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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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The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Welcomes Tami Benton, MD as New Incoming President for 2023-2025
AACAP is proud to announce a partnership with the American Association for Community Psychiatry (AACP) to provide a web-based, digital, child and adolescent level-of-care need evaluation instrument, the CALOCUS-CASII.
AACAP is deeply attuned to the myriad of emotions, including sadness, heartache, and anger, triggered by the ongoing violence and trauma in Israel, Gaza, and the Middle East.

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