News tagged with peer pressure
(Medical Xpress)—Middle school children who completed a social-emotional skills learning program at school were 42 percent less likely to engage in physical fighting a year later, according to a new study in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research shows early dialogue between parents and children most effective in deterring teen tobacco, alcohol use
Early, substantive dialogue between parents and their grade-school age children about the ills of tobacco and alcohol use can be more powerful in shaping teen behavior than advertising, marketing or peer pressure, a University ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents can help their children avoid alcohol pitfalls during transition from high school to college
Prior research has shown that the transition from high school to college is a particularly vulnerable time, associated with increased alcohol use and risk of negative alcohol-related consequences. While studies have examined ...
Addiction Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teen-age college students are significantly more likely to abstain from drinking or to drink only minimally when their parents talk to them before they start college, using suggestions in a parent handbook ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Participant-led research, such as studies conducted via social networks, are increasingly common and have several advantages over more standard research but there are some concerns about their ethical oversight, according ...
Other Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study published in the very first issue of the new journal JAMA Psychiatry, researchers from Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, University of Montreal and King's College London have shown that personality-targeted school ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The tentacles of childhood poverty reach even further than previously thought, a new Cornell study finds.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many parents wrongly believe that allowing young children to taste alcohol may discourage them from drinking when they're teens, a new study finds.
Pediatrics Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Behavioral support from peers and primary care office staff can help patients improve their blood pressure control by as much as starting a new drug, a new study found. Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., M.A.C.P., of ...
Health May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to prevention of substance use in our tween population, turning our kids on to thought control may just be the answer to getting them to say no.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teens who more openly express their own viewpoints in discussions with their moms, even if their viewpoints disagree, are more likely than others to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members. This is because gang membership is primarily for the most antisocial of such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Adults and adolescents often adjust their behaviour and opinions to peer groups, even when they themselves know better. Researchers from the Max Planck Institutes for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The rewards outweigh the risks when you're in a group, anyway.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 8 |
An Emory University study suggests that the brain activity of teens, recorded while they are listening to new songs, may help predict the popularity of the songs.
Neuroscience Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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