Archive for January, 2014

Childhood Depression Can Lead to Heart Disease by Adolescence

January 31st, 2014
Childhood Depression Can Lead to Heart Disease by AdolescenceChildhood depression is associated with inactivity, smoking, and obesity and can influence heart disease as early as the teenage years. The new study by researchers at the ...

Adult ADHD Meds May Reduce Car Accidents, Save Lives

January 31st, 2014
Adult ADHD Meds May Reduce Car Accidents, Save LivesAdults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a significant risk of being involved in serious transport accidents, such as car or motorcycle accidents, compared to ...

Unsuccessful Fertility Attempts Can Lead to Breakup

January 31st, 2014
Unsuccessful Fertility Attempts Can Lead to BreakupA new Scandinavian study reveals that women who have a child after experiencing fertility problems are more likely to remain with their partner following infertility evaluations. On the other ...

Parents’ Insecure Attachment May Hike Child’s Obesity Risk

January 31st, 2014
Insecure Attachment May Hike Child’s Obesity RiskA new University of Illinois study suggests that a shaky relationship with your parents may affect your own child's risk for obesity. In essence, the study found an absence ...

Caregiving Does Not Necessarily Cause Stress

January 31st, 2014
Caregiving Does Not Necessarily Cause Stress  Provocative new research rebuts the long-held belief that caregiving directly causes distress. According to Peter Vitaliano, Py.D., a professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Washington, ...

ADHD Associated with Communication Problems

January 30th, 2014
ADHD Associated with Communication ProblemsEmerging research suggests people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may face challenges when communicating and interacting with other people. In Canada, University of Waterloo researchers say "people with ADHD are ...

Sharing Similar Feelings Can Reduce Stress

January 30th, 2014
Sharing Similar Feelings Can Reduce StressNew research on stress coping mechanisms suggests it is beneficial to share your feelings with someone who is having a similar emotional reaction to the same scenario. Sarah Townsend, Ph.D., an ...

Childhood Anxiety Still Difficult to Treat

January 30th, 2014
Childhood Anxiety Still Difficult to TreatA new study discovers that less than half of children and young adults treated for anxiety achieve long-term relief. The federally funded research confirms that consistent follow-up and monitoring of ...

Parental Ed on Spanking Helps to Change Behavior

January 30th, 2014
Parental Ed on Spanking Helps to Change BehaviorTwo new studies show that providing parents with information that spanking can lead to short- and long-term child behavior problems may help to change parents’ opinion on ...

‘Intuitive’ Training Improves Math Scores

January 30th, 2014
'Intuitive Training Improves Math ScoresTraining students to quickly view unequal objects or patterns, then instinctively predict which group has more of a particular item, can be an effective method to improve math scores. In a ...
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