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CSC in the News

FDA 'Scare' Linked to Suicide Uptrend
Georgette De Jesus, M.D. was quoted on discussing a trend in which the decline in the use in antidepressants in children and adolescents may be fueling an increase in juvenile suicides. (December 21, 2008)

Obesity is a Family Affair
Andrea Vazzana, Ph.D., was quoted in HealthDay and Seniors World Chronicle discussing the importance of family meals in promoting healthier eating habits in children. (December 10, 2008)

Health Pros, Parents Get Tough on Bullying
Richard Gallagher, Ph.D., was quoted on discussing how parents can deal with bullying. (December 9, 2008)

Kids and the Economy
Dr. Richard Gallagher appeared on ABC World News with Charles Gibson in a segment about kids and the economy. (November 26, 2008)

Resilience in the Face of Disaster
Demy Kamboukos, Ph.D., spoke to the Los Angeles Times discussing how individuals can vary in the way they cope with traumatic events such as the Southern California wildfires. (November 24, 2008)

Getting Tough on Bullying
Richard Gallagher, Ph.D. spoke to HealthDay discussing bullying and what parents and schools can do to stop this abusive behavior. (November 21, 2008)

Check Out Kids Camps Carefully
Dr. Karen Fleiss spoke to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about what to look for when selecting a summer camp for your child. (November 20, 2008)

Looking For Hope in the Ashes
Dr. Lynda Geller spoke to for an article discussing how traumatic events, such as natural disasters, can affect children with autism. (November 19, 2008)

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying
Dr. Christopher Lucas appeared on CNN Headline News to comment on the dangers of cyber bullying and a case which resulted in teen suicide. (November 19, 2008)

Tiny Brawlers
Dr. Richard Gallagher appeared on Good Morning America to comment on parents encouraging their children to fight and bully others and then posting the results on YouTube. (November 18, 2008)

Tough Talk for Tough Times
Anita Gurian, Ph.D. spoke to The Bulletin for a story about how parents should talk to their children about difficult economic times. (November 7, 2008)

In Search of the Autism Answer
Lynda Geller, Ph.D., spoke to ABC News about the importance of proper diagnosis and early intervention for children on the autism spectrum. (November 3, 2008)

Tough Talk About Tough Times: How Parents Can Talk to Kids About the Economy
Richard Gallagher, Ph.D., Director of the Parenting Institute at the NYU Child Study Center, advises parents on how to talk with your child about the economy in a story featured in the New York Daily News. (October 23, 2008)

Looking For Clues
Catherine Lord, Ph.D., spoke to the New York Post for an article about the benefits of early detection of Autism. (September 30, 2008)

CAMS in NYU Today
The NYU Child Study Center’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) program was featured in NYU Today. (September 29, 2008)

Kidnapped: Shawn Hornbeck's Incredible Story
Marylene Cloitre, Ph.D., appeared on the season premiere of 48 Hours to discuss Shawn Hornbeck's story of survival. (September 27, 2008)

Today's Wonder Kids
Susan Schwartz, M.A. Ed., Clinical Director of the Institute for Learning and Academic Achievement, appeared on The Today Show with Meredith Viera, to discuss child prodigies. (September 23, 2008)

For Hyperactive Children, a Special Place
The Summer Program for Kids appeared in a feature length story in the New York Times Online (September 17, 2008) and the Westchester, Long Island, Connecticut and New Jersey editions of the New York Times. (September 22, 2008)

Teen Pregnancy
Dr. Christopher Lucas appeared on radio station HOT 97 FM on Sunday evening to discuss teenage sex and pregnancy. Several mentions of the STEPS program and can be heard at the end of the program. (September 14, 2008)

The Bipolar Puzzle
Roy J. Boorady, M.D. spoke to The New York Times for a column about the diagnosis and treatment of children with Bipolar Disorder. (September 14, 2008)

Autism and Early Detection
Dr. Catherine Lord appeared on CBS News This Morning to discuss the importance of early detection and intervention for children with Autism. (September 8, 2008)

Autism on The Joan Hamburg Show
Lynda Geller, Ph.D., discussed Autism on WOR Radio’s The Joan Hamburg Show in reference to the controversial remarks made by radio host Mike Savage. (July 25, 2008)

Robotripping on YouTube
Richard Gallagher, Ph.D., appeared on Fox 5 News to suggest ways parents might prevent their teens from participating in dangerous activities such as “robotripping” (hallucinogenic highs from cold and cough medicines). (July 24, 2008)

Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One
Marylene Cloitre, Ph.D., was interviewed by El Diario to discuss how different children react to the loss of a loved one. (July 14, 2008)

Diario Las Americas reports on the CSC
Raul Silva, M.D., talks about the CSC and it's mission with Diario Las Americas. This article is in Spanish. (June 30, 2008) en Español
Raul Silva, M.D., appeared on NY1 Noticias, Univision's Noticias 41, and Telemundo Noticiero 47 to discuss the CSC's new Spanish Web site. (June 27, 2008)

Pregnancy Pact
Christopher P. Lucas M.D., MP.H., appeared on NBC’s The Today Show, Friday, June 20 and Saturday June, 21. Dr. Lucas commented on the issues surrounding teen mental health in regards to the rising number of deliberate teen pregnancies. (June 20, 2008)

When a Public Figure Falls
Steven M.S. Kurtz, Ph.D., appeared on NBC News Channel 4 as well as NBC New York Nightly News to discuss how children may be impacted by the events surrounding Governor Spitzer's resignation. (March 18, 2008)

Reading Prodigy
Susan J. Schwartz, M.A. Ed., appeared live on The Today Show along with a family from Texas whose 17-month-old daughter can read. Susan discussed how it is possible for a child to read at such a young age and what the child's parents can do to continue to challenge her. (March 10, 2008)

Dealing with Cliques
Lea deFrancisci Lis, M.D., appeared on NBC News to discuss the topic of cliques. (March 6, 2008)

Parenting Wild Teens
Steven M. S. Kurtz, Ph.D., appeared on The Early Show on CBS to speak about parenting methods with the host and a mother who was recently accused of child neglect after she left her four uncontrollable teenage boys home alone. (February 25, 2008)

ADHD Research at the NYU Child Study Center
Howard Abikoff, Ph.D., and Richard Gallagher, Ph.D., appeared live on The Joan Hamburg Show featured on WOR AM Radio 710 to discuss Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and current studies at the NYU Child Study Center. (February 20, 2008)

Anger in Children: How to Improve Relationships
Kimberly Williams, Psy. D., appeared on ABC News 20/20 to discuss what exacerbates anger and how to improve relationships between parents and children. Dr. Williams provided tips on how to foster better communication through behavior strategies. (January 25, 2008)

A Discussion on Asperger Syndrome
Lynda Geller, Ph.D., Clinical Director of the Asperger Institute, speaks about Asperger Syndrome with Tom Ashbrook, host of On Point, on WBUR in Boston and National Public Radio. (January 14, 2008)

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