Commentary: The Use of Health and Behavior Codes in Pediatric Psychology: Where Are We Now?

McAuliffe Lines, Meghan; Tynan, W. Douglas; Angalet, Gwendoline B.; Shroff Pendley, Jennifer
June 2012
Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Jun2012, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p486
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the current status of the use of Health and Behavior (H&B) codes by pediatric psychologists. We address the rationale for the use of these codes in a pediatric psychology setting, practice updates since the codes were initiated, and our experience with utilizing these codes in one pediatric hospital. We conclude with a summary of our assertions and future directions for policy and practice.


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