parent-child relationship

Eating together as a family helps children
Eating together as a family helps children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a new study, family meals in early childhood are found to be very beneficial on both a child’s physical and mental health over the long term. Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely ... Read More »

Risk-taking in children may reduce childhood anxiety
Risk-taking in children may reduce childhood anxiety (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new international study suggests that parents who employ challenging parent behavioural (CPB) methods – active physical and verbal behaviours that encourage children to push their limits – are likely protecting their children from developing childhood anxiety disorders. Researchers from ... Read More »

Father’s rejection may increase child’s social anxiety and loneliness
Father’s rejection may increase child’s social anxiety and loneliness (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Healthy relationships with their parents are vital for adolescents’ development and well-being, according to Penn State researchers who say rejection from fathers may lead to increases in social anxiety and loneliness. The study — conducted by Hio Wa “Grace” Mak, ... Read More »

Preventing adult mental disorders with help at kindergarten
Preventing adult mental disorders with help at kindergarten (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Being exposed to abuse or neglect before age five is the strongest predictor of whether a child will be at risk for future mental illness, a study from UNSW Sydney finds. Primary school teachers could detect children at high risk of developing ... Read More »

New centre set to create safer communities for women and children
New centre set to create safer communities for women and children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond. The CRE was officially launched ... Read More »

Young people with disability- relationships with support workers
Young people with disability- relationships with support workers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The dynamics of the relationship between young people with disability and their support worker is revealed in a new book launched in Lismore and Sydney by Southern Cross University’s Centre for Children and Young People. ‘Relationships and Recognition: Photos about ... Read More »

Good relationships with parents may benefit children’s health decades later
Good relationships with parents may benefit children’s health decades later (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later — but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor ... Read More »

Risks associated with FIFO life
Risks associated with FIFO life (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Partners of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of Queensland research suggests. School of Psychology’s Parenting ... Read More »

Sleep research offers help for babies and parents
Sleep research offers help for babies and parents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Letting babies cry themselves to sleep may not cause the emotional, behavioural or parent-child attachment issues many parents fret about, a new study led by Flinders University has found. The study’s findings, published in the June edition of American Pediatrics, ... Read More »

Baby see, baby do?
Baby see, baby do? (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

That cute thing your newborn is doing that you’ve been telling everyone about… Chances are they aren’t copying it from you. Researchers from The University of Queensland School of Psychology have recommended “modifying or abandoning” the theory that imitation is ... Read More »

 
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