June 2018 - Volume 39 - Issue 5

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

In light of the heartbreaking evidence of family disruption seen in recent weeks at our southern border, we felt it appropriate to gather together a collection of papers and reviews published in the Journal regarding the effects of psychosocial trauma, maltreatment, toxic stress & adversity on the health and wellbeing of children and families. While many of us see these policies as abhorrent from the perspective of human rights and compassion, perhaps shining a light on the scientific evidence might bring truth to power and help those who are responsible for these policies pause to consider their immediate and long term effects.

Psychosocial Stress, Adversity, and Trauma; Adverse Childhood Experiences

Lee M. Pachter, DO, Editor in Chief

Media Exposure in Low-Income Preschool-Aged Children Is Associated with Multiple Measures of Self-Regulatory Behavior

Munzer, Tiffany G.; Miller, Alison L.; Peterson, Karen E.; More

Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 39(4):303-309, May 2018.

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Psychosocial Stress, Adversity, and Trauma; Adverse Childhood Experiences, their impact, and our responsibility for compassionate intervention

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