Behavioral Pediatrics, An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in by Donald E. Greydanus MD Dr HC (Athens), Helen Pratt, Dilip R

By Donald E. Greydanus MD Dr HC (Athens), Helen Pratt, Dilip R Patel MD FAACPDM FAAP FSAM FACSM

BEHAVIORAL PADIATRICS has been constructed to supply the primary-care health professional with a pragmatic advisor to early attractiveness of an intervention within the major difficulties more and more affecting the emotional health and wellbeing of our kids and young people. the 1st a part of the quantity introduces common thoughts of standard improvement, evaluation, and remedy. half makes a speciality of particular behavioral pediatric issues, with specific realization to functional methods to analysis, administration, and referral.

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4% reported current cigarette, smokeless tobacco, or current cigar use (ie, current tobacco use) [34]. Adolescence is the critical period of prevention and intervention through educational programs, counseling, and peer-delivered information [26]. Motivational interviewing and tobacco therapy programs are applied for smoking youth. Results can be surprisingly positive, because most adolescents want to quit smoking and the cessation process can be intriguing for them [26,39]. Poor dietary habits Several aspects of dietary patterns have been linked to heart disease and related conditions.

5% had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row (ie, within a couple of hours) on 1 or more of the 30 days preceding the survey (ie, episodic heavy drinking) [34]. In 2005, 30% of high school students in grades 11 and 12 reported binge drinking and 22% reported marijuana use in the past 30 days preceding the YRBS survey. Binge drinking and marijuana use among high school students have serious consequences. Alcohol use has been related to academic difficulties, social problems, risky sexual behavior, and motor vehicle accidents [34].

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