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Mental health of separated families
Mental health of separated families (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

USC Psychology researchers are examining the impacts of Australia’s family law system on parents and children going through separations and custody negotiations. PhD student Leanne Francia is seeking participants for an anonymous online survey for her project exploring the relationships ... Read More »

Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health
Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children. Recent University of Illinois research looks at overall health, depression, and smoking as a health-related behaviour and finds that, for girls, all three are worse. “Girls’ health is ... 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 »

Child-focused family mediation service
Child-focused family mediation service (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

QUT has launched the first university-run family mediation service in Australia to help separating couples make sound decisions for their children. The new QUT Family Mediation Service, being run in Brisbane by QUT Health Clinics, offers an affordable solution to ... Read More »

Divorce fuels sugary beverage consumption
Divorce fuels sugary beverage consumption (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children of recently separated or divorced families are likelier to drink sugar-sweetened beverages than children in families where the parents are married, putting them at higher risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study from San Francisco ... Read More »

Help to navigate divorce
Help to navigate divorce (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Divorce doesn’t have to spell disaster for children or their parents, says the author of a University of Queensland program designed to help families after separation. Triple P founder and co-author of UQ’s 12-week Family Transitions Triple P program Professor ... Read More »

Service helps mediate family break-ups
Service helps mediate family break-ups (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Family break-ups can be messy. Resolving disputes is often emotional, costly and despite good intentions the child’s best interests get forgotten in the fight. A new QUT Family Mediation Service, being trialed in Brisbane by QUT Health Clinics, offers a solution to ... Read More »

Children of divorced parents more likely to start smoking
Children of divorced parents more likely to start smoking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Both daughters and sons from divorced families are significantly more likely to initiate smoking in comparison to their peers from intact families, shows a new analysis of 19,000 Americans. This University of Toronto study, published online this month in the ... Read More »

Women with less education than their mothers risk poor mental health
Women with less education than their mothers risk poor mental health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with significantly lower levels of education than their parents are at higher risk of poor mental health, a new University of Queensland study has found. UQ School of Population Health researchers, Dr Leigh Tooth and Professor Gita Mishra found ... Read More »

Diverse post-divorce parenting arrangements on the increase
Diverse post-divorce parenting arrangements on the increase (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study mapping when children spend time with their father after divorce, has revealed a shift away from children only spending time with their father every second weekend. The study, based on a random sample of 408 separated parents ... Read More »

 
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