controlling for other forms of maltreatment and individual and family characteristics, analyses showed that children with a physical disability and parent-perceived children who ar...

What Cameroonian rural farmers can tell us about self-regulation in children

07/07/2017

​Researchers from a collaborative of German universities compared the self-regulation abilities of 4-year-olds from German middle class families to those from the Nso ethnic group of rural Cameroon. In a two-part study, ...

Successful learning: More about the process than just knowledge acquisition

07/05/2017

​NPR reposted an interesting story originally published last year. The author's of the book "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children" ​discuss a model of l...

Video Abstract: Perceived Maternal Behavioral Control, Infant Behavior and Milk Supply: A Qualitative Study

06/13/2017

​We describe a qualitative study of breastfeeding women designed to better understand the decision-making process women undergo regarding infant feeding over time. We conducted interviews at 2 weeks and follow-up intervi...

Maybe we shouldn't have infants room with parents for a whole year

06/06/2017

In a new article published in Pediatrics, data from the Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) study found that early independent sleepers (infants who begin to sleep in their own roo...

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