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Jun, 2017
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Authors:

Xu Y, Boyd RC, Butler L, Moore TM, Benton TD

ABSTRACT: Family cohesion and family conflict are important protective and risk factors respectively in the development of child psychopathology. Our study examines parent-adolescent discrepancy of the family environment constructs, family cohesion and family conflict, and their associat...

Jun, 2017
Article
Authors:

Palakshappa D, Doupnik S, Vasan A, Khan S, Seifu L, Feudtner C, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Food insecurity (FI) remains a major public health problem. With the rise in suburban poverty, a greater understanding of parents’ experiences of FI in suburban settings is needed to effectively screen and address FI in suburban practices. METHODS: We conducted 23 semistruct...

Jun, 2017
Article
Authors:

Palakshappa D, Vasan A, Khan S, Seifu L, Feudtner C, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: National organizations recommend pediatricians screen for food insecurity (FI). Although there has been growing research in urban practices, little research has addressed FI screening in suburban practices. We evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of screening ...

Jun, 2017
Authors:

Palakshappa D

Food insecurity, or the lack of reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food, affects nearly 16 percent of all households (15.8 million children) across the U.S. and has been associated with a multitude of health-related issues, poor academic performance, ps...

Jun, 2017
Article
Authors:

Fong H, Bennett CE, Mondestin V, Scribano PV, Mollen C, Wood JN

ABSTRACT: In this qualitative study with nonoffending caregivers of suspected child sexual abuse victims, we aimed to explore the perceived impact of sexual abuse discovery on caregivers and their families, and caregivers’ attitudes about mental health services for themselves. We conduct...

Jun, 2017
Article
Authors:

Enlow E, Passarella M, Lorch SA

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Continuity of care is a key aspect of the patient-centered medical home and improves pediatric outcomes. Health care reform requires high-quality data to demonstrate its continued value. We hypothesized that increased provider continuity in infancy will reduce ...

May, 2017
Article
Authors:

Knight AM, Trupin L, Katz P, Yelin E, Lawson EF

OBJECTIVE: To compare major depression risk among young adults with childhood-onset and adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and to determine demographic and health-related predictors of depression. METHODS: Young adults with SLE ages 18-45 years (n=546) in the Lupus Outcomes...

May, 2017
Article
Authors:

Fiks AG, Gruver RS, Bishop-Gilyard CT, Shults J, Virudachalam S, Suh AW, Gerdes M, Kalra GK, DeRusso PA, Lieberman A, Weng D, Elovitz MA, Berkowitz RI, Power TJ

BACKGROUND: Few studies have addressed obesity prevention among low-income families whose infants are at increased obesity risk. We tested a Facebook peer-group intervention for low-income mothers to foster behaviors promoting healthy infant growth. METHODS: In this randomized controlle...

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