ERIC Number: ED418786
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, 1997.
Lipsitt, Lewis P., Ed.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, v13 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1997
These 12 monthly issues, one special report, and index from 1997 explore problems encountered by children and adolescents. Regular features include "Keep Your Eye On...," brief accounts of research into childhood and adolescent problems; "What's New in Research," summarizing research from recent publications and professional conferences; "Commentary," editorials from professionals working with children and adolescents; "Announcements," events and conferences of interest; book reviews; and client handouts for use by practitioners. Major topics include: (1) studies of massage therapy for childhood conditions, teen dieting and drinking, asthma in black children (January); (2) linking early childhood behavior patterns to adult psychiatric disorders and teen suicide risk (February); (3) studies of childhood antidepressant use, toilet training, obsessive-compulsive disorders, abused children and post-traumatic stress disorder (March); (4) studying music to enhance math and science skills, antipsychotics, and artificially conceived twins (April); (5) chronic tics, and prenatal cocaine exposure (May); (6) teen suicide, and perception of asthma symptoms (June); (7) poor children's social competence, depressed mothers and touch interventions, and parents' use of time (July); (8) infant/toddler case and education, treatment for depressed adolescents, drug/alcohol/cigarette availability for rural/urban teens (August); (9) interracial children (Special Report); (10) infant development, spanking and hitting are perilous, prenatal exposure to maternal infections and cerebral palsy risk (September); (11) identity development and racial grouping, depersonalization disorder, and security objects (October); (12) precocious reading, emotionality and social competence, eating disorders in men, and child neglect and borderline personality disorder (November); and (13) maternal negative nonverbal behavior with toddlers, and metabolic abnormalities in murderers' brains (December). A year-end index facilitates searching for particular topics. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, At Risk Persons, Behavior Disorders, Child Abuse, Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Psychology, Childhood Needs, Corporal Punishment, Drug Abuse, Infants, Interpersonal Competence, Mental Health, Multiracial Persons, Newsletters, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Predictor Variables, Prenatal Influences, Psychiatric Services, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Toilet Training, Youth Problems
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