Current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they have autism-related social impairments rather than problems with attention. This is important for understanding what are the right services and treatments ...
Date Posted: December 29, 2016
Categories: Adult ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...GO
Psychologists have found that children and adolescents with major depression or subthreshold forms of bipolar disorder - and who had at least one first-degree relative with bipolar disorder - responded better to a 12-session family-focused treatment ...
Categories: Bipolar, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Family Problems, Mood Swings ...GO
Science has long debated whether meeting another's gaze feels unpleasant or just uninteresting. A new study has lent support to one side of the debate with the finding that toddlers with autism are oblivious to the social information in the eyes, ...
Categories: Asperger's Syndrome, Autism spectrum disorders, Child and/or ...GO
It's always comforting to think that people can change if they're given the right conditions. If, as the philosopher John Locke suggested, we are all born as "blank slates," any writing on these slates that occurs early in life should be modifiable. ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Antisocial personality, Child and/or ...GO
Putting a student at the centre of their own learning seems like fundamental pedagogy. Obviously, we learn best when motivated and when learning is fun. Allowing us to explore our curiosity is a way to allow both. However, putting the trajectory of ...
Categories: Academic Issues, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Teenage IssuesGO
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 ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Family ProblemsGO
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
New research has found that growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one's 80s. The findings show that men who grew up in caring homes were more adept at managing ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, ...GO
For millions of parents who raise children in two homes, tricky problems and emotional volatility often greatly complicates their negotiations. The pain of lost love can propel former partners to act impulsively out of hurt, anger or spite. The fear ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Family ...GO
A new study of adolescents suggests that obtaining an insufficient amount of sleep increases variability in sadness, anger, energy and feelings of sleepiness. The study also showed that nightly fluctuations in sleep in healthy adolescents predict ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Teenage IssuesGO
“We can’t smooth over hurt feelings in our families,” Brene Brown writes. “It’s too easy for stockpiled hurt to turn into rage, resentment, and isolation. We must talk about it. Even when we don’t want to. Even when we’re tired.”
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Post Traumatic ...GO
Children's mindset about intelligence is affected by their parents.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, ParentingGO
Underage drinking is a major public health and social problem in the U.S. The ability to identify at-risk children before they initiate heavy alcohol use has immense clinical and public health implications. A new study has found that demographic ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent IssuesGO
[Part 2] Lauren Nichols, Psy.D., professor in Adler’s Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program, shares tips for parents raising children with mental illness in helping their children overcome stigma and managing their child’s ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Mental Health in AsiaGO
Merely touching money has the power to alter our behavior. Money makes us more selfish, less helpful, and less generous towards others
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent IssuesGO
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that low attention control in early adolescence is related to a genetic risk factor for four different anxiety disorders. Young teens who suffer from anxiety are also more vulnerable to ...
Categories: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Child ...GO