Pediatric Bipolar Kid Book Review

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Pavuluri, M. (2008). What works for bipolar kids: Help and hope for parents (Kindle ed.). New York, New York: Guilford Press.
Pavuluri wrote this amazing book that breaks down almost every detail of pediatric Bi-polar. This book is written in an easy to read format for parents who may have just heard this diagnosis for the first time. Pavuluri does a great job of breaking down the information that has been thrown at them so far and the information they need to get their child the best treatment available.
The book begins with an introduction and then a short glossary of terms specific to Pediatric Bi-Polar Disorder. This book is broken up into three main parts The Facts and Fundamental: Knowing the Playground, Treatment that can Help your …show more content…

She describes her RAINBOW THERAPY which is combined with medicine to make up the (MITY-BD). RAINBOW THERAPY stand for routine, affect regulation, I can do it, no negative thoughts, balanced lifestyle, Optimal problem solving, and ways to get support. One of the main themes of the book is that your child does not have Bi-Polar because you have been a bad parent or that there is anything you could have done to prevent this. In fact she even says “spare the rod and spoil the child, or spare the love and spoil the child” (Pavuliri 2008. p.1598) because children with Pediatric Bi-Polar do not actually responded well to discipline. This does not mean they should not have responsibilities or standards. It does however mean a typical parenting plan may not be effective. So the most important thing a parent should realize after diagnosis is there is no wat this is your …show more content…

D., & Pear, J. J. (2014). Analysis of the interaction between experimental and applied behavior analysis. Journal Of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47(2), 380-403. doi:10.1002/jaba.124 This article focuses on experimental and applied behavior analysis. They begin their article with the history of how the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) began. The JEAB or Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB) was receiving a quit a collection of new techniques and theories in both clinical and experimental. It was after this time and the JABA was made. There quickly became a divide between experimental and behavioral analysis.
The authors believe that this divide was made stronger by four main factors. Those factors include editorial polices, exigence of funding agencies, leadership leaning towards translational research, and the rise of functional analysis. They choose to compare the two studies by a multitude of factors including the degrees of interaction, changes of the history individuals and topics. The study they ultimate set up is about how social networks cause a lot of collaborative work and ultimately what coauthors can bring to the table as far as research in the two perspective fields. They started their first study by pulling back issues of both JABA and JEAB and pulling authors names to see if any overlapped and if they had a coauthor. The study proved that over the three decades there was an increase

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