Parent-Child Relations

Automated coaching to help parents increase their children's brushing frequency: an exploratory trial.

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Jul 29, 2013

UNLABELLED: Advances in digital communication, such as the internet, now provide a cost effective channel to reach and help families struggling to establish good oral hygiene in their homes.

Cell phones and the measurement of child neglect: the validity of the parent-child activities interview.

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Oct 09, 2008

Two multisite studies were conducted to assess the feasibility of using cell phone interviews (the Parent-Child Activities Interview) to learn more about the quality of daily parenting among high-risk mothers, including child neglect.

Remote control, umbilical cord and beyond: the mobile phone as a transitional object.

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Dec 08, 2009

This paper investigates mobile phone use as a medium of inter-generational communication. Research on teenage mobile phone use has tended to focus on its peer group functionality. In this paper, the mobile phone is examined as a transitional object in parent-teen interrelationships.

Cell phone intervention to improve adherence: cystic fibrosis care team, patient, and parent perspectives.

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Jan 27, 2010

BACKGROUND: Treatment regimens for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are time-consuming and complex, resulting in consistently low adherence rates. To date, few studies have evaluated innovative technologies to improve adherence in this population.

Predictors of attendance in a practical clinical trial of two pediatric weight management interventions.

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Oct 29, 2012

The objective of this study was to evaluate demographic and psychosocial predictors of attendance in a family-based behavioral weight management clinical trial. Ninety-three children and adolescents aged 7-17 (Mean age = 11.59, s.d.

A survey on electronic communication in pediatric clinics.

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Jul 20, 2012

OBJECTIVE: Short message service (SMS) or text messaging is growing in use in personal, business, and more recently healthcare matters. If and how a tool used in adult healthcare may be transitioned to pediatric patients must be carefully studied to minimize potential harms.

How much is too much? Limit setting and sexual acting out in a digital era.

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Oct 15, 2012

Digital media offer unique challenges to parents in terms of their efforts to shepherd their children through adolescence.

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