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Paternal, maternal depression may influence toddler anxiety, behavior

March 27, 2015

Data suggest both maternal and paternal depression plays a role in a child’s behavior, according to research published in Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice.

“Father’s emotions affect their children,” Sheehan Fisher, PhD, instructor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and psychologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said in a press release. “New fathers should be screened and treated for postpartum depression, just as we do for mothers.”

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Website found to ease pre-surgery anxiety in children and parents

March 26, 2015
Parents and children who used the Web-based Tailored Intervention for Preparation for parents and children undergoing Outpatient Surgery reported less anxiety regarding…
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Common air pollutant linked to cognitive, behavioral impairment in developing brains

March 25, 2015
Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons has been linked to cognitive and behavioral impairment in developing brains, according to data published in JAMA
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Children with autism found more likely to have gastrointestinal symptoms

March 25, 2015
Children with autism spectrum disorder are more likely to have gastrointestinal symptoms as infants and toddlers compared with children with typical development; and…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services July 2014 CNE Activity

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Topics include parents’ experiences with child’s admission to acute care, diet restrictions and atypical antipsychotic…
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AAP urges regular behavioral and emotional problem screenings

February 6, 2015
The American Academy of Pediatrics declared a need for more behavioral screenings to reliably diagnose and treat behavioral and emotional problems in…
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Chronic narcotic use common among pediatric IBD patients

February 5, 2015
Chronic narcotic use is prevalent among children with inflammatory bowel disease, especially those with anxiety and depression, according to new…
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Postnatal maternal bereavement stress associated with increased psychosis risk in offspring

January 30, 2015
Severe postnatal maternal bereavement stress may be associated with an increased risk for psychosis in offspring, especially following a suicide in…
Peter Szatmari In the Journals

ASD symptom severity differences increased by age 6 years

January 28, 2015
Only a small portion of developmental trajectories in autism spectrum disorder severity and adaptive functioning occurs during the preschool years…
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Neglect linked to changes in neurocognitive, behavioral functioning

January 27, 2015
Severe neglect in infancy may be associated with changes to brain development and associated behavioral functioning, especially among children…
Patricia A. Cavazos-Rehg, PhD In the Journals

Most pro-marijuana tweets involved those aged younger than 25 years

January 26, 2015
Study findings published in the Journal of Adolescent Health indicate the majority of tweets about marijuana were sent and received by Twitter users…
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Familial link found between conduct disorder and emotion recognition

January 23, 2015
Adolescents may have an increased chance of developing conduct disorder if emotion recognition impairments are present, according to a recent study…
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Brief observations insufficient to diagnose autism symptoms

January 23, 2015
The presence of typical behaviors — or absence of atypical behaviors — among children during brief observation periods at a medical visit…
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Video-based therapy may help parents of infants with autism risk

January 21, 2015
Video feedback-based video therapy improved infant attentiveness to parents, parent-child interactions and other positive behavioral outcomes…
Meghan McCormick In the Journals

Intervention increased engagement, decreased disruption among students with behavioral disorder

January 16, 2015
INSIGHTS, a social-emotional learning program, increased behavioral engagement and decreased disruptive and off-task behaviors among young children…
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