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2013-02-20 12:25:02

The study is highlighted in the current online issue of the journal of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. New research out of the University of Cincinnati reveals a relatively rare look into the success of substance abuse treatment programs for African-Americans. Researchers report that self-motivation could be an important consideration into deciding on the most effective treatment strategy. The study led by Ann Kathleen Burlew, a UC professor of psychology, and LaTrice Montgomery, a UC...

2013-02-12 10:37:53

Toddlers whose parents praised their efforts more than they praised them as individuals had a more positive approach to challenges five years later. That's the finding of a new longitudinal study that also found gender differences in the kind of praise that parents offer their children. The study, by researchers at the University of Chicago and Stanford University, appears in the journal Child Development. "Previous studies have looked at this issue among older students," according to...

2013-02-11 23:00:24

The experience of losing a father--no matter when or how it occurs--tests the strength and resilience of a son. This book is a guide and resource for such an experience. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Sarasota psychologist Dr. David E. Mullen's new book, "I Did Not Cry for My Father: The Impact of a Father's Death on a Son." has recently been published. The death of a father is one of the pivotal events in most son's experience. Sigmund Freud called it "the most poignant loss"...

2013-02-08 12:21:56

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the United Nations Foundation, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Tribal Brands, Inc. and members of the entertainment industry will unite to celebrate the launch of mPowering Action, a first-of-its-kind worldwide movement and mobile platform designed to inspire, empower and motivate a generation of global citizens to take positive action in their communities, for their families and for themselves. Co-hosted by actress / UN Youth and Girl Up...

2013-02-08 08:25:32

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union address, Feeding America urges our Commander in Chief, other government leaders, and all of our nation's citizens to consider the urgent state of hunger in America today. America produces more food than any other country in the world, yet more than 50 million people in our nation live in homes that are identified as food insecure - meaning that they do not always have...

2013-02-06 23:01:21

Is it true that adults "Never Leave High School"? Connective Parenting looks at how to prepare children for "the lions den" when brain development does not. Peterborough, NH (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 New adolescent research shows that success in the adult world has all to do with one's personality and looks at age sixteen. "Teens often enter high school looking to their peers for recognition and acceptance while rejecting parental control, says Bonnie Harris of Connective Parenting, but...

2013-01-30 23:03:40

In order to reward their customer service agents for working hard, HomeValue.us.org has introduced new incentives for continuing great work. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 HomeValue.us.org provides property value reports to homeowners and property prospectors on the Internet. The company is also supported by a strong customer service workforce. Recently, the website has decided to reward their hard-working call center agents with a new incentive program. The new program available for...

2013-01-30 12:59:07

Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study. Dr Andrew Hill, lecturer in sports and exercise science in the University of Leeds' School of Biomedical Sciences, said some youngsters are showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion, and disillusion with their sport at a young age. Researchers studied the...

2013-01-22 08:26:53

SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With physician burnout at epidemic levels and a tidal wave of newly insured patients on the way, physicians and healthcare organizations are stretched to the breaking point. The Physician Burnout Prevention Matrix Report from Dike Drummond MD, CEO of TheHappyMD.com, was developed in response to this crisis in the front lines of healthcare. This free report is a comprehensive resource of methods to lower stress, prevent burnout and create a healthier...

2013-01-16 23:04:21

Party supply company offers practical steps to accomplish 2013 goals Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 A New Year brings on new opportunities and goals. However, most are no better off than they were the year before. On average, only 63% of people still keep up with their New Year´s resolutions after only two months. The problem with sticking to a goal is people are going about accomplishing them in the wrong way. In order to fulfill all those New Year´s resolutions, Windy...