CSC Letter

CSC Letter

This Child Study Center publication provides in-depth, research-based information related to child development, academic issues and mental disorders. The CSC Letter is published online five times a year.

Current Issue:

March/April/May 2008
Kids and Money: From Piggy Banks to Credit Cards: Download Kids and Money: From Piggy Banks to Credit Cards
Anita Gurian, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, discusses why children think they need money, how to instill personal values and skills about money according to age, the pros and cons of allowances, and ways in which parents can transmit their values and encourage saving.

Archives:

December/January/February 2008
The Late Teen Years: Meeting the Challenges of College: Download The Late Teen Years: Meeting the Challenges of College

March/April 2007
The Development of Writing Abilities in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Download The Development of Writing Abilities in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

December/January 2007
Affluence-Benefit or Handicap?: Download Affluence-Benefit or Handicap?

October/November 2006
Specialists in the Classroom: The Give and Take: Download Specialists in the Classroom: The Give and Take

May/June 2006
Conduct Problems in Young Children: Download Conduct Problems in Young Children

March/April 2006
Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Download Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children and Adolescents

November/December 2005
Learning Right from Wrong: Download Learning Right from Wrong

September/October 2005
Social Life in Middle and High School: dealing with cliques and bullies: Download Social Life in Middle and High School: dealing with cliques and bullies

May/June 2005
Recognizing and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children: Download Recognizing and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children

March/April 2005
The Gender Gap in Education: An Update: Download The Gender Gap in Education: An Update

January/February 2005
The Meaning of Music and Art in the Lives of Children: Download The Meaning of Music and Art in the Lives of Children

November/December 2004
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth: Facing Challenges, Building Resilience: Download Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth: Facing Challenges, Building Resilience

September/October 2004
Kids and Sports: Download Kids and Sports

May/June 2004
Learning Disorders and Brain Organization: Download Learning Disorders and Brain Organization

March/April 2004
Towards a Better Understanding of Autism: Download Towards a Better Understanding of Autism

November/December 2003
Foster Families: Download Foster Families

May/June 2003
Learning Styles and Environment: Finding the Right Match: Download Learning Styles and Environment: Finding the Right Match

March/April 2003
Child Abuse and Neglect - Definitions, consequences, and treatment: Download Child Abuse and Neglect - Definitions, consequences, and treatment

January/February 2003
How Maternal Depression Affects Children: Download How Maternal Depression Affects Children

November/December 2002
Problem Behaviors in the Classroom: What They Mean and How To Help - Functional Behavioral Assessment: Download Problem Behaviors in the Classroom: What They Mean and How To Help - Functional Behavioral Assessment

March/April 2002
Adolescents and Body Image: What's Typical and What's Not: Download Adolescents and Body Image: What's Typical and What's Not

January/February 2002
Psychosomatic Illness in Children and Adolescents (Somatoform Disorders): Download Psychosomatic Illness in Children and Adolescents (Somatoform Disorders)

November/December 2001
Self-Injurious Behavior: Download Self-Injurious Behavior

September/October 2001
Divorce and Children: Download Divorce and Children

May/June 2001
Youth Suicide: Download Youth Suicide

March/April 2001
Children with a Chronic Illness: The Interface of Medicine and Mental Health: Download Children with a Chronic Illness: The Interface of Medicine and Mental Health

January/February 2001
Children's Emotional and Learning Problems: A Family Systems Perspective: Download Children's Emotional and Learning Problems: A Family Systems Perspective

November/December 2000
The Expanding World of Adoption: Part II Raising an Adopted Child: Download The Expanding World of Adoption: Part II Raising an Adopted Child

September/October 2000
The Expanding World of Adoption: Download The Expanding World of Adoption

May/June 2000
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: Download Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

November/December 1999
All About Fathers: Download All About Fathers

May/June 1999
Infants and Preschoolers: Developmental Risks and Early Intervention: Download Infants and Preschoolers: Developmental Risks and Early Intervention

March/April 1999
Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology at a Glance: Download Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology at a Glance

September/October 1998
Risk Behaviors In Adolescence: Download Risk Behaviors In Adolescence

May/June 1998
Adolescent Substance Abuse: Download Adolescent Substance Abuse

January/February 1998
Gender Differences in Academic Settings: Download Gender Differences in Academic Settings

November/December 1997
Learning Disabilities: A Developmental Approach: Download Learning Disabilities: A Developmental Approach

September/October 1997
Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: Download Anxiety in Children and Adolescents