child behaviour

Stigma and parenting a child with an emotional or behavioural disorder
Stigma and parenting a child with an emotional or behavioural disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Studies in Australia, America, and China, to name a few, consistently show that a large majority of parents experience stigma. Kim Eaton (Registered Psychologist and PhD Candidate) and Dr Jeneva Ohan (Registered Psychologist and Senior Lecturer) in the School of ... Read More »

Girls start school with more behavioural skills that predict success
Girls start school with more behavioural skills that predict success (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Girls more than boys are starting school with more of the behavioural skills that have been shown to predict academic success. QUT’s Professor Susan Walker said the behavioural skills of children in classrooms in Prep/Reception and Year 1 was a ... Read More »

Parents’ Use of Emotional Feeding Increases Emotional Eating in School-Age Children
Parents’ Use of Emotional Feeding Increases Emotional Eating in School-Age Children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Emotional eating—eating when you feel sad or upset or in response to another negative mood—is not uncommon in children and adolescents, but why youth eat emotionally has been unclear. Now a new longitudinal study from Norway has found that school-age ... Read More »

Dangerous dreams: the health consequences of children’s snoring
Dangerous dreams: the health consequences of children’s snoring (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from Monash University – that will continue to be undertaken at the newly opened Monash Children’s Hospital – reveals this snoring is not harmless but may have long term cardiovascular, neurocognitive and behavioural implications. Up to 30% of children snore, with ... Read More »

Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children’s Skills in Kindergarten
Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children’s Skills in Kindergarten (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the United States, estimates show that a substantial number of children under age 5 live in households that are food insecure. That means that they do not have food, or they lack sufficient quantity or quality of food to ... Read More »

Insufficient sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioural problems in later years
Insufficient sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioural problems in later years (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital paediatrician finds that children ages 3 to 7 who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control and peer relationships in mid-childhood.  Reported online in the ... Read More »

Household chaos makes bringing up children with ADHD more difficult
Household chaos makes bringing up children with ADHD more difficult (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers often observe inadequate parenting, a negative emotional climate and household chaos in families of children with ADHD. A research group at Goethe University Frankfurt and the universities of Bremen, Heidelberg, Tübingen and Kiel has now explored how these factors ... Read More »

Which household chores do kids do?
Which household chores do kids do? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The University of Melbourne and Australia’s national broadcaster are teaming up to solve one of the biggest mysteries at the heart of family life: which chores do kids do around the home? The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health ... Read More »

Harsh Parenting Predicts Low Educational Attainment Through Increasing Peer Problems and Risky Behaviour
Harsh Parenting Predicts Low Educational Attainment Through Increasing Peer Problems and Risky Behaviour (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children exposed to harsh parenting are at greater risk of having poor school outcomes. A new longitudinal study sought to determine why. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh who conducted the study suggest that both direct and indirect effects of ... Read More »

Tips for preparing children for school
Tips for preparing children for school (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How parents and teachers can help kids do their best: From dealing with anxious kids or those more gifted, to the power of reading, University of Sydney health and education experts share their tips to help parents and teachers kick off ... Read More »

 
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