Children and Family

A child's emotional development is likely to benefit when they are told stories.
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The MindEd consortium is looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to write and edit e-learning content as part of both the MindEd Mental Health and Healthy School Child Projects.
The number of women who experience postpartum depression is surprisingly high, new research has found.
Our  discussion paper Technique is Not Enough: A framework for ensuring that evidence-based parenting programmes are socially inclusive has been included in the latest newsletter of the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL).
An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognit
Young fathers are keen to shake off the tag of being 'deadbeat dads', new research has shown.
Medication treatment for pupils with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is viewed by teachers as a last resort.
One of the authors of the Society’s paper “Technique is not Enough (TINE)" is taking part in a panel discussion on parenting support at the Society’s
Men feel more depressed and isolated than women if they do not have children, new research has found.
Writing stories could help young people to explore their emotions.
Marital conflict can serve as a significant source of stress for young people, new research has found.
Parents in the UK are being given assistance to help them spot problematic behaviour.
A child's attitude towards food can be successfully altered.
A new study published published in the Journal of Adolescent Health suggests that family meals can contribute to good mental health in young people.
Depression in childhood could be linked to increased risk of heart problems, new research has indicated.
This week Channel 4's Bedtime Live began to shine a spotlight on a potentially tricky time of day for families. This new five-week series aims to help audiences understand the importance of sleep and give practical advice to parents and carers. Professor Tanya Byron, a Chartered member of our Society, is one of the lead presenters on the show, the first episode of which was shown at 8pm on Tuesday 19 March.
An early education provision pilot has not led to improved outcomes for young children.
Although small children love to help, you might think the support they can offer is pretty basic - you ask them to do something and they do it.
Professionals are being encouraged to complete a survey to help select the content for a new web portal designed to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people.
New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council suggests that some girls do not feel comfortable when takin
An increasing number of young people in the UK are choosing to deliberately hurt themselves.
Playing a musical instrument could prove beneficial for children with attention difficulties.
Young people are being dissuaded from childhood behaviour as early as the age of 12, it has been suggested.
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