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
Media Highlights
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...
02/13/2015
A new article published in Academic Pediatrics reports the results of a cross-sectional survey of a cohort of middle school students. It shows an association between consumption of energy drinks and hyperactive/inattenti...
02/11/2015
Researchers in Boston and Los Angeles studied the impact of HPV vaccination using a longitudinal database of insurance claims. They found that HPV vaccination was not associated with increases in sexually transmitted i...
02/04/2015
The British House of Commons voted yesterday to approve the Human Fertilization and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 which puts the United Kingdom on track to become the first nation to allow techniqu...

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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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Letter of Intent Due: April 1, 2015
Manuscript Submission Due: August 1, 2015
 
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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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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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