stress

Mindful parenting reduces child stress
Mindful parenting reduces child stress February 11, 2016 (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

Mindfulness in parenting significantly reduces children’s stress levels, according to a new study by the University of Melbourne’s Director of Positive Psychology, Professor Lea Waters. While mindfulness – a present-focused, open and non-judgmental state of attention – has become a ... Read More »

Adolescents stress more with poor sleep
Adolescents stress more with poor sleep February 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates that adolescents who experience sleep problems and longer sleep duration are more reactive to stress, which could contribute to academic, behavioural and health issues. Existing studies show that nearly ... Read More »

Having time for yourself will benefit new mums
Having time for yourself will benefit new mums January 11, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that women who have time for themselves once a week or more in the first six months after childbirth have improved mental health. The findings from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study of 1500 women found that ... Read More »

Gaps in care for child trauma and stress after injury
Gaps in care for child trauma and stress after injury January 3, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international survey of hospital emergency department (ED) staff has found a gap in knowledge when dealing with child traumatic stress and providing emotional support to children admitted to hospital after injury. Through a survey of 2.648 hospital ED physicians ... Read More »

Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress
Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress December 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Ewa Geba, clinical psychologist and a parent survivor of three HSCs, provides advice for parents on what next once their child receives an ATAR. So your son or daughter is getting their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) in the next week ... Read More »

Mental health link to work life balance
Mental health link to work life balance December 5, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New findings by La Trobe researchers show employed mothers juggling work and home life face prolonged pressures and poor mental health – regardless of a child’s age or women’s socio-economic background. As part of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, ... Read More »

Australian-first parenting intervention for personality disorders
Australian-first parenting intervention for personality disorders November 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new program that helps people with personality disorders cope with the challenges of parenting was launched at UOW recently. The Project Air Strategy Parenting Program, launched on Friday 6 November by NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley at the ... Read More »

Call for calm during high-schoolers’ high-stakes testing debate
Call for calm during high-schoolers’ high-stakes testing debate November 3, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

High-stakes testing doesn’t have to push students to gamble away their future careers, with a QUT education expert suggesting schools could do more to instil values that help children deal with exam stress. Dr Judy Smeed from QUT’s Education Faculty, ... Read More »

How childhood stress can affect female fertility
How childhood stress can affect female fertility October 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Can events you endured as a child really impact your ability to have children yourself? New research in the Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology examines the mechanism by which adverse experiences in childhood impact female fertility. In their paper ... Read More »

Misunderstood mothers-to-be internalise stress
Misunderstood mothers-to-be internalise stress June 29, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The role that stigma around mental health plays in the stress of a pregnancy – and birth complications – has been thrust into the spotlight by a study from researchers at The University of Queensland. PhD candidate Aleksandra Staneva from ... Read More »







 
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