Araya et al conduct a school-based, universal psychological intervention to evaluate its effectiveness in reduction of depressive symptoms in adolescents from low-income families. See also the editorial by Merry.
Chemtob et al examine the association of maternal posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression with child maltreatment and child exposure to traumatic events in the context of a pediatric primary care setting.
To examine the prevalence and predictors of binge drinking among US 12th graders, Patrick et al examined a sample of high school seniors in the annual Monitoring the Future study between 2005 and 2011. They determined the prevalence of consuming at least 5, 10, and 15 drinks in a row in the last 2 weeks. See the Editorial by Hingson and White.
Gupta et al determine the economic impact of childhood food allergy in the United States and caregivers’ willingness to pay for food allergy treatment.
Colson et al determine the trends and factors associated with infant bed sharing, including association of physician advice on bed sharing. See also the editorial by Bergman.
Huang et al quantify the influence of bedsharing on breastfeeding duration.
King and coauthors identify possible nonspecific, baseline predictors of response to intervention in a large randomized clinical trial of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. See also the editorial by Arnold.
Sengupta et al compare the short-term morbidity of early-term vs term neonates in a birth cohort using the primary objective of admission to a neonatal intensive care unit or neonatology service. The retrospective population-based 3-year birth cohort (2006-2008) represents all major birth hospitals in Erie County, New York. See the Editorial by Oh and Raju.
In a matched case-control study with conditional logistic regression analysis, Glanz and coauthors examine the association between undervaccination and pertussis in children 3 to 36 months of age.
Opel et al determine the predictive validity and test-retest reliability of the Parent Attitudes About Childhood Vaccines survey, a recently developed measure of vaccine hesitancy.
Haines and colleagues conducted a randomized trial to examine the effectiveness of a home-based intervention to improve household routines known to be associated with childhood obesity among a sample of low-income, racial/ethnic minority families with young children. Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS, provides a related editorial.