News tagged with fathers
(HealthDay)—Fathers interested in creating a sense of closeness with their daughters should look for fun things to do together, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The most frequent turning point in father-daughter relationships is shared activity—especially sports—ahead of such pivotal events as when a daughter marries or leaves home, according to a study by Baylor University researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Coming out to one's family can be stressful, but gay black males face a unique set of personal, familial and social challenges.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Hideaki Kato discovered his true identity by accident. During his medical training a decade ago, the now 39-year-old Japanese doctor was performing blood tests on family members when he learned something ...
Other Jan 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
A large body of research has focused on the ability of oxytocin to facilitate social bonding in both marital and parenting relationships in human females. A new laboratory study, led by Dr. Ruth Feldman from Bar-Ilan University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fear of visiting the dentist is a frequent problem in paediatric dentistry. A new study confirms the emotional transmission of dentist fear among family members and analyses the different roles that mothers and fathers might ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the University of Bath have worked with local schools and families to assess how important father figures are in their children's education and upbringing.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Closer sleeping proximity between fathers and children is associated with a greater decrease in the father's testosterone level, with possible implications for parenting behavior. The full report is published Sep. 5 in the ...
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Although mothers are usually the ones who have "the birds and the bees" talks with their children, with targeted prompting and guidance, fathers will also step up to the plate. That's the finding of a study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children whose fathers are more positively engaged with them at age three months have fewer behavioural problems at age twelve months, according to new research funded by the Wellcome Trust. The study suggests that interventions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
When the going gets tough, the tough ought to thank their fathers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 15, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- If your father and grandfather waited until they were older before reproducing, you might experience life-extending benefits.
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (14) | 8 |
(AP) -- The father of a young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria says his daughter is now breathing on her own.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When a teenager has an argument with their father, who do they seek out to talk through the situation? Do they turn to mom or dad? Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston explored this question ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Dads with 'postnatal' depression are more likely to fix on negatives and be more critical of themselves when talking to their new babies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A father is defined as a male parent of any type of offspring. The adjective "paternal" refers to father, parallel to "maternal" for mother. The verb "to father" means to procreate or to sire a child from which also derives the gerund "fathering".
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