stress

Parenting & depression study: Fathers are at risk, too
Parenting & depression study: Fathers are at risk, too February 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In stressful family circumstances, parenthood sometimes take a bigger toll on fathers’ mental health. Scholars at Brigham Young University and Princeton conducted research that gives a better look at how various types of parents experience stress. One finding of the ... Read More »

Meal planning creates most stress for working mums
Meal planning creates most stress for working mums February 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New Flinders research shows planning dinners creates more stress for working mums than cooking itself. What’s for dinner mum? A seemingly harmless questioned asked by millions of children every day is actually the most stressful part of food-related jobs for ... Read More »

Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact
Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact February 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A social and emotional learning program started by Academy Award winning actress Goldie Hawn to help school children improve their learning abilities, be more caring, and less stressed is now backed by new scientific evidence. In a study from the ... Read More »

Lessons for school transition
Lessons for school transition February 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The transition from primary to high school can be a stressful period for students, but ECU’s School of Education lecturer Mandie Shean says there are ways parents can help to make the move as smooth as possible. Role for parents ... Read More »

Stress during pregnancy related to infant gut microbiota
Stress during pregnancy related to infant gut microbiota January 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Stress during pregnancy is often linked to physical and psychological problems in the child. But why is this? Could the infant’s gut microbiota be an underlying mechanism? An initial study of the correlation in humans has shown that babies born ... Read More »

Working dads stressed with family juggle
Working dads stressed with family juggle December 2, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New La Trobe findings based on national data of fathers with small children show almost a third of these men are experiencing high work-family conflict. This tension is having a detrimental effect on their parenting, relationships with their partners and ... Read More »

Physical and mental health the key to exam success
Physical and mental health the key to exam success November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As thousands of high school students prepare for the commencement of WACE examinations on 3 November 2014, The University of Notre Dame Australia encourages young people to achieve their potential but work within their physical capabilities. According to Andrew Duirs, ... Read More »

Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress
Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress August 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children’s stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide ... Read More »

‘Horsing around’ reduces stress hormones in youth
‘Horsing around’ reduces stress hormones in youth May 7, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress – and the evidence lies in kids’ saliva. The results are published in the American Psychological Association’s Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin this ... 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 »







 
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