fathers

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence May 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

What your father ate before you were born could influence your health
What your father ate before you were born could influence your health December 24, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

There is increasing evidence that parents’ lifestyle and the environment they inhabit even long before they have children may influence the health of their offspring. A current study, led by researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic ... Read More »

Mental health risk for new dads
Mental health risk for new dads December 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Men can feel left out of the process, because pregnancy and childbirth are so integrally linked to the mother. Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks ... Read More »

Fathers’ mental health crucial to better parenting
Fathers’ mental health crucial to better parenting October 18, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Fathers’ psychological distress in the postnatal period is associated with lower perceptions of parenting competence, higher levels of hostile parenting and poorer outcomes for children, a new ACU study has found. The finding is part of a thesis study called ... Read More »

Men at work: study probing fathers’ work-life balance
Men at work: study probing fathers’ work-life balance October 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The work-life balance of Adelaide fathers, and the culture of companies in which they work, is at the centre of new University of Adelaide research. Ashlee Borgkvist, PhD student from the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health, wants to ... Read More »

Dads who read to their children give them an early start
Dads who read to their children give them an early start October 7, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Dads who read, draw, do puzzles and other activities are not only helping their children develop motor skills, they may also be shaping their learning ability. A recent study involving 800 children in New South Wales, led by Dr Elisabeth ... Read More »

Helping fathers manage sons
Helping fathers manage sons October 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Men’s low participation in parenting programs must be turned around to prevent violence and antisocial behaviour among future generations of boys, according to new research. The Like Father Like Son project is being led by Professor Mark Dadds at the ... Read More »

Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons
Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons September 12, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million project to support fathers to manage aggressive behaviours in their sons. With the participation rates of fathers in parenting programs non-existent in some parts of Australia, UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million ... Read More »

New challenges for Australian parents
New challenges for Australian parents July 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) honours student is researching how contemporary parents are seen by the community, as they confront new challenges like integrating work and childcare. Ms Chelsea Veitch is conducting the research as part of her dissertation for ... Read More »







 
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