ERIC Number: ED426771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, 1998.
Lipsitt, Lewis P., Ed.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, v14 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1998
These 12 monthly issues from 1998 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) infant sleep position and malformations, and juvenile sex offender programs (January); (2) learning disabilities and inclusion (February); (3) parent involvement, suicide, psychosocial problems and hunger, and cigarette promotional items and smoking (March); (4) the Adoption and Safe Families Act, the shame response, and childhood depression and anxiety (April); (5) school violence, early intervention, and childhood obesity (May); (6) self-esteem and resilience, children of parents with psychological disorders, and bedwetting treatment (June); (7) early stimulation and brain development, and self-mutilation (July); (8) child abuse prevention programs and documentation (August); (9) school testing, campus drinking, and language-based disabilities mistaken for ADHD (September); (10) problems with the time-out method, eating disorders treatment, and childhood abuse as risk factor for adolescent psychiatric disorder (October); (11) social factors and substance abuse prevention, new treatments for children's weight problems, and incidence of adolescent dangerous behavior (November); and (12) adolescent suicide, nurturing children's feelings of gratitude, and prenatal cocaine exposure (December). A year-end index facilitates searching for particular topics. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Adoption, Behavior Problems, Child Abuse, Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Health, Child Psychology, Childhood Needs, Children, Early Intervention, Educational Testing, Emotional Disturbances, Inclusive Schools, Infants, Learning Disabilities, Newsletters, Obesity, Parent Participation, Parenting Skills, Prenatal Drug Exposure, Prevention, Resilience (Personality), Self Esteem, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Violence, Youth Problems
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