Lege Artis Medicinae

[Clinical protocol of the early childhood eating and sleep disorders outpatient clinic ]

SCHEURING Noémi1, GULÁCSI Ágnes2, ÁGOSTON Olga2, SIBA Mónika3,2, STADLER Judit4,2, BALÁZS Krisztina2, EGYED Katalin5, KECSKEMÉTI Judit2, HOLLÓSI Lilla Eszter2, DANIS Ildikó6, GERVAI Judit7, SZABÓ László2,8

JULY 18, 2022

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2022;32(06-07)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.32.021

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[In a three-part article series, we present (1) the clinical protocol used by the Early Childhood Eating and Sleep Disorders Outpatient Clinic of the Heim Pál National Pediatric Institute; (2) the follow-up monitoring methodology of treatment efficacy; and (3) the first results obtained by this moni­toring program in a three-part ar­ticle. The Clinic with in-patient background was the first in the Hungarian health care system to provide organized care by interdisciplinary methods for families of infants and young children struggling with early child­hood emotional and behavioural regulation problems. The present first article concerns the clinical protocol of our facility based on the international literature and our own prior experiences. In the literature review, we emphasize especially the early childhood range of care for eating and sleep disorders. Thus, we justify the rationale of structure and activities of our Outpatient Clinic launched in 2017 by a brief summary of the international literature. Our aim is to inspire further health care providers to set up similar interdisciplinary services by a detailed description of our facility. ]

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  1. Koragyermekkori Evés-alvászavar Ambulancia, Heim Pál Országos Gyermekgyógyászati Intézet
  2. Heim Pál Országos Gyermekgyógyászati Intézet
  3. Budapesti Korai Fejlesztő Központ
  4. Pest Megyei Pedagógiai Szakszolgálat Gödöllői Tagintézmény
  5. Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Pedagógiai és Pszichológiai Kar, Pszichológiai Intézet, Fejlődés- és Klinikai Gyermekpszichológia Tanszék
  6. Semmelweis Egyetem EKK, Mentálhigiéné Intézet
  7. MTA TTK Kognitív Idegtudományi és Pszichológiai Intézet
  8. Semmelweis Egyetem, Egészségtudomány Kar, Családgondozási Módszertani Tanszék

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