News tagged with peers
One quarter of British lawmakers believe there is an "unhealthy" drinking culture in the Houses of Parliament, according to a survey published on Friday.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenagers are risk-takers—they're more likely than children or adults to experiment with illicit substances, have unprotected sex, and drive recklessly. But research shows that teenagers have the knowledge and ability to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New parents are pleased when their baby gains weight as expected, but if the rate of weight gain is slow parents can become worried and concerned about their child's future size.
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Some children who are accurately diagnosed in early childhood with autism lose the symptoms and the diagnosis as they grow older, a study supported by the National Institutes of Health has confirmed. The research team made ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 26, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(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
(Medical Xpress)—No matter which way you look at it, rejection hurts. Experiencing rejection from a boss, a friend, or a partner is difficult enough for many adults to handle. But adolescents, who are dealing with the one-two ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to alcohol and drug use, peers can be just as influential online as they are in person, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health say.
Addiction Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Teens who "sext" sexually explicit texts or images are probably taking other sexual risks as well, with new research indicating these adolescents are seven times more likely to be sexually active ...
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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 |
(HealthDay) -- Teens who play on three or more sports teams are much less likely to be overweight or obese than their peers who don't play a sport, new research finds.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research by psychologists at three North American universities, including the University of British Columbia, finds that parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning from life than non-parents.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Infants and toddlers who have been treated for cancer tend to reach certain developmental milestones later than do their healthy peers, say researchers at the National Institutes of Health and in Italy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well ...
Sleep apnea Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young teens who watch a lot of movies featuring alcohol are twice as likely to start drinking compared to peers who watch relatively few such films, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |