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Posttraumatic stress, family functioning, and social support in survivors of childhood leukemia and their mothers and fathers.
TLDR
The lack of significant differences for survivors argues for further attention to the relevance of posttraumatic stress disorder for childhood cancer survivors and the clinical implications are that psychological interventions are needed during and after cancer treatment.
Early television exposure and subsequent attentional problems in children.
TLDR
Early television exposure is associated with attentional problems at age 7 and efforts to limit television viewing in early childhood may be warranted, and additional research is needed.
Teaching by Listening: The Importance of Adult-Child Conversations to Language Development
TLDR
Television exposure is not independently associated with child language development when adult-child conversations are controlled, but adult- child conversations are robustly associated with healthy language development.
Lactobacillus therapy for acute infectious diarrhea in children: a meta-analysis.
TLDR
It is suggested that Lactobacillus is safe and effective as a treatment for children with acute infectious diarrhea and a preplanned subanalysis suggests a dose-effect relationship.
The effects of infant media usage: what do we know and what should we learn?
TLDR
What is known about the effects of infant TV viewing on multiple domains of child development including language, cognition and attentional capacity is reviewed as well as directions for future research are reviewed.
Audible television and decreased adult words, infant vocalizations, and conversational turns: a population-based study.
TLDR
Audible television is associated with decreased exposure to discernible human adult speech and decreased child vocalizations, which may explain the association between infant television exposure and delayed language development.
Problematic internet usage in US college students: a pilot study
TLDR
The prevalence of problematic Internet usage among US college students is a cause for concern, and potentially requires intervention and treatment amongst the most vulnerable groups, however the at-risk population is very high and preventative measures are also recommended.
Pediatric deaths attributable to complex chronic conditions: a population-based study of Washington State, 1980-1997.
TLDR
Findings should help shape the design of support care services offered to children dying with chronic conditions and their families.
Television and DVD/video viewing in children younger than 2 years.
TLDR
The amount of regular television and DVD/video viewing by content, reasons for viewing, and frequency of parent-child coviewing in children younger than 2 years is determined.
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