Psychology & Psychiatry

How to help children recover from the trauma of disaster

In any culture, children hit by a natural disaster will see family members undergo huge amounts of stress and worry. They may be forced to live in temporary accommodation, and experience many changes to their usual routines ...

Health

Choosing a great family dog

(HealthDay)—A dog can be a great addition to your household. But how do you choose the right one for your family?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Family pets boost child development

Growing up with a pet can bring social, emotional and educational benefit to children and adolescents, according to a new University of Liverpool study. Youngsters with pets tend to have greater self-esteem, less loneliness, ...

Health

Study shows how children relate to their pets

In a study of more than 1,000 school children, scientists at the University of Liverpool have shown that the bond between a child and their pet is a significant part of growing up in families from a variety of social and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Change, conflict act as milestones of life memorie

(Medical Xpress)—What will your kids remember about the life stories you tell them? New University of Alberta research shows that they're likely to be able to recall transitional moments you share with them, be it promotions ...

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