ERIC Number: ED407163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, 1996.
Lipsitt, Lewis P., Ed.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, v12 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1996
These 12 monthly newsletters from 1996 explore the many problems encountered by children and adolescents as they grow up. Regular departments in the newsletter issues include "Keep Your Eye On...," which briefly presents results of research into childhood and adolescent problems; "What's New in Research," summarizing research from recent publications and professional conferences; "Commentary," featuring editorials from various professionals working with children and adolescents; "Announcements," which lists events and conferences of interest to those working with adolescents; book reviews; and client handouts designed for use by practitioners. Major topics featured in the 1996 newsletters include: (1) Asperger's Disorder, adolescent suicide and its effect on the mental health professional, why the child protection system doesn't work, and infant mortality (January); (2) lead exposure and delinquency, effects of homelessness, reducing the trauma of divorcing parents, and taking care of the caregivers (February); (3) screening preschoolers for developmental problems, physical attractiveness stereotypes among young children, overuse of Ritalin, and the effects of growing up with violence (March); (4) infant competence, effects of family mobility, drug-exposed infants, and choosing toys (April); (5) design of youth residential care, juvenile justice, and mental health treatment and managed care (May); (6) Romanian orphans, organization of language in the brain, and juvenile justice (June); (7) "lost" (disconnected from society) youth, and violence in schools (July); (8) use of physical restraint in mental health facilities and testing for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)(August); (9) cocaine and drug-exposed babies, fathers and adolescent eating disorders, and violence in schools (September); (10) the meaning in babies cries, and adolescent girls in middle school (October); (11) early receptive language, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)(November); and (12) policy reform and family values, the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS) developed by T. Berry Brazelton, and protecting children in the welfare reform process (December). A year-end index to the issues in this volume facilitates searching for particular topics. (DR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Asperger Syndrome, At Risk Persons, Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Health, Child Psychology, Childhood Needs, Children, Family Mobility, High Risk Students, Homeless People, Infant Mortality, Infants, Mental Health, Newsletters, Perceptual Development, Prenatal Drug Exposure, Residential Care, Stereotypes, Student Mobility, Suicide, Violence, Youth Problems
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