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Oct, 2017
Authors:

Strane D, Rubin D

Abuse and neglect are serious concerns for all children, but military families may have unique needs that complicate efforts to prevent abuse and intervene on behalf of those who are at risk. For the more than 50 percent of Armed Forces members who are parents, deployment can introduce s...

Sep, 2017
Article
Authors:

Strane D, Lynch KG, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Harb GC, Mi L, Song L, French B, Rubin DM

OBJECTIVE: Soldier deployment can create a stressful environment for U.S. Army families with young children. Prior research has identified elevated rates of child maltreatment in the 6 months immediately following a soldier's return home from deployment. In this study, we longitudinally ...

Aug, 2017
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Hill D, Palakshappa D, Worsley D, Bae H, Shaik A, Qiu MK, Marsac M, Feudtner C

CONTEXT: Parents may experience psychological distress when a child is acutely hospitalized, which can negatively affect child outcomes. Interventions designed to support parents' coping have the potential to mitigate this distress. OBJECTIVE: To describe interventions designed to provi...

Jul, 2017
Article
Authors:

Boyd RC, Gerdes M, Rothman B, Dougherty SL, Localio R, Guevara JP

ABSTRACT: Caregiver depression impacts parenting behaviors and has deleterious effects on child behavior. Evidence-based interventions to address parenting have not been adapted for use with depressed caregivers in pediatric primary care settings. Our study examined the feasibility and e...

Jul, 2017
Article
Authors:

Krohn J, Matone M

ABSTRACT: Through our work in youth advocacy as, respectively, legal and public health professionals, we are all too aware of the high levels of health care fragmentation experienced during pregnancy and postpartum by poor, young mothers of color. Meredith Matone’s research highlights th...

Jun, 2017
Article
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:

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...

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:

Boyd RC, Butler L, Benton TD

INTRODUCTION: Depressive disorders are prevalent psychiatric disorders that comprise a cluster of affective, somatic, and physical symptoms. From childhood to adolescence, prevalence rates for major depressive disorder increase to rates similar to adults. An epidemiological study showed ...

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