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Should Parents Be More Compassionate to Themselves?
Should Parents Be More Compassionate to Themselves? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research to date has demonstrated self-compassion to be an important resource in coping with life’s adversity. However, little is known about self-compassion in the parenting context. Researchers at the University of New England are conducting a study investigating the impact ... Read More »

How much do grandparents matter?
How much do grandparents matter? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren – and how to help fix it. JCU researcher Associate Professor Susan Gair is conducting research in partnership ... Read More »

The stigma experiences of parents of children with mental health problems
The stigma experiences of parents of children with mental health problems (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the University of Western Australia are seeking parents of children with mental health problems to take part in a study that will explore parents’ experiences. “Our research so far has indicated that as a result of having a ... Read More »

Postnatal depression app
Postnatal depression app (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research into postnatal depression is going high-tech, with scientists from The University of Queensland launching a free mobile phone app aimed at studying the genetics behind the condition. The iOS app, called PPD ACT, will survey women who have experienced ... Read More »

Men at work: study probing fathers’ work-life balance
Men at work: study probing fathers’ work-life balance (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The work-life balance of Adelaide fathers, and the culture of companies in which they work, is at the centre of new University of Adelaide research. Ashlee Borgkvist, PhD student from the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health, wants to ... Read More »

New diagnostic tool can detect psychopathic traits in pre-schoolers
New diagnostic tool can detect psychopathic traits in pre-schoolers (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Indications of psychopathic traits can be reliably observed in children as young as three, allowing children at risk to undergo earlier treatment, a new study suggests. Callous-unemotional (CU) traits, including a lack of empathy and remorse, are similar to the ... Read More »

Boosting confidence in shy kids
Boosting confidence in shy kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Would you like to know how to boost your shy/sensitive child’s confidence and reduce their fears and anxieties? You are invited to take part in a new study of an online parenting program. The program, called ‘Cool Little Kids Online’ ... Read More »

Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons
Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million project to support fathers to manage aggressive behaviours in their sons. With the participation rates of fathers in parenting programs non-existent in some parts of Australia, UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million ... Read More »

Study looks at coping with separation and divorce
Study looks at coping with separation and divorce (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 »

Keeping children safe
Keeping children safe (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The “ASK-Young People” (ASK-YP) survey is part of a larger study exploring what children and young people aged 10 to 18 experience and think about safety in institutional contexts. The study has been commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional ... Read More »

 
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