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Paper abstracts for 2012 Interdisciplinary Pediatric Behavioral Health Research Conference

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Morning Breakout Sessions


The next research frontier: Practical strategies to address common analysis challenges in behavioral research (Invited speaker--abstract unavailable)

Pippa Simpson, PhD & Ray Hoffmann, PhD

Intersection of Mental & Physical Health

Psychosocial functioning in aplastic anemia patients undergoing a hematopoietic cell transplant Heather Christiansen, Psy.D
Family mental and physical illness: a challenge among adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Alison Heinen
Behavior clinic: Treatment outcomes in a home-based mental health program for toddlers and preschoolers Robert Fox, PhD

Patient Reported Outcomes

Adolescent experiences after violent injury Rebekah Angove, BA
Multidisciplinary pediatric post-concussion clinic feasibility Jennifer Apps, PhD
Caring for children with Sickle Cell Disease (Invited speaker--abstract unavailable) Julie Panepinto, MD, MSPH

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Intersection of Mental & Physical Health

An exploration of executive functioning among adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Christopher Fitzgerald, MS
Behavior therapy for children with Tourette Syndrome (Invited speaker--abstract unavailable) Douglas Woods, PhD
Co-parenting counseling with pregnant/parenting adolescents and young fathers: clinical research findings (Invited speaker--abstract unavailable) Paul Florsheim, PhD

Acute Healthcare Settings

Autism spectrum disorders: patient and hospital staff experiences during acute care hospital visits Norah Johnson, PhD, RN, CPNP
In my own words: taking my child home from the hospital after transplant Stacee Lerret, PhD, RN, CPNP
Health-related quality of life in pediatric minor injury (Invited speaker--abstract unavailable) Molly Stevens, MD, MSCE

Quality of Life

Impact of maternal and family functioning on health-related quality of life in pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Amitha Gumidyala, MS
Associations between fathers' health-related quality of life and functioning of children dealing with chronic pain Gustavo Medrano, MS
Through the eyes of parents: respite care of children with special health care needs Kim E. Whitmore, MSN, RN, CPN & Julia A. Snethen, PhD, RN