Friday's Progress Notes- April 14, 2000
Mental Health Information - Vol. 4 Issue 11
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1. Child abuse and the risk for depression and other problems
2. Adolescent survivors of sexual abuse
3. Prevention of child abuse in primary care
4. Crisis intervention and treatment
5. Shaken baby syndrome
7. Helping parents nurture and discipline their children
8. Research agenda for the future
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- Focus on Child Sexual Abuse
- Conduct Disorder
- Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Supervision: Issues in Clinical Supervision
- PTSD: Treating Adults, Adolescents, and Children
- Brief CBT in the Treatment of Substance Abuse
- Diagnosing and Treating Co-Dependence
- OCD: The Secret Childhood Epidemic
- Suicide Assessment and Intervention
- ADHD: Diagnosis and Treatment
- Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues
- Treating Difficult Adolescents
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Tragically, child
abuse affects millions of children each year. Today's
newsletter focuses on resources related to this significant
pediatric health problem.
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John L. Miller, MD
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
Child Abuse - The Hidden Bruises
Victims of child abuse are at higher risk for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, medical illness, and problems at school or work.
US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Treating Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Sexual molestation, like so many forms of abuse, wounds not only its victim: it cuts through families and communities, destroying trust and the belief that some things simply do not happen in an enlightened society.
AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Primary Prevention of Child Abuse
Child abuse is a legal finding, not a diagnosis. This
article gives an overview of the causes of child abuse
and reviews intervention strategies.
NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Crisis Intervention in Child Abuse and Neglect
This manual from the US Department of Health and Human
Services focuses on crisis intervention and treatment.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (AAP)
Shaken Baby Syndrome: Inflicted Cerebral Trauma
This policy statement from the AAP describes the serious
nature of shaken baby syndrome and discusses clinical
features and evaluation of this trauma.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Bullying refers to intentional and generally unprovoked attempts by one or more individuals to inflict physical hurt and/or psychological distress on one or more victims.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (AAP)
Guidance for Effective Discipline
Teaching parents how to nurture and discipline their
children is an important component in the prevention
of child abuse.
A Medical Research Agenda for Child Maltreatment:
Negotiating the Next Steps
Preventing child maltreatment requires a comprehensive
approach that addresses the psychosocial, medical, and
legal aspects of the issue.
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