Children and Family

A child's emotional and behavioural problems may be impacted differently depending on how they understand conflicts between their parents.
Children who are placed in foster care could enjoy mental health benefits as a result.
Children who suffer from sleep apnoea may be at greater risk of developing behavioural problems.
Teenage couples often break up despite handling their disagreements, unlike older partners who become happier in their relationship after resolving conflicts.
The Greek Stoic Epictetus wrote that "Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them."
Violent behaviour among girls could be reduced through regular exercise, new research has suggested.
Aggressive behaviour in adolescents could be reduced when they are able to see happiness in other people's faces.
The Society has responded to a House of Commons Public Bill Committee call for written evidence regarding the Children and Families Bill. In our memorandum, we welcomed the proposal that it is the duty of health bodies to bring certain children with special education needs to the attention of local authorities.
Mothers are less likely than other employees to remain in jobs that are male-dominated.
Exposure to negative parenting can increase the risk of a child being subject to bullying, new research has found.
Most research into cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for teenagers has focused on whether it works or not, with largely positive results.
Children at risk of self-harm need to be given greater protection by local authorities, a new study has suggested.
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.
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