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Toddlers who do not have a secure emotional relationship with their parents, and particularly their mothers, could be at increased risk for obesity by age 4 Â½, according to new research.
The way you react to your two-year-old's temper tantrums or clinginess may lead to anxiety, withdrawal and behavior problems down the road, and the effect is more pronounced if the child is a boy who often displays such negative emotions as anger and social fearfulness.
People who are hypersexual or otherwise addicted to sexual activity are more likely to have anxiety or insecurities about intimate relationships, researchers from Massey University in New Zealand have discovered.
Researchers have found that the naturally-occurring hormone and neurotransmitter oxytocin intensifies men's memories of their mother's affections during childhood.
Sons who have fond childhood memories of their fathers are more likely to be emotionally stable in the face of day-to-day stresses.
It comes as no surprise that many children suffer when a parent is behind bars.
People who feel insecure about their attachments to others might be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems than those who feel secure in their relationships.
In a new Biological Psychiatry article, Dr. Regina Sullivan and colleagues have dissected the behavior of mother rats and their infant pups, modeling nurturing by stroking and abuse with electric shock.
New study suggests parents expose their children to gender stereotypes early on.
SYDNEY, May 27/PRNewswire/ -- Vivid Sydney, the largest light and music festival in the Southern Hemisphere, starts tonight with new events and large scale urban lighting never seen before in Sydney. New South Wales Minister for Tourism Jodi McKay said Vivid Sydney is a major celebration of Australia's only global city between 27 May and 21 June. "The sails of the iconic Sydney Opera House will be illuminated with a stunning light art design by Vivid Live co-curator and internationally...
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