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Screen Media

Youth spend more waking hours with screen media than in any other activity, even school. On average, children spend 4 hours a day watching or using screens... Learn More »

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

In children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), there is an ongoing pattern of uncooperative, defiant, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that seriously interferes with the youngster's day to day functioning..... Learn More »

Cultural values and beliefs not only affect our daily activities and functions, but also influence the way we perceive physical and emotional distress and interventions to deal with them.... Learn More »

The effects of climate change, including higher global temperatures, rising sea levels, and increased frequency and severity of extreme weather are causing problems for human health..... Learn More »

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WASHINGTON, June 18, 2024 - As we observe Juneteenth, we honor a crucial moment in our nation’s history—the day when the last enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, learned of their freedom on June 19, 1865. This day not only marks the end o
Washington, D.C., May 1, 2024 – AACAP strongly opposes any initiatives aimed at restricting the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in medical education. DEI principles are fundamental in preparing a medical workforce that is equippe
Washington, D.C., April 10, 2024 – (AACAP) released updated workforce maps, highlighting the severe national shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists. These maps detail the rate of practicing child and adolescent psychiatrists per 100,000 chil

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