Essays Tagged: "American Academy of Pediatrics"

"Education is better than legislation in the battle to save children from guns"

ty-eight to nineteen ninety-eight, the annual rate of fatal gun accidents fell from 1.2 per 100,000 Americans to 0.6. Thanks to private educational efforts, including programs sponsored by the NRA, th ... ave themselves, why would they be willing to change to save others? (Gun Control Alliance, 2002)The American Academy of Pediatrics attributes the ineffectiveness of education to change children's beha ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Children and Advertising

fine-tuned commercials that attract children (2000). In 1999, a group of psychologists wrote to the American Psychological Association asking them to restrict the use of psychological research by adve ... opmentally, therefore they accept the advertising claims as true" (Shelov, S., et. al., 1995). "The American Academy of Pediatrics continues to say that children under the age of eight cannot distingu ...

(9 pages) 552 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome its symtoms and treatment.

oms are, and who and what makes up the risk factors Fetal Alcoholsyndrome can be better understood. Americans need to consider the life of theirchildren, and need to learn about fetal alcohol syndrome ... underthe provisions of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (PL 94-142 andPL 99-457).The American Academy of Pediatrics supports federal legislation thatwould require the inclusion of healt ...

(5 pages) 156 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Television Essay This essay is a argument against the watching of telivision by our children, and the backfalls of television on our children's lives and health.

s or playing video games, for a total of six and a half hours of television a day. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a little more than half of our children have a T. V. in their bedroo ... es of war and violence in the Middle East. According to a report put out in January of 2002, by the American Academy of Child and Adolescence Psychiatry, it is reported that even though there is a dec ...

(8 pages) 461 5 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Effect of Violent Online Games on Teenagers in Hong Kong.

ams, movies, comics and online video games [Chilton: 1999]. A recent research done by four national American health organizations namely American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, A ... merican Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Psychological Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, has also already concluded that there exist a d ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Motor Development and physical competence of children in the 5 to 12 year age group.

al Movement Skill expectations, and physical capacities of children in the 5-12 year age group.'The American Academy of Pediatrics (1991) reported that children from the ages of 2-12 watch about 25 ho ...

(14 pages) 230 3 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What are your remarks on how parents should use day care centers and how much away time is too much.

lthy for me because I wasn't at home all the time,which would have driven me crazy.According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, "some people still think thata 'good mother' is one who gives up wor ... well loved, and wellcared for will thrive regardless of whether the mother works outside the home."American Academy of Pediatrics (2005). "Working Mothers." Retrieved August 6,2005 from the world wid ...

(1 pages) 313 1 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

ADHD: Diagnosing and Treating

f ADHD symptoms as adults, which means 2% or 3% of the adult population has some levels of ADHD.The American Academy of Pediatrics (2000 May) states, "Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) i ... that is available, the disorder can be controlled and the patient can live a normal life.References:American Academy of Pediatrics. (2000 May). Clinical practice guideline: diagnosis and evaluation of ...

(7 pages) 96 2 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

General paper about Autism

gnose the disorder. As such, the diagnosis of autism is based solely upon observations of behavior.(American Academy of Pediatrics)There is no known single cause for autism, but it is generally accept ... X syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, congenital rubella syndrome, and untreated phenylketonuria (PKU).( American Academy of Pediatrics) Some harmful substances ingested during pregnancy also have been ass ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Does the Media Teach Children Bad Language?

at "for kids ages three to five, watching TV may improve some cognitive abilities" (Stanton 2). The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children younger than 2 should not watch any televisi ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Corporal Punishment In Schools

em never to do that again, but not explaining why it was wrong. This is very important to know. The American Academy of Pediatrics (2000) found that using corporal punishment on a child may affect a s ... at it is not right to hit a child, and completely abolish the use of corporal punishment.References American Academy of Pediatrics. (2000). Corporal punishment in schools (RE9754). Pediatrics, 102(2), ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Violence In Television, Music, And Video Games

or even law enforcement, it doesn't make children less likely to mimic it. A representative for the American Academy of Pediatrics stated, "[T]here is a cause-and-effect relationship between media vio ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

al researches which have indicated that alcohol is the main cause for this condition. According the American Academic of Nurse Fractioned, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome means a person who abuse alcohol durin ... rdation that define the condition; children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome have very small head sizes (American Academy of Pediatrics). Alcohol also causes growth deficiencies, skeletal deformities, spee ...

(10 pages) 79 0 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Condoms A Good Idea

scent sexuality are of great concern to parents and health care professionals. Sexual conduct among American teens has been studied for the past several decades and analysis has shown that there is an ... s are most likely to waver in the common sense department, is in sex. The Committee on Adolescence, American Academy of Pediatrics believes: School condom availability programs, whether as part of com ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Corporal Punishment Is Not An Effective Means Of C

report that spanking is the least effective disciplinary method. In an experiment conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, researchers surveyed parents testing the hypothesis that if spanking ... ticle Childhood Spanking and Increased Antisocial Behavior, conducted a study and found that 90% of Americans use some sort form of spanking on toddlers and 50% use it during their child's early teen ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Corporal Punishment

nt (Corporal Punishment in Schools 5).There are alternatives to corporal punishment in schools. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that different methods should be used when dealing with misb ... alk to their teacher and express their feelings without worrying about the consequences.Works Cited American Academy of Pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Corporal Punishme ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Breast Vs. Bottlefeeding

r than bottle? In the '70s, formula was the new it and almost gave women a sense of relief. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a minimum of one-year breast-feeding with continued feedin ...

(5 pages) 60 2 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Some Rights for Working Mothers

al that there be a permission after giving birth to help women get back on their feet. According to American Academy of Pediatrics, immediately after giving birth, some women come back to work because ... according to the importance of maternity does not end with the initial stages just after the birth (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008). Therefore, working women should have some other rights after ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Effects of Divorce on Children

Effects of Divorce on ChildrenIntroductionEach year, over 1 million American children suffer from the divorce of their parents according to statistics. The divorce rate ... rds, is the child negatively effected as a direct result of their parents divorce? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, "children may positively deal with the consequences of their parent' ...

(7 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Corporal punishments in Schools

em never to do that again, but not explaining why it was wrong. This is very important to know. The American Academy of Pediatrics (2000) found that using corporal punishment on a child may affect a s ... at it is not right to hit a child, and completely abolish the use of corporal punishment.References American Academy of Pediatrics. (2000). Corporal punishment in schools (RE9754). Pediatrics, 102(2), ...

(7 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters