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2013-10-17 23:30:00

Psychologist Dr. Stu Leeds with Morris Psychological Group Helps Families Understand the Drivers of Self-Injurious Behavior and offers tips for seeing the warning signs. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 October 2013 – There is no one reason that adolescents harm themselves. And while cutting is the most common, there is no one way in which they do so. Whatever the reason or method, the prospect of their children hurting themselves is frightening and puzzling for parents....

2013-10-17 11:04:22

Spatial and non-verbal skills differ little from those of kids born to older moms Contrary to popular belief, the intellectual development of children born to teen mums does not lag behind that of children born to mums in their 20s and 30s, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. While there is some difference in the speed of language development, the spatial and non-verbal skills of children born to teen mums don't differ from those of children born to...

2013-10-16 12:26:43

Bestselling Author and Lifetime Channel Host, Josh Shipp, Visits Charlotte to Spread Cyber Behavior Education CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Cyber Behavior Awareness Week, Providence Day School, in conjunction with ZABRA, a social media parenting solution, will host a town hall meeting October 23, 2013, at 7 p.m. on the potential dangers children and teens face from social media sites. The event features Josh Shipp, nationally-recognized teen behavior expert and...

2013-10-16 08:22:54

First Real-Time Social Navigation App for Social or Business Activities SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Square Technology Group, LLC will launch its MySocialGPS(TM) at Pepcom Holiday Spectacular West here tonight. It is the first real-time social navigation app that enables users to find happenings, friends, deals, events and featured places, then communicate, schedule and share through a unified interface. Unlike current social networking apps which are...

Getting Older Often Means Getting Softer In Respect To Music
2013-10-15 15:53:31

[ Watch the Video: Soundtrack To Our Lives Changes As We Age ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Gen X-ers in their late 30s and 40s may think of the latest Pearl Jam record as a great rock ‘n’ roll album, Millennials might see it as a collection of ‘Dad Rock’ songs made to appeal to an older generation. A new study from psychologists at the University of Cambridge has tracked musical tastes across the generations and found that while music stays...

2013-10-14 14:33:16

May affect risk of developing esophageal and gastric cancer Overweight adolescents were twice as likely as their normal weight peers to later develop esophageal cancer in a recent study from Israel. The study, which is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, also found that lower socioeconomic status as well as immigration from higher risk countries were important determinants of gastric cancer. Zohar Levi, MD, MHA, of the Rabin Medical...

2013-10-10 23:30:10

Research shows chronic stress negatively impacts children’s health and brains. As a result, Houghtaling is reaching out to parents to share 4 practical but important strategies to help reduce childhood stress, and by extension improve the relationship parents have with their children. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Over the past few years, the issue of school related stress and anxiety in adolescents has become far more prominent. The numbers of students who are stressed...

2013-10-09 16:23:30

BeSmartBeWell.com addresses widespread teen dating abuse crisis with online tools. CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BeSmartBeWell.com, an award-winning website, promotes health and safety through increased awareness and simple-to-use knowledge. The site's new interactive video quiz helps teens recognize abusive behavior in their or a friend's relationship. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-10-09 12:22:28

The greater the empathy skills of children, the easier it is for them to recognize sarcasm, according to a new study in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology. For children, sarcastic language can be difficult to understand. They generally begin to recognize sarcasm between ages 6 and 8, especially familiar sarcastic praise such as "Thanks a lot!" and "Nice going!" But some children take much longer to begin to understand sarcasm, with detection improving even through adolescence....

2013-10-07 08:23:43

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 7, 2103 /PRNewswire/ -- In the web world, social media has become the new sport for the teenage community. Building social relationships online has become more popular than going to the mall or even participating in an after-school activity. Parents who are looking for an online resource that will bridge the gap between social media and something productive for their teens to enjoy after school have come to the right place! If social networking is what teens...