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Problem-Solving Education May Curtail Parental Stress Post-ASD Diagnosis
According to a study led by Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D., of Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues, problem-solving education (PSE) may scale down parental stress and depressive...more



Addressing Sexuality among People Suffering from Dementia
A new research focuses on the issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia. The study is led by Griffith University researcher Dr. Cindy Jones. The Department of Health and Aging and...more

YES! Program Tells Young People to Just Breathe
In the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, a research team from the UCLA Department of Psychiatry conducted a study on the Youth Empower Seminar, or YES!, a youth-based seminar that...more

Health Concerns among Children Vary in Race and Ethnicity
According to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, American adults view childhood obesity as the top health concern for children in 2013,...more

Community Wide Intervention Can Reduce Child Obesity
According to new study from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Tufts University School of Medicine, community-based approaches can be effective in addressing...more

Four Discovered Genes Linked With Severe Childhood Obesity
Genome-wide researchers have discovered four genes recently associated with severe childhood obesity. They also stumbled on an amplified burden of atypical structural variations in severely obese...more

Press Briefing Outlines Connection Between Air Pollution and Effects
At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more

Qigong Therapy Seen to Reduce Cocaine Addiction
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine publishes a study that reports Qigong Therapy seen to reduce cocaine dependency in early addiction recovery. The study "A Pilot Study of...more

A Neurobiological Trigger May Cause Abusive Parenting
In the quarterly journal Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, report shows that parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that triggers more...more






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