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Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety
Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety July 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new program aimed at reducing the impact of parents’ anxiety or depression on the family is being trialled in Australia. The Let’s Talk about Children program is being offered to parents by researchers at the Krongold Centre at Monash University. The program, developed ... Read More »

Treating the emotional scars left by burns
Treating the emotional scars left by burns June 10, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Treating the emotional effects of burns in children is just as important as healing the physical scars, according to new research from ECU. Working with burn victims and their families at Princess Margaret Hospital, Lead Researcher Dr Sarah McGarry found ... Read More »

Teddy Bear Hospital aims to reduce children’s anxiety
Teddy Bear Hospital aims to reduce children’s anxiety May 30, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Today 35 University of Tasmania medical students from years 3-5 acted as “teddy doctors” at the third “Teddy Bear Hospital” visit to Albeura Street Primary School. Kindergarten and Prep children and their teddies visited different activity stations, each simulating different ... Read More »

Free online program proven to help children with anxiety
Free online program proven to help children with anxiety May 26, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A free, evidence-based program that has been proven to help prevent and treat anxiety in young people aged between 8 and 17 is now available online. The BRAVE program, which has been trialled and evaluated over the last 13 years, is ... Read More »

Tackling depression in primary school kids
Tackling depression in primary school kids May 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers have trialled a program which has shown potential to significantly reduce short-term depressive symptoms and emotional difficulties in Western Australian (WA) children attending low socio-economic status (SES) primary schools. As part of the study, 467 Year 4 ... Read More »

Effective Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders has Lasting Benefit
Effective Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders has Lasting Benefit March 9, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study published in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that the majority of youth with moderate to severe anxiety disorders responded well to acute treatment with cognitive behavioural ... Read More »

School work a worry for sleepless teens
School work a worry for sleepless teens February 1, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As Year 12 begins for thousands of South Australian students, a new Flinders University study shows teens who can’t fall asleep at night are mainly worrying about the fallout of sleeping in and missing out on school. The report, which ... Read More »

It’s more than emotional turmoil but many teens outgrow their problems
It’s more than emotional turmoil but many teens outgrow their problems January 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Almost a third of males and more than half of females have an episode of depression or anxiety during their teens. However many episodes, especially when brief in duration, are limited to these teenage years and do not carry on ... Read More »

Parents’ genes may influence children’s back to school fears
Parents’ genes may influence children’s back to school fears September 17, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many parents may have noticed their children seemed on edge during their first week of school. They may have been agitated, withdrawn or more focused on themselves, rather than what was going on around them. Such behaviours are classic symptoms ... Read More »

How parents see themselves may affect their child’s brain and stress level
How parents see themselves may affect their child’s brain and stress level August 28, 2013 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

A mother’s perceived social status predicts her child’s brain development and stress indicators, finds a study at Boston Children’s Hospital. The new study is the first to link brain function to maternal self-perception. In the study, children whose mothers saw themselves as ... Read More »







 
 
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