Children and Family

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.
The relationships between fathers and daughters benefit considerably from experiences shared with one another, new research has shown.
Teenagers may become less aggressive if they believe in the idea that individuals have the ability to change, new research has suggested.
Women are more likely to display obsessive-compulsive behaviour once they become new mums.
Many girls have predetermined expectations when it comes to whether or not they will have children later in life.
The risk of a child behaving in an antisocial manner in adolescence could be reduced through preventative intervention, new
Parents can markedly influence children when it comes to attitudes to drugs, new research has suggested.
Bilingual children develop better working memories than those who only know one language.
A baby's eyes can give clues to the emotions they are feeling when crying, new research has suggested.
Boys born with a low birth weight could be at increased risk of suffering from depression during adolescence.
Very young children sometimes feel like they know better than what their parents are telling them, a new study has found.
They're too young to need to fib about lipstick on their collar or even their unfinished homework but a new study discussed on our Research Di
Child bullying victims are at increased risk of suffering from anxiety disorders when they become adults.
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 cognitive assessments of children and young people.
Long-term antisocial behaviour may be linked to excessive television viewing in childhood.
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