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Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2018 - Childhood bullying is common and can lead to serious adverse physical and mental health effects for both the victim and the bully. In teenagers, risk factors for becoming a victim of bullying include being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender; having a disability or medical condition ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p187.html

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Nov 15, 2017 - Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/bullying-media-kit.html

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Jun 25, 2018 - Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/family-physicians-help-patients-and-families-confront-bullying.html

Violence, Harassment and School Bullying

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on violence, harassment and school bullying.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-harrassment.html

Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - Childhood bullying has potentially serious implications for bullies and their targets. Bullying involves a pattern of repeated aggression, a deliberate intent to harm or disturb a victim despite the victim's apparent distress, and a real or perceived imbalance of power. Bullying can ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1723.html

Bullying Among Adolescents: A Challenge in Primary Care - Editorials - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2013 - Patients of primary care physicians should undergo psychosocial screening as part of routine wellness visits and when seeking care for mental health or somatic problems, or behavioral concerns. Physicians should be alert to any indications of bullying and identify relevant sequelae in a...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p87.html

School Absenteeism in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2018 - Frequent school absenteeism has immediate and long-term negative effects on academic performance, social functioning, high school and college graduation rates, adult income, health, and life expectancy. Previous research focused on distinguishing between truancy and anxiety-driven ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/p738.html

Preventive Health Care for Women Who Have Sex with Women - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2017 - Despite recent shifts in societal attitudes toward same-sex relationships, women who have sex with women face a variety of barriers to optimal health, including a history of negatively perceived interactions in clinical settings that lead them to delay or avoid health care. Women who ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p314.html

Osteoporosis, Childhood Bullying, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Counseling, Inhaled ...

Mar 15, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0315/p356.html

Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on health maintenance and counseling and related issues, including dietary and nutrition guidelines, health maintenance in children, lifestyle counseling, and physical activity. This collection features AFP content on health maintenance and ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=64

Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2018 - Recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in children is defined as at least three episodes of pain that occur over at least three months and affect the child’s ability to perform normal activities. RAP is most often considered functional (nonorganic) abdominal pain, but an organic cause is found ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p785.html

High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2018 - High blood pressure in children and adolescents is a growing health problem that is often overlooked. Children should be screened for elevated blood pressure annually beginning at three years of age or at every visit if risk factors are present. In children younger than 13 years, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p486.html

Caring for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Persons: What Clinicians Should Know - ...

Dec 1, 2018 - Persons whose experienced or expressed gender differs from their sex assigned at birth may identify as transgender. Transgender and gender-diverse persons may have gender dysphoria (i.e., distress related to this incongruence) and often face substantial health care disparities and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p645.html

Tremor: Sorting Through the Differential Diagnosis - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2018 - Tremor is an involuntary, rhythmic, oscillatory movement of a body part. It is the most common movement disorder encountered in primary care. The diagnosis of tremor is based on clinical information obtained from the history and physical examination. The most common tremors in patients ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p180.html

Conduct Disorder: Recognition and Management - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2018 - Conduct disorder is a psychiatric syndrome that most commonly occurs in childhood and adolescence. It is characterized by symptoms of aggression toward people or animals, destruction of property, deceitfulness or theft, and serious violations of rules. Risk factors include male sex, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1115/p584.html

Bullying in Adolescents: A Challenge in Primary Care

...Bullying Among Adolescents: A Challenge in Primary Care DAVID A. KLEIN, MD, MPH; KATHRYN K. MYHRE, MD; and DALE M. AHRENDT, MD, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas A previously healthy teenager was being treated in our clinic for depression. We thought it...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p87.pdf

Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians - American Family Physician

...C hildhood bullying has long been perceived as an inevitable part of growing up. However, recent survey data show that American children eight to 15 years of age rate bullying as a greater problem than racism or pressure to have sex or use alcohol and other drugs.1 In 1999, the U.S....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1723.pdf

Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A ...

...Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A Difference Celia Neavel, MD, FAAFP Jane Gray, PhD Geordi Cortez-Neavel, BA ACTIVITY DISCLAIMER The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-215-216.pdf

(PBL) Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make...

