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SDBP members provide guidance regarding COVID-19

With communities responding rapidly to the changing situation and tons of news coming over the airwaves, how do we respond to our children's questions about coronavirus, even the very young ones?

Racism Should Be Treated as an Adverse Childhood Experience

Adiaha Spinks-Franklin lead a group of clinicians from SDBP to develop a workshop on racism as an Adverse Childhood Experience that impacts health, but is currently underappreciated and under-screened by physicians. We presented this at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting this past weekend.

A brief intervention to help parents manage children's screen time

Researchers explored the potential benefit of a brief intervention to help busy parents gain knowledge and skills to manage their children's daily screen time effectively. The intervention consisted of a 1-hour instructional session followed by a 1-hour hands-on workshop with the assistance team.

What is the vmPFC and why is it important?

The ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) has been implicated in a variety of key cognitive processes, many with analogy among humans, primates, and rodents; social cognition, emotional regulation, and reward/value-based decision-making.

Bullying remains about perceived differences

1 in 4 students in grades 5 through 12 report being bullied according to updated survey data from nonprofit YouthTruth Student Survey. Verbal bullying, in person, was the most common experience.

JDBP Current Issue

Editor-in-Chief:Lee M. Pachter, DO
Online ISSN:1536-7312
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