News tagged with school environment
The availability of sugar-sweetened or diet soda in schools does not appear to be related to students' overall consumption, except for African-American students, who drink more soda when it's available at ...
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There is a clear link between children's use of humour and their susceptibility to being bullied by their peers, according to a major new study released today by Keele University.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
School violence is a very important social issue world-wide. It poses a significant threat to the health, achievement, and well-being of students. Although the most highly published incidents involve serious physical violence, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
High school students whose friends' average grade point average (GPA) is greater than their own have a tendency to increase their own GPA over the course of a year, according to research published February 13 in the open ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who are bullied online or by mobile phone are just as likely to skip school or consider suicide as kids who are physically bullied, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
How are non-heterosexual people affected by discrimination endured in the school environment due to their affective-sexual orientation? This question was the starting point in the PhD thesis produced by the researcher Aitor ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—School physicians play an important role in promoting the biopsychosocial well-being of children in school settings, and every school district should have a school physician, according to an ...
Pediatrics Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Strong school smoking-prevention programs and high cigarette prices can reduce smoking among high school students, according to a new study.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University and the Pennsylvania State University finds that parental involvement is more important than the school environment when it comes to preventing or ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even on the playground, our friends know us better than we know ourselves. New research has revealed that your childhood peers from grade school may be able to best predict your success as an adult.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Parents of young children hope for a successful kindergarten experience that will set their youngsters on the right path of their educational journey. Some worry about their kids not adapting to the school environment, particularly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
(HealthDay) -- There is limited evidence that the school environment impacts adolescent mental health, according to a review published online April 2 in Pediatrics.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young children exposed to a harshly punitive school environment are more inclined to lie to conceal their misbehaviour than are children from non-punitive schools, a study of three- and four-year-old West African children ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 4