February/March 2017 - Volume 38 - Issue 2

  • 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 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...

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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Neuroscience tells us how practice works and how best to do it


​This video published on TED Ed lessons​ gives a brief summary of the neuroscience behind practice and how it improves our abilities. It also provides some basic, evidence-based, tips on how to make practi...

Brain surface growth may predict autism in high-risk infants


​In a recent article published in the journal Nature, researchers participating in the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network analyzed longitudinal data of high-risk infants diagnosed with autism at 24 months and...

Spectrum News: Why we don't have better drugs for autism?


​Here is an interesting editorial from Spectrum News that reviews some of the struggles of past drug trials in autism and some of the current efforts to improve on those barriers. Also posted on The Atlantic.Tags: a...

Children with emerging autism respond less to their name


​Researchers at the MIND Institute, using a population drawn from their infant sibling study, examined longitudinal patterns of response to name from 6-24 months of age. The response to name task was administered as...

Parents don't really know how to use time-out


​In an article published in Academic Pediatrics, researchers at  Oregon Health & Science University surveyed parents parents of preschool and school-aged children​ regarding their knowledge an​d use of time...

The New Yorker: The Heroism of Incremental Care


​Here is a thoughtful piece about two contrasting faces of medical care in the United States today. Surgeon and writer Atul Gawande​ contrasts the romance and heroics of interventionist care (well compensated, ...

Flat head syndrome may signal developmental delays in children


​A systematic review, conducted by Rresearchers from The George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney, Australia found that child observed to have positional plagiocephaly,a.k.a "flat head sy...

New Video Abstract: Developmental trajectories of bottle-feeding during infancy


​Dr. Alison Ventura discusses her study of patterns of infant bottle-feeding during the first year of life and the association of these patterns with infant weight gain. This research used an innovative methodology – gro...

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