Children and Family

Teenagers who take art courses after school may be more likely to suffer from depression than those who do not participate in these activities.
It is not just women who can suffer from postnatal depression, new research has suggested.
Happy adolescents are more likely to become rich in adult life than their less cheery peers, new research has suggested.
Few sounds can be as heart-warming as a chuckling toddler. Often they're laughing at a joke you or someone else has performed, but what about their own attempts at humour? 
People who were born late in the school year - 'summer babies' - may find it harder to get ahead in the workplace compared to those born at other times of the year.
20 February 2013 Theme: Formulation and Beyond:  Clinical Psychology in inpatient CAMHS
Since the dawn of the digital age, cyberbullying has become increasingly prevalent among schoolchildren and therefore has been the subject of numerous studies into antagonising behaviour among youths.
Two Chartered Psychologists are currently appearing in a parenting programme being broadcast on BBC1 Northern Ireland.
Children may be more likely to become obese if their parents suffer from stress, a new study has suggested.
How satisfied an employee is with his or her level of pay often has an influence on work-family conflicts, according to new research to be published in the Jour
An emphasis on appearance should not be used to raise girls' self-esteem.
Teenagers are provided with a sense of belonging by using their mobile phones and visiting social networking websites.
Parents often downplay the worries of their children, new research has found.
Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences suggests that teenagers are more willing to take gambles than other age groups. The
Parents could help reduce the likelihood of their children experiencing emotional problems by bonding with them when they are infants.
The many factors that influence the living habits of children between the ages of eight and 14 are to be explored in a new study.
The influence of a parent may be more important than the qualities of a school when it comes to how well a child performs in the classroom, new research has suggested.
A cute mistake that young children make is to think that they can hide themselves by covering or closing their eyes. Why do they make this error?
The course will begin with an introduction to the science of sleep and then go on to described the various types of insomnia, backed up by use of case examples; before introducing a range of assessment and treatment options.
Parents need to be good role models when it comes to money management, new research has suggested.
This workshop will outline the Timid to Tiger approach to managing anxiety in children aged nine years or below. Timid to Tiger is an entirely parenting-based approach.
John O'Dowd, minister for education in the Northern Ireland Executive, gave this year's British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch Public Lecture in Stanmills earlier week.
Today sees the publication of a major new report by a Chartered Psychologist on the impact that acquired brain injuries can have on young people in childhood and in their transition to adulthood. It also outlines the criminal justice consequences if these injuries go untreated.
This workshop introduces practical approaches to child therapy and focuses primarily on issues pertaining to the therapeutic relationship and the application of therapeutic skills and techniques.
This workshop focuses on the challenges childhood and parental illness poses to children, parents and couples, outlining ways of intervening at times of difficulty.
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