...(PBL) Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A Difference Celia Neavel, MD, FAAFP Jane Gray, PhD Geordi Cortez-Neavel, BA ACTIVITY DISCLAIMER The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-213-214.pdf

Safety and Violence

May 13, 2019 - Primary care providers play a crucial role in responding to safety and violence concerns. The AAFP shares policies relevant to the care of these situations.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/pubhealth/safety.html

Violence in the Media and Entertainment (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on violence in the media and its effect on American children.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-media.html

Tympanometry - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - Tympanometry provides useful quantitative information about the presence of fluid in the middle ear, mobility of the middle ear system, and ear canal volume. Its use has been recommended in conjunction with more qualitative information (e.g., history, appearance, and mobility of the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1713.html

Get the Latest in Pediatric Medicine at an AAFP CME Course -- CME

Mar 30, 2017 - This AAFP CME live course discusses how to improve care of the youngest patients and prepare them for a lifetime of health awareness. View dates and locations.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/icam-live.html

Primary Care for Children with Autism - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2010 - The earliest sign of autism in children is the delayed attainment of social skill milestones, including joint attention, social orienting, and pretend play. Language impairment is a common, but less specific, sign of autism. Repetitive behaviors and restricted interests may not be noted...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p453.html

Coaching Patients About Successful Blood Pressure Management - Lown Right Care: ...

Mar 15, 2019 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering heath care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.

American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0315/p357.html

FMX Searchable Schedule

Mar 20, 2019 - Plan your 2019 FMX experience with our searchable schedule. The schedule allows you filter FMX sessions and events by topic, type, faculty or day, search by keywords, and sort by date and time. 2019 FMX, September 24-28, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/schedule/schedule.html

My Teen Patient Opened Up About Her Suicide Attempt

Jul 15, 2019 - Teen suicide rates are on the rise. In this Fresh Perspectives blog post, Lalita Abhyankar, M.D., M.H.S., shares insights from a recent visit with a teenage patient who survived a suicide attempt.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190715fp-teensuicide.html

Downsides of Detecting Atrial Fibrillation in Asymptomatic Patients - Editorials - ...

Mar 15, 2019 - Despite the lack of outcomes evidence, the rise of wearable ECG sensors will cause many individuals to seek care for misdiagnosed AF. The best intervention for patients with correct diagnoses remains unclear. Primary care physicians must use their skills in discussing uncertainty and ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0315/p354.html

Violence (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence.html

AAFP, Other Medical Groups Update Sports Physical Guidance

Jun 11, 2019 - The AAFP has joined with five other medical organizations to update the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Monograph, which provides guidance to physicians and other clinicians on properly administering the PPE, also known as the sports physical.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190611ppeupdate.html

Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Adverse childhood events can have enduring effects on patients’ health, but these four steps can help promote healing.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p5.html

Oppositional Defiant Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2008 - Oppositional defiant disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th ed., as a recurrent pattern of developmentally inappropriate, negativistic, defiant, and disobedient behavior toward authority figures. This behavior often appears in the preschool...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1001/p861.html

Collaborative Care Presentations

Feb 27, 2019 - Patient-centered care has more than one dimension, especially in the complex family medicine environment. Learn new insights and approaches to collaborate with your patients’ other care providers through these dynamic discussions. Lead family physician faculty are joined by other health...

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/opportunities/collaborative.html

2019 CME Session Topics

Feb 27, 2019 - View the CME topics that will be discussed at the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 24-28, 2019, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/opportunities/session-topics.html

Intimate Partner Violence

Mar 19, 2019 - Read about AAFP's policy on intimate partner violence.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/intimatepartner-violence.html

Violence, Illegal Acts Against Physicians and Other Health Professionals

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's condemnation of violence or other illegal acts against health care professionals.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-illegal-acts.html

Violence as a Public Health Concern

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on violence as a major public health concern and the role of the family physician in managing both risks and protection.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-public-health.html

Child Abuse

Mar 18, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on issues and education relating to child abuse.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/child-abuse.html

What's Included With FMX On Demand

Feb 27, 2019 - FMX On Demand is your online library of the most popular FMX sessions. Earn a year's worth of credit!

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/opportunities/on-demand/packages.html

Tracks

Feb 27, 2019 - Attend one of the seven tracks being offered at the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 24-28, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/opportunities/tracks.html

Current Strategies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood ...

Apr 15, 2009 - Symptoms of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder affect cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, social, and developmental functioning. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is the most commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder in children and adolescents. An ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/p657.html

Clostridium difficile Infection: Prevention and Treatment - Implementing AHRQ Effective...

Feb 1, 2018 - How effective are interventions to prevent and treat Clostridium difficile infection?

