News tagged with conflicts
Homophobia linked to lack of awareness of one's sexual orientation and authoritarian parenting, study shows
Homophobia is more pronounced in individuals with an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex and who grew up with authoritarian parents who forbade such desires, a series of psychology studies demonstrates. The study is ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 07, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 0 |
A new study has looked into how our psychology concerning war and conflict may have been shaped by our evolutionary past.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 7
For the human brain, learning a new task when rules change can be a surprisingly difficult process marred by repeated mistakes, according to a new study by Michigan State University psychology researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
In one recording, a mom spanks her 3-year-old 11 times for fighting with his sister. In another, a mom slaps her son for turning the page of a book while she reads to him. In still another, a mom spanks her 5-year-old when ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 22, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 7
(Medical Xpress)—New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals why some children are badly affected by negative family conflicts while other children survive without significant problems.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Major philanthropic foundations in global health, which often influence and shape the international global health agenda, have links with food and pharmaceutical corporations that could constitute a conflict of interest to ...
Other Apr 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Multicultural daycares don't necessarily foster a desire for kids of visibly different ethnicities to play together. A study on Asian-Canadian and French-Canadian preschoolers has found these children may have a preference ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
MIT postdoc Emile Bruneau has long been drawn to conflict — not as a participant, but an observer. In 1994, while doing volunteer work in South Africa, he witnessed firsthand the turmoil surrounding ...
Neuroscience Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Behavioral problems in preschoolers may mirror the intensity and frequency of their parents marital conflict and signal possible child maltreatment, suggests a new study co-written by Jun Sung Hong, ...
Pediatrics Jun 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—"Wisdom comes with winters," Oscar Wilde once said. And it's certainly comforting to think that aging benefits the mind, if not the body. But do we really get wiser as time passes?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
High levels of drinking have repeatedly been shown to predict divorce. The most cited explanation for this is that excessive alcohol use disrupts daily tasks and functioning, and increases spousal conflicts. A study of the ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
21 minutes to marital satisfaction: Study shows how minimal intervention can preserve marital quality over time
Marital satisfaction—so critical to health and happiness – generally declines over time. A brief writing intervention that helps spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict could be the answer.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Marital conflict is a significant source of environmental stress for children, and witnessing such conflict may harm children's stress response systems which, in turn, may affect their mental and intellectual development.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new survey of hospice care in the United States says that the rapidly growing role of for-profit companies in providing end-of-life care for terminally ill patients raises serious concerns about whose interests are being ...
Health May 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There are many products that are publicised as cures for acne, often at considerable expense to both consumers and the health-care system, but there is very little evidence of which ones work best and for whom. Few studies ...
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
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