Deprescribing isn’t about being anti-medication, stresses Marie Trace, MD. It’s thinking critically about whether medications are still providing benefit.Read More
Screen Time in Children and Adolescents: What’s the Role of the Clinician?
Michael Manos, PhD, discusses screen time in children and adolescents, attentional disorders, and how clinicians can counsel on excessive use.
‘Pandemic Babies’ Show Neurodevelopmental Differences at 6 Months, Study Finds
Researchers at Columbia University found that babies born during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic measured lower in gross motor, fine motor and personal-social domains at 6 months, compared to a historical cohort born before the pandemic.
How to Reduce Parenting Stress and Support Parents in Caring for Their Child
Providing consistent medical care for children can, at times, be complicated by parenting stress or mental health issues. In this article, developmental pediatrician Carrie Cuffman, MD, shares tips for supporting parents and ensuring continuity of care.
Medication Monitoring Program Streamlines Treatment of ADHD
For many patients with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it takes an average of 5 months to identify the right medication and the correct delivery method and dose. With a medication monitoring program, this period is shortened to an average of five weeks.
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The Role of Genetics in Suicidality Among Pediatric Patients
Initial results from one of the largest studies in children and adolescents to investigate the role of COMT polymorphism suggest the promise of early identification of individuals who may be more vulnerable to self-harm and suicidality.