parent-child relationship

Pushing kids into sport too early may backfire
Pushing kids into sport too early may backfire (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Pushing kids into sport too early can backfire, with new research showing children who start at age four or five are more likely to drop out of that sport or stop doing sport altogether. Victoria-wide sport participation data funded by ... Read More »

New chapter for youth mental health at University of Technology Sydney
New chapter for youth mental health at University of Technology Sydney (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Two deeply personal stories set the tone at the event to launch The Kidman Centre UTS, formerly known as the UTS Health Psychology Unit, founded in 1985 by Professor Antony Kidman. One was a poignant speech by 19-year-old Lucia Hawley, ... Read More »

Traditional roles still rule
Traditional roles still rule (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In Australia both in policy and practice, men are expected to be primary breadwinners while women are filling roles as primary caregivers for both children and the household. A study at Flinders University has found that this leads some men ... Read More »

Childhood communication enhances brain development, protecting against harmful behaviours
Childhood communication enhances brain development, protecting against harmful behaviours (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children with greater parent communication in early adolescence have less harmful alcohol use and emotional eating in young adulthood, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry. The 14-year study, which followed participants from 11 to 25 years old, identified that ... Read More »

‘Invisible’ children of imprisoned parents at risk of falling through the cracks
‘Invisible’ children of imprisoned parents at risk of falling through the cracks (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study by Perth’s Telethon Kids Institute has found children with a parent who has gone to prison are significantly more likely to have poor development outcomes – yet many risk being overlooked because there is no standard system in ... Read More »

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 »

 
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