American Family Physician : Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p196.html

Five Mobile Apps to Help Patients With Anxiety and Depression -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - When patients need some assistance coping with mental distress, consider these apps.

Family Practice Management : SPPACES: App Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/oa1.html

FMX Celebration

Jun 15, 2018 - Enjoy an exciting evening with friends, family, and colleagues during the 2019 FMX Celebration. 2019 FMX, September 24-28, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/events/celebration.html

Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Oct 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents 6 years and older, and offer or refer them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight status.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/od4.html

What If Everyone Had a Family Physician?

May 1, 2018 - Securing funding for vital primary care programs is a start, but Leonard Reeves, M.D., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that the fight continues for the kind of physician workforce our country needs.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180501lv-whatif.html

Resolution No. 402 (Colorado A) - Diversity Support -- 2016 Resolutions

Apr 17, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians establish an Office of Diversity that will serve as the official AAFP repository for policies and information related to discrimination, diversity, and cultural proficiency that will coordinate active promotion of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/colorado-a3.mem.html

Fox Should Pull the Plug on The Resident

Feb 12, 2018 - The Resident, the latest TV medical drama, doesn't do physicians or patients any favors with its skewed portrayal of health care.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20180212fp-badtv.html

Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Dec 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends vision screening at least once in all children aged 3 to 5 years to detect amblyopia or its risk factors.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/od1.html

2018 American Family Physician -- American Family Physician

Jan 3, 2018 - Search 2018 issues of American Family Physician, a publication of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/past/2018.html

Use of Media by School-Aged Children and Adolescents: A Policy Statement from the AAP -...

Jul 1, 2017 - Children and adolescents are exposed to a variety of broadcast (e.g., television, movies) and interactive (e.g., social media, video games) media. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on the use of media in children and adolescents five to 18 years of...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0701/p56.html

But I Already DID Refer You to an 'American' Doctor

Oct 9, 2017 - More than one-fourth of U.S. physicians were born in other countries. Kimberly Becher, M.D., examines the difficulty of getting some white patients to accept referrals to minority subspecialists.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20171009fp-race.html

AAFP's NCCL Set Me on Leadership Path

Oct 2, 2017 - Benjamin Frankie Simmons III, M.D., the new physician member of the AAFP Board of Directors, writes that his leadership path began at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders, and he encourages others to follow.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20171002lv-leadership.html

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Jun 16, 2017 - Access resources to help your adolescent and young adult patients.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/adolescent-young-adult.html

AAFP Responds to '13 Reasons Why' With Mental Health Resources

Apr 28, 2017 - Mental health experts are concerned that the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why glamorizes teen suicide. The AAFP has resources that can help physicians and patients.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_responds_to_13_reasons.html

Teen Suicide Prevention

Apr 26, 2017 - In light of the popularity of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, the AAFP provides resources for talking to teens and parents about suicide.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/teen-suicide.html

Can Increased Awareness Trump Cyberbullies?

Jan 3, 2017 - Melania Trump has pledged to combat cyberbullying as the nation's first lady. Natasha Bhuyan writes that this important issue demands increased awareness.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/can_increased_awareness_trump_cyberbullies.html

Addressing the Needs of LGBT Patients - Editorials - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2017 - Negative interactions with the health care system are a major barrier to medical care for women who have sex with women. Clinicians should train office staff about health concerns unique to LGBT communities and the importance of maintaining confidentiality about sexual orientation and ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p286.html

Gallows Humor Is No Laughing Matter

Dec 2, 2016 - Does physicians' use of so-called gallows humor impact patient care and/or physician burnout? Kyle Jones, M.D., writes that it just might.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/gallows_humor_is_no_laughing.html

The Preparticipation Sports Evaluation: Losing the Forest for the Trees? - Letters to ...

Sep 15, 2016 - ...drivers reported texting while driving and 24% reported using marijuana; during the previous year, 15% reported being electronically bullied and 8% attempted suicide.5 Issues related to sexuality, social media, eating, and other stressors are rampant.5 As a result, we endorse the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/p411.html

Preventive Health Counseling for Adolescents - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2006 - The leading causes of adolescent mortality are accidents (death from unintentional injury), homicide, and suicide. Additional morbidity is related to drug, tobacco, and alcohol use; risky sexual behaviors; poor nutrition; and inadequate physical activity. One third of adolescents engage...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/p1151.html

Hate Crimes

Jun 7, 2016 - Read AAFP's policy regarding hate crimes.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/hate-crimes.html

Bullying - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - ...Bullying Am Fam Physician. 2004 Nov 1;70(9):1729-1730. What is a bully? A bully is someone who does or says mean things to get power over another person. Bullying is not just hitting, shoving, or kicking. A bully might call someone names or say bad things about them. A bully also...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1729.html

Family Medicine: The Force Awakens

Feb 2, 2016 - Family Medicine: The Force Awakens

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/family_medicine_the_force_awakens.html

Can Physicians Save Patients From Violent Deaths?

