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2013-10-05 23:03:24

Babywearing International, Inc. is leading the world in celebration of the sixth annual International Babywearing Week, October 7-13, 2013. Babywearers around the world will be gathering during the week to educate about, practice, and celebrate the varied options available today for safe babywearing. (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Babywearing International, Inc. is leading nonprofit organizations all around the world in celebration of the sixth annual International Babywearing Week, which will...

2013-10-02 12:03:36

Oxytocin - often referred to as the 'love hormone' because of its ability to promote mother-infant attachment and romantic bonding in adults - could also make us more accepting of other people, as found in new research carried out by Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation research grantee Valentina Colonnello Ph.D. and published online in Psychoneuroendocrinology. Together with Dr. Markus Heinrichs from the Department of Psychology at the University of Freiburg in Germany, Dr. Colonnello found...

2013-07-24 23:30:01

As a transformational coaching organization, The Jai Institute for Parenting now has over 50 parenting coaches worldwide to enable parents to connect with their children authentically and peacefully – without the use of punishments and consequences. Los Angles, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Jai Institute for Parenting has reached an important milestone having trained over 50 parenting coaches on 5 (five) continents.  Their newest coaches include pediatricians, licensed...

2013-07-19 15:41:16

Babies have an innate biological need to be attached to caregivers, usually their parents. But what happens when babies spend a night or more per week away from a primary caregiver, as increasingly happens in cases where the parents share custody, but do not live together? In a new national study, University of Virginia researchers found that infants who spent at least one night per week away from their mothers had more insecure attachments to the mother compared to babies who had fewer...

2013-07-01 23:22:43

Automated Security Alert Decreases Caregiver Stress Through Monitoring Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 With the costs of healthcare perpetually rising, some elderly individuals are finding it much more affordable to move in with an adult child rather than into assisted living. But when an adult with no medical training finds themselves in the role of caregiver the responsibility can take its toll. “If you are the main caregiver for your mom or dad, you know how huge of an...

2013-06-11 11:31:43

Preschool children who have been neglected or emotionally abused exhibit a range of emotional and behavioral difficulties and adverse mother-child interactions that indicate these children require prompt evaluation and interventions, according to a systematic review by Aideen Mary Naughton, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., D.C.H., F.R.C.P.C.H., of Public Health Wales, Pontypool, England, and colleagues. A total of 42 studies of children age 0 to 6 years with confirmed neglect or emotional abuse who...

2013-02-11 16:12:09

Concerns and anxieties about one´s close relationships appear to function as a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity, according to new research. In the study, researchers asked married couples to complete questionnaires about their relationships and collected saliva and blood samples to test participants´ levels of a key stress-related hormone and numbers of certain immune cells. The research focused on attachment anxiety. Those who are on the high end of the...

2012-12-20 16:15:33

He loves her, he loves her not. A new study led by Joshua Hart, assistant professor of psychology, suggests that men´s insecurities about relationships and conflicted views of women as romantic partners and rivals could lead some to adopt sexist attitudes about women. The study was recently published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, a peer-reviewed journal. Hart and his co-authors, Jacqueline Hung '11, a former student of Hart's, and psychology professors Peter...

Attachment Avoidant Adults Can Blame Intimacy Issues On Parents
2012-12-11 11:08:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Do you have commitment phobia? A new study led by researchers at Tel Aviv University reveals that fear of committing to a relationship may be just one more thing to blame on your parents. Dr. Sharon Dekel, a psychologist and researcher at the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University, and her colleague Professor Barry Farber of Columbia University studied the romantic history of 58 adults aged 22 to 28. They found that...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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