Childhood Disorders – FPN

Friday's Progress Notes - January 2013
Mental Health Information - Vol. 17 Issue 1
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1. PSYCHIATRY MMC
Selective Mutism
Selective mutism is a rare and multidimensional childhood disorder that typically affects children entering school age.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2861522/

2. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Speech and Language Delay in Children
Speech and language delay in children is associated with increased difficulty with reading, writing, attention, and socialization.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1183.html

3. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY ONLINE
An Evidence-based Approach to Treating Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety disorders are remarkably common among pediatric patients and are associated with significant morbidity and increased risk of suicidality in adolescents. (Complimentary registration required.)
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/article_Pages.asp?AID=10693

4. PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP
Tourette's Syndrome: A Primer for School Leaders
The symptoms of Tourette's syndrome affect students academically as well as socially.
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/principals/tourettesprimer.pdf

5. MEDSCAPE
Pediatric Sleep Disorders
The consequences of untreated sleep problems may include significant emotional, behavioral, and cognitive dysfunction. (Complimentary registration required.)
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/916611-overview

6. CONTEMPORARY PEDIATRICS
Pathology and Evaluation of Childhood Aggression
Types of aggression include impulsive (reactive), proactive, and maladaptive.
http://contemporarypediatrics.modernmedicine.com/contemporary-pediatrics/news/modernmedicine/modern-medicine-feature-articles/pathology-and-evaluatio

7. COUNSELING TODAY
Addressing Challenging Behaviors for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Individuals with autism may exhibit a range of challenging behaviors.
http://ct.counseling.org/2012/10/addressing-challenging-behaviors-for-individuals-with-autism-spectrum-disorders/

8. THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES
Urinary Incontinence in Children
Appropriate treatment and parental education are essential because of the physical and psychological impact of urine accidents.
http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/uichildren/