Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The well trained pediatrician is ably equipped to handle almost all of the medical problems confronted in practice. The behavioral problems often prove much more difficult to treat and resolve. This issue of Pediatric Annals addresses the etiologies, diagnostic criteria, and treatment modalities of many common behavior disorders of childhood and adolescence. Topics include: childhood aggressive behavior, depression, anxiety disorders, risk taking behaviors in the adolescent, and suicidal behavior.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Children or adolescents with avoidant disorder often have many friends.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Childhood depression is not as rare as previously believed.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Boys exceed girls at every age in severity of expressed aggressive disorder.

A. True.

B. False.

4. The usual well care visit is not the usual place where the pediatrician should start a discussion with the adolescent about involvement in risky behaviors.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The well trained pediatrician is ably equipped to handle almost all of the medical problems confronted in practice. The behavioral problems often prove much more difficult to treat and resolve. This issue of Pediatric Annals addresses the etiologies, diagnostic criteria, and treatment modalities of many common behavior disorders of childhood and adolescence. Topics include: childhood aggressive behavior, depression, anxiety disorders, risk taking behaviors in the adolescent, and suicidal behavior.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Children or adolescents with avoidant disorder often have many friends.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Childhood depression is not as rare as previously believed.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Boys exceed girls at every age in severity of expressed aggressive disorder.

A. True.

B. False.

4. The usual well care visit is not the usual place where the pediatrician should start a discussion with the adolescent about involvement in risky behaviors.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19890201-03

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