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 care professional with a pragmatic consultant to early popularity of an intervention within the major difficulties more and more affecting the emotional wellbeing and fitness of our kids and kids. the 1st a part of the quantity introduces common options of ordinary improvement, evaluate, and remedy. half specializes in particular behavioral pediatric problems, with specific cognizance to functional techniques to prognosis, administration, and referral.
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JAMA 2000;284:2341–7. Prim Care Clin Office Pract 34 (2007) 227–242 Cross-Cultural Assessment and Management in Primary Care Helen D. Pratt, PhD*, Roger W. Apple, MA Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics Division, Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, 1000 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49048, USA The shifting demographics in the population of the United States are contributing to the increasing demands for a medical care delivery system that is more responsive to the needs of multicultural groups.
Issues that predict low prosocial behavior and high victimization in youth include poverty, multiple household moves, low level of mother’s education, predicted increases in emotional problems, and disadvantaged school experience. Children who have prosocial behaviors have increased social competence, and those with greater school disadvantage have decreased social competence . Children who live in environments in which they are victimized and not taught prosocial skills learn that the world is a hostile place and that they must ﬁght for what they want.
Some diseases (ie, high serum cholesterol, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, overweight or obesity, polycystic ovary disease) produce cumulative damage and death if not properly treated [3–9]. The impact risk of adult morbidity begins with maternal body composition, conditions during pregnancy, and low birth weight (BW). Other conditions (eg, having a mother who was obese during pregnancy, being a low-BW infant, leading a sedentary life style) increase the individual’s risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes.