raising teenagers

Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens
Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens November 29, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Reader question My sixteen year old son left his mobile phone lying in reach of his three year old brother the other day. When I rescued it, the first thing I saw on the screen was a topless photo of ... Read More »

Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people
Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people October 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

World-first research by the University of Sydney reveals that junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases. Published in the American Journal of Public Health, the new ... Read More »

Gender identity and mental health
Gender identity and mental health October 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian-first La Trobe University study of gender diverse and transgender young people has revealed high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts and anxiety. The beyondblue-funded report – From Blues to Rainbows – found that half were diagnosed with depression and two ... Read More »

Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying
Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying September 13, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be beneficial for their mental health. Background About 1 in 5 adolescents has experienced ... Read More »

Sexpert Q/A – Becoming sexually active too young
Sexpert Q/A – Becoming sexually active too young August 31, 2014 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Reader question: I have a daughter who will start high school next year, but is already starting to look like a little woman. I also have a son who has just done a year of high school. There is a ... Read More »

Poor sleep equal to binge drinking, marijuana use in predicting academic problems
Poor sleep equal to binge drinking, marijuana use in predicting academic problems June 14, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study shows that college students who are poor sleepers are much more likely to earn worse grades and withdraw from a course than healthy sleeping peers. Results show that sleep timing and maintenance problems in college students are ... Read More »

Gaming for good: Developing computer games with a sense of altruism
Gaming for good: Developing computer games with a sense of altruism June 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Melbourne-based community organisation is working with Deakin University Information Technology students to develop a new computer game that rewards altruistic ‘upstanding’ behaviour and helps develop conflict resolution and bullying prevention skills. Creating A Safe Supportive Environment’s (CASSE) ‘Peaceful Schools ... Read More »

Intervening early crucial to reducing self-harm
Intervening early crucial to reducing self-harm June 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

headspace says early identification and intervention is key to reducing self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young people. In its submission to the national review into the topic, headspace makes a number of recommendations that aim to increase timely access to ... Read More »

Adults at Higher Risk of Suicide Attempt if Parent Abused Alcohol
Adults at Higher Risk of Suicide Attempt if Parent Abused Alcohol May 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

People who grew up with a parent who abused alcohol may be 85% more likely to attempt suicide than people whose parents did not abuse alcohol, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. Furthermore, having divorced parents increased ... Read More »

Impact of childhood bullying still evident after 40 years
Impact of childhood bullying still evident after 40 years April 30, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to new research by King’s College London. The study is the first to look at the effects of bullying beyond early ... Read More »







 
 
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