This cohort study compares estimates of association between parental acetaminophen use and child conduct disorders for maternal prenatal, maternal postnatal, and partner use to understand the degree to which unmeasured behavioral variables might account for observed associations.
This population-based study reports an association between sleep problems in toddlers and later development of emotional and behavioral problems.
Liu et al evaluate the association between blood lead concentrations and behavioral problems in Chinese preschool children.
Liew and colleagues evaluated whether prenatal exposure to acetaminophen increases the risk for developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder–like behavioral problems or hyperkinetic disorders (HKDs) in children. Cooper and colleagues provided a related editorial.
Olds et al examine the effects of prenatal and infancy/toddler home visits by paraprofessionals and by nurses on child development at child ages 6 and 9 years. Shonkoff provides commentary in a related editorial.
Hawkins et al test whether the Communities That Care prevention system reduced levels of risk and adolescent problem behaviors community-wide 8 years after implementation of Communities That Care.