teenager behaviour

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 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Depression in teenagers
Depression in teenagers August 15, 2015 (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The teen years are tough, emotions are raw and behaviours are unpredictable. Through the turbulence of it all, it can be difficult to tell the difference between normal teen behaviour and something more troublesome. How do we know when typical ... Read More »

Teens’ overall substance use declining, but marijuana use rising in US
Teens’ overall substance use declining, but marijuana use rising in US August 8, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Marijuana use in teenagers is on the rise, while cigarette and alcohol use are stable or declining, according to health statistics researchers. In particular, black teens are using more marijuana than in recent decades. “Our analysis shows that public health ... Read More »

Parents help young drivers stay safe
Parents help young drivers stay safe July 25, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Parents play an important part in helping young drivers comply with road rules and thereby reducing traffic violations and accidents according to a Griffith University study. Dr Lyndel Bates from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and QUT researchers ... Read More »

Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply
Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply July 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A clamp down on bottle shops selling alcohol to underage customers and a commitment by parents not to supply or allow their teens to use alcohol has been successful in reducing underage alcohol supply in Geelong. Geelong was one of ... Read More »

Did the alcopops tax do the trick in reducing alcohol related harm?
Did the alcopops tax do the trick in reducing alcohol related harm? June 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Hospital emergency department presentations for young people significantly decreased following the introduction of the alcopops tax in 2008, according to a new UNSW-led study published in the journal BMC Public Health. The study is the first to examine the longer ... Read More »

Tackling secondary school homelessness
Tackling secondary school homelessness June 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that community service groups and schools need to work more closely together to assist and prevent homelessness in secondary school youth. The report, Couch Surfing Secondary Students: The Yarra Ranges Youth Homelessness Prevention Project, was ... Read More »

Family support is key to crime prevention
Family support is key to crime prevention June 11, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The long-term effects of family support on crime prevention in disadvantaged Australian communities have been relatively unknown until now. In an Australian first, using a longitudinal database of almost 5000 children between the ages of 4 and 12, Griffith University ... Read More »







 
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