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2010-06-15 11:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the U.S. divorce rate is estimated at 47.9 percent. From the expense of lawyers and the bureaucratic cost of judges, courts, and child support, to the increasing number of children traveling alone on airplanes for visits to non-custodial parents, the impact of divorce is estimated at $11.1 billion dollars each year; with another estimated $75.1 billion per year for grief counseling, therapy,...

2010-03-31 11:46:13

Universite de Montreal study rethinks attachment theory Montreal -- A new study has found that fathers give toddlers more leeway and that allows them to actively explore their environments, according to a new study on parent-child attachment published in Early Child Development and Care. Daniel Paquette, a professor at the Universit© de Montr©al School of Psychoeducation, says the 'activation theory' is just as important as the 'attachment theory.' The latter was the prevailing...

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2010-03-02 08:07:25

Teens who spend more time watching television or using computers appear to have poorer relationships with their parents and peers, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Over the past 20 years, teens have used an ever-expanding array of screen-based tools for communication and entertainment, according to background information in the article. "The availability and attractiveness of screen time activities...

2010-02-05 14:39:52

A new study of young children in orphanages in Bucharest, Romania, has found that children placed in foster care before age 2 were more apt to develop secure attachments to their foster parents than those who entered foster care after age 2. The study is based on data from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project, the first randomized controlled trial of foster care as an alternative to institutional care. It was carried out by researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine, the...

2010-01-27 16:20:01

Following an argument or a particularly heated discussion with our partner, they may remember details of the conversation very differently than we do. This may lead to even more arguments, as we try to convince the other that our recollection of the argument is more correct then theirs. It can be frustrating when our partners remember things differently than we do, but according to new research from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, they are not...

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2010-01-26 11:00:00

When South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was caught red-handed returning from a tryst with his Argentine mistress last June, he told the Associated Press that he had met his "soul mate." His choice of words seemed to suggest that having a deep emotional and spiritual connection with Maria Belen Chapur somehow made his sexual infidelity to his wife Jenny Sanford less tawdry. What the two-timing governor didn't understand is that most women view emotional infidelity as worse, not better, than...

2010-01-19 17:57:03

 Conducted at the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology from the University of Granada, the research reveals that the negative effects on the caregiver's physical, psychological and social development are highly associated with previous life history between caregiver and care receiver. To carry out this work, researchers applied a questionnaire to a population of 203 subjects whose only requirement was to be the informal caregiver of a dependent elderly person. UGR News...

2009-11-17 14:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Accentmarketing has partnered with internationally renowned psychiatrist and cultural anthropologist Dr. G. C. Rapaille, of Archetype Discoveries Worldwide (ADW), for his most profound Hispanic initiative to date - The Syndicated Discovery Study on Hispanic Culture in the US: Understanding the US Hispanic Community at a Core Cultural Level. This joint venture aims to provide marketers with an in-depth knowledge of the motivating emotional...

2009-10-16 08:24:00

The tour seeks ways to educate for the new competencies required of 21st century mental health leaders NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rising rates of mental illness, the growing middle class, and rising societal pressures have led the Chinese government to take a hard look at the psychological impact of its growing economy. This tour of China in mid October visits leading forward-thinking mental health institutions that are already preparing for the new challenges....

2009-09-24 11:17:00

More than one-third of infants and toddlers live with the television on most of the time and it may hinder parent/child interaction, U.S. researchers say. University of Massachusetts researchers studied about 50 1-, 2- and 3-year-old children, each of whom was with one parent, at a university child study center. For half of the one-hour session, parents and children were in a playroom without TV. For the other half-hour, parents chose an adult-directed program to watch, such as the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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