This randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia found that the therapy decreased symptoms related to trauma and stress.
This observational, cross-sectional study suggests that individual and organizational factors help explain therapist behavior and use of evidence-based practices, but the relative importance varies by therapeutic technique.
Zatzick et al test the effectiveness of a stepped collaborative care intervention targeting risk behaviors and symptoms in hospitalized adolescents with and without traumatic brain injury.
Kassam-Adams and coauthors review the literature regarding posttraumatic stress following pediatric injury. Their goals are to highlight what pediatricians need to know about injury and posttraumatic stress and to provide a basic introduction to secondary preventive approaches applicable for pediatric practice.
Asztalos et al determine the effects of single vs multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroid therapy on death or neurodevelopmental disability (neuromotor, neurosensory, or neurocognitive/neurobehavioral function) at 5 years of age in children whose mothers participated in The Multiple Courses of Antenatal Corticosteroids for Preterm Birth Study.
Feinberg et al investigate whether a brief cognitive behavioral intervention decreases parenting stress and maternal depressive symptoms during the period immediately following a child’s diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.