teenager behaviour

Changes recommended in bullying report
Changes recommended in bullying report February 8, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Creating a criminal offence to cover common bullying behaviours is one of 15 recommendations in a report released today by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. Instances of suicides attributed to bullying have strengthened community desire to ensure that the seriousness ... 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 »

Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex
Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex December 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Talking about sex with parents, especially mothers, had an effect on safer sex behavior among adolescents, especially girls, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a serious public health problem because of ... Read More »

Dealing with online and offline bullying
Dealing with online and offline bullying November 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Bullying is an ongoing attempt to intimidate, hurt, belittle and isolate the individual or group. Children who are more likely to bully others often experience power imbalances and aggression from those closest to them. Bullying is difficult to ... Read More »

Can nonviolence be taught as part of a child’s education?
Can nonviolence be taught as part of a child’s education? October 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The transformative power of nonviolence has been evidenced in many contexts and by many – most notably in the work by Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King.  Professor Emeritus Magnus Haavelsrud from South African recently visited Australia to give a ... Read More »

Helping Teens with Anxiety
Helping Teens with Anxiety September 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Stress, worry and mild anxiety are natural healthy emotions for everybody, teenagers included. They help us to identify danger and the need to be cautious, they encourage a sense of importance over particular situations, relationships and events. Our ability to ... Read More »

Study looks at coping with separation and divorce
Study looks at coping with separation and divorce September 10, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

It is probably one of the most stressful times in the life of a family – the period of separation and divorce challenges parents, children, and the relationships that exist with the wider family. And depending on how couples cope ... Read More »

Engagement not punishment is key to good behaviour in schools
Engagement not punishment is key to good behaviour in schools August 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Corporal punishment, detention, suspension and expulsion are bywords associated with traditional and historic ways of maintaining discipline in schools in a bid to promote good student behaviour. But a UniSA partnered study has found when it comes to classroom discipline, ... Read More »

Mobile phones and kids’ sleep
Mobile phones and kids’ sleep August 26, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Study investigates the effects of mobile phone emissions on the sleeping patterns of kids and teens. A world-first study investigating the effects of mobile phone emissions on the sleeping patterns, brain activity and cognitive performance of children and adolescents will start ... Read More »

Young drivers under the lens: could recording driver behaviour reduce road trauma?
Young drivers under the lens: could recording driver behaviour reduce road trauma? August 18, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mark Stevenson, Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health at the Melbourne School of Design, has been awarded an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant of $530,000 to study young drivers aged 18-25 across Victoria in a program set to revolutionise ... Read More »







 
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