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Behavior and development

Section edited by Paramala Santosh

This section considers studies of behavioral and developmental disorders in children and adolescents.

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  1. A battery of clinical assessments was used in the Lililwan* Project, Australia’s first population-based Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) prevalence study, conducted in the remote Fitzroy Valley, Western...

    Authors: James P Fitzpatrick, Jane Latimer, Manuela Ferreira, Alexandra LC Martiniuk, Elizabeth Peadon, Maureen Carter, June Oscar, Emily Carter, Meredith Kefford, Rhonda Shandley, Harry Yungabun and Elizabeth J Elliott

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:33

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Type D personality, or the “distressed personality”, is a psychosocial factor associated with negative health outcomes, although its impact in younger populations is unclear. The purpose of this study was to i...

    Authors: Emelie Condén, Jerzy Leppert, Lisa Ekselius and Cecilia Åslund

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:11

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Available evidence indicates that early intervention programs, such as the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), can positively affect key outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). However, program...

    Authors: Valsamma Eapen, Rudi Črnčec and Amelia Walter

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:3

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Licensed for use in males in 2009, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in adolescent males are extremely low. Literature on HPV vaccination focuses on females, adult males, or parents of adolescent ma...

    Authors: Andreia B Alexander, Nathan W Stupiansky, Mary A Ott, Debby Herbenick, Michael Reece and Gregory D Zimet

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:192

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Even minor abnormalities of early child development may have dramatic long term consequences. Accurate prevalence rates for a range of developmental impairments have been difficult to establish. Since related ...

    Authors: Heribert L Stich, Bernhard Th Baune, Riccardo N Caniato, Rafael T Mikolajczyk and Alexander Krämer

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:188

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The Institute of Medicine has prioritized shared decision making (SDM), yet little is known about the impact of SDM over time on behavioral outcomes for children. This study examined the longitudinal associati...

    Authors: Alexander G Fiks, Stephanie Mayne, A Russell Localio, Chris Feudtner, Evaline A Alessandrini and James P Guevara

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:153

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Literacy is important for success in school and in adulthood. Book-gift programs at birth exist to help develop these foundations early on. The effectiveness of the Read to Me! Nova Scotia Family Literacy Prog...

    Authors: Stephanie Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Chrystal Coates, Marilou Hervas-Malo and Patrick J McGrath

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:100

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Previous research has suggested that music therapy may facilitate skills in areas typically affected by autism spectrum disorders such as social interaction and communication. However, generalisability of prev...

    Authors: Monika Geretsegger, Ulla Holck and Christian Gold

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:2

    Content type: Study protocol

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