Pediatrics

The Battle of the DSM-V

February 24, 2010

There are few areas of medicine filled with more controversy than psychiatry. Compared to heart disease or a viral infection, mental illness is far more difficult to diagnose, with symptoms that are often vague, subjective, or difficult to [Read more]

Better Sleep, Better Learning?

February 15, 2010

Imagine a child who gets good grades in school, listens well to his teacher, and is commended for his good behavior in the classroom. Then slowly, his grades start to decline, he grows moodier, and his teacher reports that his attention often drifts [Read more]

Dr. FAQ: William Dobyns on Autism

December 1, 2009

The latest in our video series where experts from the University of Chicago Medical Center answer frequently asked questions about popular medical topics. To suggest a topic or a question, please contact the editors. Last week, we heard from Sharon [Read more]