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Listening to a Baby's Brain: Changing the Pediatric Checkup to Reduce Toxic Stress.

Publication Year: 
2013
Personal Author: 
Gerwin, Carol.
Corporate Author: 
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University.
Briefing Materials
Page Count: 
3

This article discusses the role of the pediatrician in addressing toxic stress and the development of recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics for implementing prevention, screening, and treatment in clinical practice. The Purposeful Parenting program is highlighted as a way to emphasize face time with infants, and the effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is discussed.

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