Clinical Trials

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Children encouraged to be fearless, not anxious
Children encouraged to be fearless, not anxious May 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland researchers are seeking families of anxious children to participate in a ground-breaking intervention called Fear-less. Professor Matthew Sanders from the School of Psychology said an anxious child could suffer from problems with low self-esteem, social isolation, academic ... Read More »

Parents invited to take part in free AD/HD parenting program
Parents invited to take part in free AD/HD parenting program May 12, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A well-known parenting program will be offered free of charge to parents who have children diagnosed with AD/HD, in evening sessions during the third school term of 2015. Hosted by Macquarie’s Department of Psychology to evaluate the program’s effectiveness, parents ... Read More »

Try a little self-kindness: help for stressed-out new mums
Try a little self-kindness: help for stressed-out new mums April 29, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s 3am, the baby’s been crying for hours, your partner’s on night shift, no one’s going to appreciate a phone call at this hour for help. You feel you could lose your mind: “This wouldn’t happen to those mothers on ... Read More »

Participants sought for study on caring for a child using Insulin Pump Therapy
Participants sought for study on caring for a child using Insulin Pump Therapy April 9, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in being part of a study on using Insulin Pump Therapy? The Paediatric & Adolescent iNsulin Pump Decision Aid – a novel intervention Project, is run by the Paediatric Diabetes Centre, Royal Hobart Hospital & School of Nursing ... Read More »

Testing treatments for children’s behaviour disorders
Testing treatments for children’s behaviour disorders April 8, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most parents have times when their defiant, argumentative child seems like an antagonistic alien. Hostile, boundary-pushing behaviour is usually part of normal childhood development. However, when the behaviour isn’t transient, when it’s intense and relentless, when it disrupts the family ... Read More »

Don’t let sweet treats leave a sour taste this Easter
Don’t let sweet treats leave a sour taste this Easter April 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Waking to a chocolate egg or two on Easter Sunday is a pleasure most children look forward to, but parents are advised to be moderate and not shower kids with a mountain of chocolate they will be eating for weeks ... Read More »

Queensland program to prevent childhood obesity
Queensland program to prevent childhood obesity April 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Queensland families can sign up to a free government-funded healthy lifestyle program being run state-wide from April that can potentially transform their lives and which offers a fresh start following the Easter holidays. The PEACH (Parenting, Eating and Activity for ... Read More »

Improving post-natal care
Improving post-natal care March 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

What impact do modern parents’ behaviours have on the early physical development and maturity of infants? This question is being answered in a ground-breaking Western Australian study. The I-Chat study is investigating the influence of parents’ caregiving and the physical ... Read More »

Getting to the point of parenting
Getting to the point of parenting March 16, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why do people really have kids? While most parents might think they know the answer, research suggests this age-old question, in fact, remains mostly unanswered. In response, and as ABS statistics indicate the number of children born in Australia has been on ... Read More »

Hearing parents: research to examine effective school relationships
Hearing parents: research to examine effective school relationships February 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The relationship between parents and schools is in the spotlight as part of new research at Charles Sturt University (CSU). Graduate Certificate (Educational Research) student Kathryn Dalton is currently researching the relationship between parents, guardians and carers, and schools to ... Read More »







 
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