Psychology & Psychiatry

How parenting affects antisocial behaviors in children

Less parental warmth and more harshness in the home environment affect how aggressive children become and whether they lack empathy and a moral compass, a set of characteristics known as callous-unemotional (CU) traits, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Callous and unemotional traits show in brain structure of boys only

Callous-unemotional traits are linked to differences in brain structure in boys, but not girls. This reports a European research team led by the University of Basel and University of Basel Psychiatric Hospital in a study ...

Pediatrics

Early puberty in girls may take mental health toll

(HealthDay)—A girl who gets her first menstrual period early in life—possibly as young as 7—has a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors that last at least into her 20s, a new study suggests.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Do violent communities foster violent kids?

Children and adolescents regularly confronted with violence in their community have a greater tendency to show antisocial behavior. This finding was reported by researchers from the University of Basel and the University ...

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