teenager behaviour

Stigma and parenting a child with an emotional or behavioural disorder
Stigma and parenting a child with an emotional or behavioural disorder (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Bullies and their victims more likely to want plastic surgery
Bullies and their victims more likely to want plastic surgery (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

11.5% of bullying victims have extreme desire to have cosmetic surgery, as well as 3.4% of bullies and 8.8% of teenagers who both bully and are bullied – compared with less than 1% of those who are unaffected by bullying ... 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 »

Inactivity and screen time linked to teen depression
Inactivity and screen time linked to teen depression (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Low levels of physical activity combined with high recreational screen time have been linked to poor mental health of adolescents in developing countries. Researcher Dr Asad Khan, of UQ’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, found that teenagers in Bangladesh who did ... Read More »

Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens
Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After reviewing decades of published studies, a team of paediatric, adolescent and women’s health experts concludes that regulatory, behavioural and scientific evidence supports switching oral contraceptives from prescription-only status to over-the-counter (OTC) availability. Moreover, the experts say, the evidence also ... Read More »

Intervention That Engages Youth on Ethnic and Racial Identity Can Enhance Positive Development
Intervention That Engages Youth on Ethnic and Racial Identity Can Enhance Positive Development (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study examined the Identity Project, a mental-health promotion intervention that engages youth in exploring and resolving issues around their ethnic and racial identities. It found that the program helps promote key developmental constructs that can enhance the positive ... Read More »

The last of the ‘90s babies head to uni
The last of the ‘90s babies head to uni (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Want to reach them? Forget telephone or email; try social media instead. They were born in the year that could have ended it all – right before the turn of a new century and the potential chaos the so-called Y2K ... Read More »

Positive outlook of young carers in regional Australia
Positive outlook of young carers in regional Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

“Young carers in western societies are often portrayed as ‘compromised’ and ‘missing out’ on a ‘normal’ childhood and family life,” said Dr Lester Alan Watson, who recently studied this group of carers as part of his PhD with CSU’s School of ... Read More »

Video games – a moral game changer?
Video games – a moral game changer? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With 98% of Australian households with children having at least one form of video game, it not only seems logical but indeed ethical that we discuss the moral content of videogames. A recent paper by Macquarie University researchers challenges the ... Read More »

Adolescents less likely to use sun protection than adults
Adolescents less likely to use sun protection than adults (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Results from a Curtin University led study suggest adolescents living in Western Australia are less likely to engage in sun-protective behaviours than adults, making them more susceptible to developing skin cancer in later life. Professor Simone Pettigrew from Curtin’s School ... Read More »

 
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