The study reveals that in individuals with autism, pet arrival in the family setting may bring about changes in specific aspects of their socio-emotional development. It suggests the improvement of some prosocial behaviors in such individuals under certain circumstances.
Teenage years can sometimes be the most difficult time to deal with, for children as well as for parents. It's when they are neither considered adults nor a child. This could be confusing and adolescents find it very difficult to cope with the situation. The physical, psychological and hormonal changes could make them fussy or irritated, and this certainly reflects in their interpersonal and social relationships. A study by researchers from University of Missouri describes how adolescents......
New research has revealed that concussions and even lesser head impacts may speed up the brain's natural aging process.
A latest research warns parents that psychological abuse could be as damaging to a child's physical and mental health as physical abuse like slapping or punching. According to experts from American academy of pediatrics, even though its difficult to pinpoint or produce a figure, psychological abuse may be the most common type of child abuse. Psychological abuse includes the acts of belittling, denigrating, terrorizing, exploiting, emotional unresponsiveness, or corrupting a child to the point...
Same-sex activists across the country have started a campaign to boycott the popular restaurant Chick-fil-A because of their views on marriage.
Researchers have looked at a series of coordinated strategies that address alcohol availability, alcohol policy enforcement and drinking norms that can help colleges and their communities protect students from the harms of high-risk drinking.
If you are a 28-year-old woman, we can tell that you feel amazing about yourself. At least that's what a latest study says. According to a latest research, when women hit 28, they feel the sexiest. However, feeling sexy should not be associated with feeling confident, because according to the research, that feeling comes only by the time women reach 32.
Penn State researchers have concluded that tweens who frequently use language adaptations -- techspeak -- when they text performed poorly on a grammar test and that tweens write in techspeak, often using shortcuts, such as homophones, omissions of non-essential letters and initials, to quickly and efficiently compose a text message.
A recent poll conducted among people over the age of 75 who live alone found that more older men than women are living lives in loneliness and isolation. The study on behalf of the Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) also found that men are also less likely to seek help when compared to women even if they suffered from depression. According to the study, 36 percent of older men and 31 percent women described themselves as being lonely and said that they ended up not talking to anyone for d...
Puppy fat, though seems cute, may be dangerous, a latest study has found. According to the study, two out of three severely obese children are at the risk of heart disease. For the study, the researchers conducted the examined the data of 500 children in Netherlands between the year 2005 and 2007. Of them, 307 were classified as severely obese. Apparently, over half of the severely obese children were boys and seemed to be more severely obese at the younger end of the age spectrum, whereas the o...
According to researchers from the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for developing depression and complications from chronic stress.
A study led by University of Adelaide researchers has concluded that women who use marijuana can more than double the risk of giving birth to a baby prematurely.
When a child is born with a physical or mental disability it's not just the child but the family as well needs to deal with the illness.
According to a Perdue University study, frequent abuse by a parent can increase a child's cancer risk in adulthood, and the effects are especially significant when mothers abuse their daughters and fathers abuse their sons.
A latest study says that one should get stomach cancer screenings once in every three years.