Highlighted DBPNet Publications



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The highlighted publications listed below include a link to the official abstract and a family summary. Developed for patients, families, and physicians, the family summaries provide a brief overview of each publication including background information, overall purpose, key findings, and conclusions.

Loe IM, Blum NJ, Shults J, et al.. Adverse Effects of α-2 Adrenergic Agonists and Stimulants in Preschool-Age ADHD: A DBPNet Study. J Pediatr. 2023 Jan; S0022-3476(23)00021-5. PMID: 36649794
Barbaresi W, Cacia J, Friedman S, Fussell J, Hansen R, Hofer J, Roizen N, Stein REK, Vanderbilt D, Sideridis G. Clinician Diagnostic Certainty and the Role of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule in Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis in Young Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2022 Dec; 176(12):1233-1241. PMID: 36251287
Angkustsiri K, Fussell JJ, Bennett A, Schauer J, Ramirez-Celis A, Hansen RL, Van de Water J. Pilot Study of Maternal Autoantibody-Related Autism. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2022 Oct; 43(8):465-471. PMID: 35943360 Read a Family Summary
Harstad E, Shults J, Barbaresi W, Bax A, Cacia J, Deavenport-Saman A, Friedman S, LaRosa A, Loe I, Mittal S, Vanderbilt D, Blum N. Preschool Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Telephone Medication Management at Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Network Sites. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Aug; 42(6):481-484. PMID: 33929397 Read a Family Summary
High P, Silver E, Stein R, Roizen N, Augustyn M, Blum N and the DBPNet Steering Committee. Do referral factors predict a Probable Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis? A DBPNet Study. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Jun; S1876-2859(21)00277-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34098175
Harstad E, Shults J, Barbaresi W, Bax A, Cacia J, Deavenport-Saman A, Friedman S, LaRosa A, Loe IM, Mittal S, Tulio S, Vanderbilt D, Blum NJ. α2-Adrenergic Agonists or Stimulants for Preschool-Age Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. JAMA. 2021 May; 325(20):2067-2075. PMID: 33946100; PMCID: PMC8097628 Read a Family Summary
Huffman LC, Hubner LM, Hansen RL. Autism-Focused Online Training in Shared Decision-Making: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Apr; 42(3):173-181. PMID: 3375 PMID: 337598469846
Feinburg F, Augustyn M, Broder-Fingert S, Bennett A, Weitzman C, Kuhn J, Hickey E, Chu A, Levinson J, Sandler Eilenberg J, Silverstein M, Cabral HJ, Patts G, Diaz-Linhart Y, Rosenberg J, Miller J, Guevara JP, Fenick AM, Blum N. Effect of family navigation on diagnostic ascertainment among children at risk for autism: A randomized clinical trial from DBPNet. JAMA Pediatr. 2021 Jan; Online ahead of print. PMID: 33427861
Walls M, Curtin C, Phillips S, Eliasziw M, Jackel C, Must A, Bandini L, Broder-Fingert S. Developmental and behavioral pediatricians’ diagnosis and coding of overweight and obesity in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2020 May; 41(4):258-264. PMID: 32040046 Read a Family Summary
Augustyn M, Silver EJ, Blum NJ, High P, Roizen N, Stein REK. DBP Evaluations in DBPNet Sites: Is race/ethnicity a significant factor in care?. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 2020 Jan; 41(1):23-30. PMID: 31335580 Read a Family Summary
Broder-Fingert S, Qin S, Goupil J, Rosenberg J, Augustyn M, Blum N, Bennett A, Weitzman C, Guevara JP, Fenick A, Silverstein M, Feinberg E. A mixed-methods process evaluation of Family Navigation implementation for autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2019 Jul; 23(5):1288-1299. PMID: 30404548 Read a Family Summary
Won DC, Feldman HM, Huffman LC. Sleep problem detection and documentation in children with ASD and ADHD by developmental-behavioral pediatricians: A DBPNet study. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 2019 Jan; 40(1):20-31. PMID: 30589766 Read a Family Summary
Schwartz J, Huntington N, Laverdiere M. Toomey M, Bevans K, Blum NJ, Bridgemohan C. Measuring family involvement for children with autism: A DBPNet study. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2018 Dec; 83:18-27. PMID: 30092382 Read a Family Summary
Blum NJ, Shults J, Harstad E, Wiley S, Augustyn M, Meinzen-Derr JK, Wolraich ML, Barbaresi WJ. Common use of stimulants and alpha-2 agonists to treat preschool attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A DBPNet study. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 2018 Sep; 39(7):531-537. PMID: 29851669 Read a Family Summary
Stein REK, Silver EJ, Augustyn MC, Blum NJ, High P, Roizen NJ. Private versus medicaid developmental behavioral referrals: Do they differ? A DBPNet Study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2018 May; 39(4): 325-334. PMID: 29557857 Read a Family Summary
Roizen N, Stein REK, Silver EJ, High P, Augustyn MC, Blum NJ. Academic developmental-behavioral pediatric faculty at DBPNet sites: Changing composition and interests. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 38(9):683-689. PMID: 28914731 Read a Family Summary
Jackel C, Shults J, Wiley S, Meinzen-Derr J, Augustyn M, Blum NJ. Factors associated with developmental behavioral pediatricians prescribing psychotropic medication to children with autism spectrum disorder: A DBPNet study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2017 Oct; 38(8):584-592. PMID: 28816917 Read a Family Summary
Blum NJ, Feldman HM, Barbaresi WJ, Schonfeld DJ, Hansen RL, Forrest CB. Research priorities for developmental-behavioral pediatrics: a DBPNet consensus study. Journal of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. 2012 Jul; 33:509-516. PMID: 22710856 Read a Family Summary