publications

Recent articles written for media:

 

Insomnia in teens, and ways to solve the problem

Philadelphia Inquirer, February 2019

Black children are suffering higher rates of depression and anxiety. What's going on?

Philly.com, 11 December 2018

Domestic Abuse: Long lasting effects on women and their children.

Philly.com, 25 October 2018

Fathers are at risk for postpartum depression, too.

Philadelphia Inquirer, 5 August 2018.

Summer break shouldn’t always mean a ‘drug holiday’ for kids with ADHD.

Philly.com, 1 June 2018.

Does screen time steal happiness from teens?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 February 2018.

ADHD diagnosis may be affected by a child’s birthday, study finds.

Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 November, 2017.

How adults can save teens from drowsy-driving crashes

Philadelphia Inquirer, 20 August 2017

How to help children overcome a fear of dogs.

Philadelphia Inquirer, 18 June 2017

American parents are miserable. How can we help them?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 3 April 2017

Medical Mystery: Was child plagued by fear of choking or PTSD?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 December 2016

Trending data: A small increase in suicide rates for black boys

philly.com, 29 November 2016

What’s the takeaway from the latest data on kids and suicide?

philly.com, 15 November 2016

Why one child psychologist hates homework

Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 September 2016

Kids and trauma: When does it require treatment?

philly.com, 23 August 2016

Should your teen wear exercise clothes to therapy?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 July 2016

Medical Mystery: Why is this teen so miserable?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 May 2016

What happens to kids when their fathers kill their mothers?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 2 April 2016

Medical Mystery: Boy was uninterested in trying other foods

Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 March 2016

ADHD and girls: It’s not what you expect

Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 February 2016

A closer look at study reporting ADHD medications cause sleep problems in kids

Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 December 2015

 

Medical Mystery: Why is teen socially isolating herself?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 15 October 2015

 

Can anxiety disorders be prevented in kids?

philly.com, 7 October 2015

 

Research: Meds for ADHD don't cause tics

Philadelphia Inquirer, 20 September 2015

 

Picky eating can be a sign of deeper troubles

Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 August 2015

 

My teen can be so irritable! Is that normal?

philly.com 6 July 2015

 

"Inside Out" has lessons for child and parent

Philadelphia Inquirer 5 July 2015

 

Self-control may be why girls outdo boys on tests

Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 June 2015

 

Medical Mystery: Why is young picky eater's palate so limited?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 May 2015

 

Why sleepy teens are falling to their knees

Anxiety.org, 27 May 2015

 

Medical Mystery: Twins talk to parents, but never to anyone else

Philadelphia Inquirer, 3 May 2015

 

Does your child still have difficulty swallowing pills?

philly.com, 20 April 2015

 

Successful cognitive behavioral therapy for kids could lead to fewer suicidal thoughts

philly.com, 9 March 2015

 

New sleep guidelines little changed, but a worthwhile reminder

Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 March 2015

 

Emetophobia: Is your child afraid of vomit?

Anxiety.org, 25 February 2015

 

How to tame your child's fear of the dentist

Anxiety.org, 21 January 2015

 

How to Get Your Picky Eater to Try New Foods

Anxiety.org, 13 January 2015

 

Positive psychology and enjoying the holidays

Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 December 2014

 

The power of effective praise

philly.com, 25 November 2014

 

Selective Mutism: The "New" Anxiety Disorder on the Block

Anxiety.org, 31 October 2014

 

10 tips for parents to extract dental fears

philly.com, 23 September 2015

 

Why your teen probably needs more sleep

philly.com, 14 September 2014

 

Medical Mystery: 9-year-old girl suddenly fearful of getting sick

Published in Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 August 2014

 

How do I talk to my kids about suicide?

philly.com, 20 August 2014

Suicide epidemic has no end in sight

philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 August 2014

 

ADHD medications and suicide risk: Is there a connection?

philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 13 July 2014

 

Depression and kids: Why anti-depressants shouldn't be ruled out

philly.com, 24 June 2014

 

'Fat' label on a child can predict later obesity
philly.com  / Philadelphia Inquirer, 18 May 2014

 

Help your picky eater eat a variety of foods

philly.com, 2 April 2014

 

Teens having problems? First check their sleep.

philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 March 2014

 

How can teens recover from sexual abuse?

philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 March 2014

 

Is picky eating harmful?

philly.com, 20 February 2014

 

What's a trich disorder?

philly.com, 3 December 2013

 

School refusal and kids: What can you do?

philly.com, 25 November 2013

 

Are you more likely to buy athlete-endorsed food products?

Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 October 2013

 

Do bullied children experience more health problems? 

Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 September 2013

What are tic disorders? 

philly.com, 11 September 2013

 

Helping kids who have difficulty swallowing pills

philly.com, 17 July 2013

 

What are good resources on OCD?

philly.com, 2 July 2013

 

Postpartum depression: The importance of getting help

philly.com, 15 April 2013

 

Five ways to help your child overcome needle fears

philly.com, 29 November 2012

 

Taking the sting out of kids' needle fears and phobias

philly.com, 28 November 2012

 

Drowsy driving creates danger for teens

philly.com, 26 September 2012

 

Diagnosing and Treating OCD

www.chop.edu / Behavioral Health

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