tc) or they merely form part of the child's developmental process (Achenbach 1987; American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2003); in all these cases, the difficulties that the child has in the learning domain are connected with the socio-emotional difficulties that he/she also faces and, for this reason, they are called pseudo-dyslexia (Thomson 2001; Achenbach 1987; Polychronopoulou 2000).
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
, Understanding Violent Behavior in Children and Adolescents, 1997; available from http://www/pbs.
Practice parameters for the assessment and treatment of adolescents with bipolar disorder Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
, 1997; 36(Suppl 10): 157S-76S.
One in 20 children and teenagers suffers from depression, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The American Academy Of Child and Adolescent psychiatry
(AACAP)informs the public on child sexual abuse and offers tips on what to do when a child says he or she has been sexually abused.
Last year, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law brought this issue to the American Medical Association.
The study will be published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
, among others, support the bill.
dagger]) The following groups cosigned a letter urging these protections: Ambulatory Pediatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist, American Medical Association, American Pediatric Society, American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, American Public Health Association, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Society for Adolescent Medicine, and Society for Pediatric Research (source: reference 22).
Twelve girls, or 14 percent of the group, suffered from PTSD most of the time, the scientists report in the September JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY