CommentaryWhy So Many Epidemics of Childhood Mental Disorder?Frances, Allen MD*; Batstra, Laura PhD† Author Information *Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, NC; †Department of Special Needs Education and Child Care, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. Address for reprints: Laura Batstra, PhD, Department of Special Needs Education and Child Care, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, University of Groningen, Grote Rozenstraat 38, 9712 TJ Groningen, The Netherlands; e-mail: [email protected]. Disclosure: A. Frances was chair of the DSM-IV taskforce. L. Batstra declares no conflicts of interest. Received March , 2013 Accepted March , 2013 Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 34(4):p 291-292, May 2013. | DOI: 10.1097/DBP.0b013e31829425f5 Buy Metrics © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.