Psychology & Psychiatry

Stressed parents rely on junk food for kids

Stressed-out people make bad food decisions, eating higher-calorie foods and eating more often. Stressed-out parents may be making those unhealthy choices for the children who depend on their judgment, new research finds.

Pediatrics

Adopted children should undergo comprehensive health evaluation

(HealthDay)—Children who join families through the process of adoption should undergo a comprehensive health evaluation shortly after placement in an adoptive home, according to a clinical report published online April ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindful parenting shapes emotional health of youth, study shows

Young adults who were raised by parents who were supportive of them expressing emotions tend to be more emotionally healthy and report lower levels of depression and anxiety, according to a study led by a Georgia State psychology ...

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