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2013-08-22 23:00:12

New book is the voice of a depressed, suicidal teen expressed by her mature self. East Windsor, CT (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Successful therapist Kathleen Keena has penned her first book "Adolescent Depression: Outside/In" (published by iUniverse) that showcases her experiences as an adolescent and a therapist. Keena interweaves first-person narrative with poetry and prose to share with the reader the experience of her depression-plagued adolescence and how she overcome it to...

2013-08-12 10:37:40

Adolescents who have half-siblings with a different father are more likely to have used drugs and had sex by age 15 than those who have only full siblings. That's according to new research from Karen Benjamin Guzzo, an assistant professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, and Cassandra Dorius, an assistant professor of human development and family studies at Iowa State University. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth, they examined a phenomenon known as...

2013-08-12 09:48:25

-Much more is known about racial differences in rates of alcohol use than types of alcohol consumed. -A new study of racial differences in types of alcohol beverages consumed during adolescence has found that, in general, black and while girls report significantly different risk profiles. -However, common predictors of heavier drinking profiles for both black and white girls include perceived ease in accessing alcohol, witnessing neighborhood drug dealing, and perceived peer alcohol use....

2013-08-08 14:29:05

Delivering a two-year intervention program to disruptive kindergarten children could help prevent substance use in adolescence, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Alcohol and drug use are highly prevalent and problematic among young people, and the link between childhood behaviour problems and adolescent substance misuse is well-recognized. In this study, Canadian researchers set out to examine whether a two-year prevention program in childhood could...

2013-08-07 10:29:32

Researchers of the Universities of Jena and Stockholm prove anti-social tendencies of entrepreneurs Media reports about alleged anti-social and delinquent behavior of entrepreneurs are no rarity. Such reports direct the attention towards possibly 'hidden' anti-social tendencies in entrepreneurial types. Is it true then, that entrepreneurs are a particularly self-serving species with their own moral ideas and ethical principles? Does he really exist, the type of the entrepreneurial 'homo...

2013-08-06 23:00:29

New book reveals a more comprehensive understanding of children’s sports injuries and how to deal with them. Middlesex, United Kingdom (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Sport’s is becoming more popular as obesity is now more established in young children. However, the more children who participate in sport, the more injuries naturally will occur. Solomon Abrahams releases a simple guide to sports injuries in children and adolescents. His book, Sports Injuries in Children and Adolescents is...

2013-08-06 12:12:07

Researchers have long suspected some kind of link between childhood abuse and smoking. But in an interesting twist, a new study from the University of Washington finds a connection not between whether or not abused children will ever begin smoking but to how much they smoke once if do start. “In other words, people are as likely to smoke whether or not they were sexually or physically abused, but they’re inclined to smoke more if they were abused and...

Bullied Kids May Become Career Criminals
2013-08-02 07:36:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals who suffered repeated bullying throughout their childhood and adolescence are significantly more likely to go to prison than people who did not, according to a new study presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 121st Annual Convention on August 1 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The study, conducted by Michael G. Turner, PhD, of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina,...

2013-08-01 23:25:04

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Music Appreciation Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Red Comet’s brand new elective “Music Appreciation: The Enjoyment of Listening” is an online high school course that aims to enhance the student’s enjoyment of music. Music is both an art and a science and often involves significant practice to create or even to play memorable melodies. In today’s world, music is all around us, including in...

2013-08-01 08:38:49

Nearly one in three say they have been violent toward a date, new research says About one in three American youths age 14-20 say they’ve been of victims of dating violence and almost one in three acknowledge they’ve committed violence toward a date, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention. "Adolescent dating violence is common among young people. It also overlaps between...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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