Dec 15, 2015 - Can Physicians Save Patients From Violent Deaths?

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/can_physicians_save_patients_from.html

Care of a Transgender Adolescent - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2015 - Although the actual number may be higher, research estimates that approximately 700,000 Americans are transgender. Many in this population have inadequate insurance to cover appropriate health care. Primary care clinicians treat transgender patients in their practices, and although not ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0715/p142.html

Screening for Suicide Risk in Adolescents, Adults, and Older Adults in Primary Care: ...

Feb 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/od2.html

Anti-Harassment Policy

Jan 11, 2019 - Read the AAFP's anti-harassment policy

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/anti-harassment.html

Conduct Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment In Primary Care - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2001 - Conduct disorder is a common childhood psychiatric problem that has an increased incidence in adolescence. The primary diagnostic features of conduct disorder include aggression, theft, vandalism, violations of rules and/or lying. For a diagnosis, these behaviors must occur for at least...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1579.html

View All AAFP News Releases and Statements

Jun 17, 2015 - View all American Academy of Family Physicians News Releases and Statements, sorted in reverse chronological order. Subscribe to the RSS feed.

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/list.html

Common Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - Over-the-counter dietary supplements to treat obesity appeal to many patients who desire a 'magic bullet' for weight loss. Asking overweight patients about their use of weight-loss supplements and understanding the evidence for the efficacy, safety, and quality of these supplements are ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1731.html

AACAP Releases Practice Parameter on Sexual Orientation, Gender Nonconformity, and ...

Aug 1, 2013 - Children and adolescents who are gay, lesbian, or bisexual, and those with gender nonconformity or gender discordance may be affected by negative attitudes, putting them at risk of certain mental health conditions. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/p202.html

Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria: A Clinical Decision Rule That Works - AFP Journal...

Jul 15, 2013 - A number of clinical decision rules have been released recently. The PERC rule is an example of one that works well because it was derived from a large number of patients, and it was internally and externally validated.

American Family Physician : AFP Journal Club

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p98.html

View All Media Kits

Jun 17, 2013 - View a list of all AAFP media kits.

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/all.html

Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2013 - What are the effects of treatments for generalized anxiety disorder in adults and children and adolescents?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0115/p122.html

AAP Releases Clinical Report on the Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, ...

Apr 1, 2012 - The number of children and adolescents using social media Web sites (e.g., Facebook) has significantly increased in the past five years. Research has shown that social media improves communication, social interaction, and technical abilities. Physicians are in a position to talk to ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/p729.html

AFP Clinical Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

AFP Clinical Answers highlights key clinical questions and and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content. The goal is to provide useful tips applicable at the point of care and remind readers of the topics we've covered.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=121&page=0

March 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...AFP Clinical Answers: Osteoporosis, Childhood Bullying, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Counseling, Inhaled Steroids Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse: Coaching Patients About Successful Blood Pressure Management Ann Lindsay; Ajay Sharma; Alan Glaseroff...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0315/

February 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians Mary M. Stephens; Hazel T. Cook-Fasano; Katherine Sibbaluca Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Editorials: Introducing AFP's Next Editor-in-Chief Jay Siwek Editorials: AFP: What's Ahead Sumi M. Sexton Cochrane...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/

November 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Childhood Bullying: Implications for Physicians James M. Lyznicki; Mary Anne McCaffree; Carolyn B. Robinowitz Common Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss Robert B. Saper; David M. Eisenberg; Russell S. Phillips Departments Keeping Up to Date Tips From Other Journals...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/

Adolescent Dating Violence - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2010 - ...sexual activity varies by state. Sexual violence can affect adolescents in dating relationships; however, dating violence also includes bullying, harassment, and other controlling behaviors that are not often required to be reported to authorities. Although there are similarities...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p428.html

Allergy and Asthma - FP Essentials

...be able to promptly recognize anaphylaxis and understand the importance of swift intervention. Children and parents should be asked about bullying that may occur because of food allergies.16 Protection against anaphylaxis is essential. All patients at risk should receive a...

