Psychology & Psychiatry

Friendship makes a difference in stress regulation

Social rejection can cause stress in preschoolers, adolescents, and adults. But what happens in middle childhood, a time when peer rejection can be particularly stressful and friendships are key? A new study has found that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Divorce can hit children under age five especially hard

(Medical Xpress)—Divorce is difficult for any family, but for young children it can lead to long-term behavioral problems not experienced by older children or by children of unwed parents who separate, according to a new ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hands-on dads give kids an edge

Fathers who actively engage in raising their children can help make their offspring smarter and better behaved, according to new research from Concordia University.

Oncology & Cancer

Childhood cancer survivors at greater risk in middle age

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have found that survivors of childhood cancers are four times more likely than the general population to develop a new cancer. The results are published online today in the Journal ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer in childhood can have negative impact on career readiness

(Medical Xpress) -- Young adult survivors of childhood cancer often have problems maintaining jobs and relationships, researchers have found. A new study of childhood brain tumor survivors by disability researcher David Strauser, ...

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