By Calla R. Brown, MD, Tom Scott, MD, and Iris W. Borowsky, MD, PhD Mental health conditions are prevalent in the pediatric population, and identification and treatment at an early age can lead to improved long-term outcomes. Primary care clinics have long been promoted by the Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision as the optimal […]
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By Andrew J. Barnes, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota and Tom Scott, MD, Clinical Professor, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota Although there are normative challenges during childhood – for example, separating from parents for daycare – many […]
By Catherine L. Wright, PsyD, MS, LPCC, Glenace E. Edwall, PhD, PsyD, LP, MPP, and Tom Scott, MD Social emotional screening in primary care identifies infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in need of referral for mental health services. This screening process is currently receiving increased clinical and public health attention because of concerns about low rates […]
By Tom Scott, MD, FAAP, Interim Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Residency Program, U of M… Suddenly in Minnesota marriage can be in the future for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) young people! Just over a year ago MNAAP was strongly opposing a constitutional amendment that would have precluded this possibility. And now, LGBTQ youth […]
By Tom Scott, MD, FAAP, Interim Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Residency Program, University of Minnesota The care of all infants, children and adolescents involves Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP), whether by primary pediatricians or DBP specialists. Composing a relatively new sub-specialty, DB pediatricians provide care for a range of patients with developmental, learning, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Similar […]