raising teenagers

Breaking the barriers for first in family uni students
Breaking the barriers for first in family uni students February 24, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

“More than 50% of Australian tertiary education students are the first in their family to go to university and that number is increasing,” Dr O’ Shea, from University of Wollongong’s School of Education, said. This trend, and how universities can ... Read More »

UF/IFAS study: Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college
UF/IFAS study: Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college February 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Female students who said their dads were “involved” in their lives as teens are more likely to use protection when having sex in college, a positive sign for fathers in an era of increasingly single-parent homes, according to new University ... Read More »

Alcohol Apps aimed at young
Alcohol Apps aimed at young January 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Apps with names like “Let’s get Wasted!” and “Drink Thin” have led a James Cook University Professor to call for Government action on alcohol advertising on mobile devices. JCU’s Professor Lynne Eagle led a team studying free apps involving alcohol ... Read More »

Children & Alcohol
Children & Alcohol December 17, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Children, teenagers and alcohol is something that does exercise our minds, particularly as the holiday season approaches. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. It’s probably fair to say it’s something that exercises our minds at any time of year. And interestingly, ... Read More »

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 »







 
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