Siblings bear majority of the responsibility for the spread of problem behaviors. Identifying the exact nature of that influence has proven difficult, because behavior problems in siblings can also be traced to friends, shared genetics and shared experiences with parents. Evidence describing how ...
Date Posted: November 17, 2016
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Family ProblemsGO
Among academic researchers, the term "celebrity worship" is a term that was first coined by Dr. Lynn McCutcheon and her research colleagues in the early 2000s. While seemingly common especially in young adolescents, research has pointed out that ...
The objective of this research is to evaluate stress level and identify coping skills among students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah according to their ethnicity. A total of 252 subjects were involved in this research which ...
Categories: Academic Issues, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Stress ManagementGO
In this era of increasing productivity and job efficiency, many of us often complain about being overworked. However, having too little to do at work may not be advantageous, and may even be bad for your mental health.
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Adults seem to think we're all sex-crazed emotionless teenagers who have traded relationships for one-night stands, long conversations for heart emojis, romantic dinners for Tinder dates. Hundreds of people (most of whom happen to be over 30) have ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Relationships & Marriage, ...GO
From the moment Donald Trump was declared the president-elect, many on the losing side—about half the nation—have been stunned. Gone is the future they expected. Disappeared the America they believed in, the country that represented their values ...
Categories: Grief, Loss, Bereavement, Self help groups, Self-LoveGO
Pollsters, politicians, much of the press and public are dismayed by Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the presidential election, but not neuroscientists. The bewilderment arises from an attempt to comprehend the election result rationally, but ...
Some basic rules of effective learning, informed by psychology, are already well established. Testing yourself and relearning any forgotten items is beneficial, especially so when this is done after a sufficient delay, rather than "cramming". Sleep ...
The more that intelligent people socialise with their friends, the less satisfied they are with life, new research finds. The finding challenges the accepted idea that socialising generally makes people happier. It may be that for some people - ...
Who is more persuasive: A person who expresses great certainty about his or her views, or a person who is less sure? If you are like most people, your intuition is that certainty makes you more persuasive. And this makes sense. A person who ...
In a ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan performed better than other countries in terms of making mental health care available. It was the first such ranking by the EIU. Based on the EIU’s study, the three ...
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Third Culture Kids (TCK) are children who have moved in and out of foreign countries as their parents - international business people, diplomats, missionaries, military and so on - transfer around the world. Born into one culture yet raised among ...
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child Development, ...GO
Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers face discrimination in the workplace. What forms does this take and what is the degree of discrimination experienced by LGBT persons? Sexual identity management and other coping strategies ...
Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Workplace ...GO
Gambling is a thriving form of entertainment in the UK, but may also become a form of addiction for some individuals. Just why do people gamble when "the house always wins"? Advances in brain imaging techniques are helping Cambridge scientists find ...
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In 2014 the Movember Foundation - a global charity set up in 2004 to raise funds and awareness for men's health - began highlighting mental-health issues in addition to cancer awareness. It has since become the largest funder of targeted ...
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Despite growing awareness of transgender issues in Hong Kong, rights groups say that transgender people still face an uphill battle against discrimination and unfair treatment.
Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Mental ...GO