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Parenting Affected By Partner Aggression In High-Risk Families

Parenting Affected By Partner Aggression In High-Risk Families | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Bickering spouses may need to clean up their act. New research at the University of Oregon finds that the level of aggression between partners around the time when a child is born impacts how a mom will be parenting three years later.

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Over-medicating ADHD... or over-blaming parents?

Over-medicating ADHD... or over-blaming parents? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Does bad parenting cause ADHD? It seems crazy to even ask the question, but some concerned doctors and parents say that’s exactly what a recent opinion piece in the New York Times suggested.

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Parent’s education can affect the mental health of their offspring

Parent’s education can affect the mental health of their offspring | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Could depression in adulthood be tied to a parent's level of education? A new study led by Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, a medical sociologist from McGill University, suggests this is the case.
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When Dad is Depressed Children Can Suffer Too Depression helpCoquitlam

When Dad is Depressed Children Can Suffer Too Depression helpCoquitlam | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Children who live with their depressed fathers are more likely than their peers to have emotional and behavioral problems...

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Children Reflect Parental Behavior

Children Reflect Parental Behavior | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Our children are mirrors, reflecting images of what happens around them. In addition to sharing genetic similarities with parents, they reflect the gestures, language, and interests of the adults in their lives

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Contrasting Discipline With Child Physical Abuse

Contrasting Discipline With Child Physical Abuse | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Discipline is the practice of teaching and enforcing acceptable behavior in a child. It encompasses deprivation of privileges, physical punishment, creation of structured environment rules and boundaries.
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Working Mothers Multitask More Than Fathers, And Don't Like It

Working Mothers Multitask More Than Fathers, And Don't Like It | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
American mothers are multitasking for 48.3 hours each week, compared to 38.9 hours working fathers put in, researchers from Michigan State University reported in American Sociological Review...
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Simon Baron-Cohen: Inter-generational patterns of abuse

Simon Baron-Cohen: Inter-generational patterns of abuse | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The study of Borderline Personality Disorder reveals strong links with an early history of insecure attachment to a caregiver, itself a consequence of early neglect or abuse. John Bowlby’s powerful concept of attachment reveals the long-term ‘sleeper effects’ of missing out on parental affection. Thirty years later, these can wreak havoc on one’s own capacity to parent.

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