Tag: Behavioral Science

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Caregiver-Reported Child Sleep Problems Associated with Impaired Academic and Psychosocial Functioning in Middle Childhood

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Whether children have ongoing sleep problems from birth through childhood or do not develop sleep problems until they begin school, a new study by researchers...
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Talking With Children About Race and Racism–an Age-by-Age Guide

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Talking to children about racism can be daunting. How much should you discuss? How young is too young? What if you don’t have all the...
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Study Finds Parent-Led Discussion about Mutual Strengths Benefits Parent-Teen Communication

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A primary care-based intervention to promote parent-teen communication led to less distress and increased positive emotions among adolescents, as well as improved communication for many...
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Teens with a History of ADHD Need Stronger Monitoring of Health Risks

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Adolescents with a history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk for a multitude of adverse outcomes, including sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), mental health...
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Offers Help and Cure for Picky Eaters

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Families dealing with the stress and frustration of their child’s overly picky eating habits may have a new addition to their parental toolbox. Pediatric researchers...
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Scientists Identify Gene as a Master Regulator in Schizophrenia

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Using computational tools to investigate gene transcription networks in large collections of brain tissues, a scientific team has identified a gene that acts as a...
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Young Adults Exposed to Incarceration as Children Have Higher Odds of Future Depression, PTSD

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Young adults with childhood history of both parental incarceration and juvenile justice involvement were nearly three times more likely to have depression or post-traumatic stress...
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Parent-Targeted Interventions in Primary Care Setting Improve Parent-Teen Communication on Alcohol Use, Sexual Behavior

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New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related behavior....
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Teens with ADHD Get More Traffic Violations for Risky Driving, Have Higher Crash Risk Regardless of Age When Licensed

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Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving...
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Children on the Autism Spectrum with Co-Occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag Behind in Key Measures of Independence and Communication

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A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity...

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