ERIC Number: ED438030
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, 1999.
Lipsitt, Lewis P., Ed.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, v15 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1999
These 12 monthly issues from 1999 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) pedophilia, character education, and asthma (January); (2) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) drug treatment, public policy, Tourette Syndrome, and head trauma (February); (3) changes in family life between 1981 and 1997, adolescent male sex offenders, ADHD diagnosis, and premature infants' behavior and sensory problems (March); (4) boys' violent behavior, clonidine toxicity in children with ADHD, and childhood behavior disorders (April); (5) autism and childhood schizophrenia, and persistence of girls' antisocial behavior (May); (6) achievement and motivation in poor/minority children, autism and childhood schizophrenia, and solvent exposure risks in pregnancy (June); (7) anger, assertiveness training, maternal smoking and criminal behavior, and gang membership (July); (8) violence prevention programs, teen pregnancy and STD rates, firearms, and spanking (August); (9) cheating in school, school discipline, and child behavior checklists for assessment (September); (10) Girls Choir of Harlem to assist in transition to adulthood, and connections between industrial/organizational psychology and developmental psychology (October); (11) standardized checklists and contextual determinants of behavior, and infants' musical perception (November); and (12) sexual identity and homosexual adjustment issues in counseling, and early experience and brain development (December). (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Anger, Antisocial Behavior, Assertiveness, Attention Deficit Disorders, Autism, Behavior Problems, Cheating, Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Health, Child Psychology, Childhood Needs, Children, Classroom Techniques, Delinquency, Developmental Psychology, Discipline, Evaluation, Family Life, Homosexuality, Industrial Psychology, Infants, Newsletters, Premature Infants, Prevention, Schizophrenia, Sexual Identity, Student Motivation, Violence, Youth Problems
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