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/fpe/2018/0900/472.html

January 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Psychopathologic Behavior: A Consequence of Bullying? Can Clinical Guidelines Improve the Outcomes of CAP? POEMS Practice Guidelines AAP Publishes Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis Amber Randel CDC Releases Data on Visual Impairment...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/

July 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Bullying Among Adolescents: A Challenge in Primary Care David A. Klein; Kathryn K. Myhre; Dale M. Ahrendt Medicine and Society AAFP News: AFP Edition AAFP News Now: AFP Edition Patient Information Cluster Headache Reader Services CME Course Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/

Caring for School-Aged Patients

...Kids and Bullying (familydoctor.org) Understanding Your Teen's Emotional Health (familydoctor.org) Your Child's Mental Health (familydoctor.org) Body Image (Children and Teens) (familydoctor.org) Teen Suicide (familydoctor.org) Looking for patient education to use in your...

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/school-age-patients.html

School Absences: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2018 - ...Being bullied or not feeling safe at school Having to take care of sick family members Anxiety or depression Why is missing school a problem? Children don’t do well in school if they’re not there. Students who miss a lot of school can have problems learning and making friends. They...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/p738-s1.html

AAFP Launches PSA Campaign to Educate Patients

Apr 19, 2018 - The AAFP will launch a national public service announcement campaign on May 1 to help prepare patients for important conversations.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180419psa.html

Being All Things to All Patients -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - You can do it all, or do some of it better.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p6.html

e-Nirvana: Are We There Yet? -- FPM

Mar 1, 2008 - Health information technology may revolutionize care … someday.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0300/p6.html

Taking the Family Medicine Message to the Masses

Oct 29, 2018 - Former AAFP President Richard Roberts, M.D., J.D., may have retired from his day jobs, but he's still working for family medicine.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20181029fdf-roberts.html

Quantum Sufficit - Dec 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2006 - ...palate had more behavior problems, more symptoms of depression, were less happy with their facial appearance and speech, and were teased or bullied more often than those in the control group. However, there were no significant differences in the levels of self-esteem or anxiety...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1201/p1828.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jul 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2006 - ...to 18 years of age and found that overweight and slightly overweight children who were bullied on the playground and in gym classes had more trouble losing weight. The authors also found that bullying leads directly to depression, loneliness, and anxiety toward physical activity,...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0701/p25.html

AAFP Hosts Webinar on Teen, Young Adult Preventive Care

Jul 3, 2018 - On July 12, the AAFP will host a webinar from 11:30 a.m. to noon CDT that addresses clinical preventive service recommendations for adolescents and young adults.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180703teenwebinar.html

Delegates Focus on Sexual Education, Preventing STIs

May 2, 2018 - During the 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, AAFP members acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science, including some that focused on sexual education and the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180502nccl-hops.html

Witnessing Domestic Violence: the Effect on Children - Medicine and Society - American ...

Dec 1, 2002 - ...children are at greater risk for internalized behaviors such as anxiety and depression, and for externalized behaviors such as fighting, bullying, lying, or cheating. They also are more disobedient at home and at school, and are more likely to have social competence problems, such...

American Family Physician : Medicine and Society

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2052.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jul 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2005 - ...Should bullies be sent to the doctor’s office instead of the principal’s office? Bullying has become a serious public health issue, according to researchers. According to a study published in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, bullying might be a result of cognitive and...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0701/p22.html

Ten Hard Questions About the Future of the Specialty -- FPM

Sep 1, 2005 - The Future of Family Medicine reports left some key questions unanswered.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0900/p14.html

Completing and Signing the Death Certificate - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Nov 1, 2004 - This scenario is becoming less common in primary care practice because the most common place of death (in nearly 80 percent of cases) in the United States has changed from the patient’s home to a hospital or long-term care facility. This shift in death location means that family ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1813.html

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...have been bullied or have witnessed bullying. A new Web site called Take a Stand, Lend a Hand, Stop Bullying Now! answers questions about bullying and offers suggestions for ways to prevent it. As reported in FDA Consumer, the site teaches children and adults about bullying with...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1018.html

New AAFP President Touts Rural Roots, Relishes Problem-solving

Sep 21, 2016 - AAFP News recently traveled to Centreville, Ala., to talk with AAFP President John Meigs, M.D., about his life and his work.

AAFP News : News From 2016 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2016-congress-fmx/20160921meigsqanda.html

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