Exposure to social stress impairs a mother’s ability to care for her children and can negatively impact her daughter’s ability to provide maternal care for future offspring, a new study shows.
Researchers discovered that mothers’ directiveness in play varies based on the children’s ages and the mothers’ ethnicities. The more directive the mothers were during play, the less engaged children were with them and the more negative emotion the children displayed toward their mothers.
Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.
A new study from Duke University researchers suggest treating teens for major depression could reduce their chances for developing drug or alcohol abuse problems later on.
Difference In Brain Responses To Risky Decision Making For Teens With A Family History Of Alcoholism
A new study by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University, which is to be published in April’s issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, suggests that there could be different responses apparent in the cerebellum and prefrontal cortex in teens with a family history of alcoholism, during risky decision making tasks.
Lacking material resources in a classroom and having a teacher who does not feel supported by their counterparts can have a detrimental affect on the mental health of school children, a new report suggests.
It is hard to deal with toddler temper tantrums, any parent will tell you that. New research suggests the way a parent reacts to their child’s temper tantrum might cause prolonged behavioral problems as the child develops. This is especially true for little boys.
A new report by Professor Tanya Byron suggests that parents have forgotten how to play with their children. Additionally, a third of parents interviewed for the study who do actively attempt to take part in family activities find them boring, with one in ten parents considering family play-times a waste of time.