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Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems
...ng an interactive CD-ROM that offersinstruction on parenting
skills suggest the three-hour program can help red...so scored higher on tests that measureknowledge of parenting
skills, such as how to resolve conflict with theirchildren, constructive discipline techniques and h...
Baby Talk: Parents Do Make A Difference, By Promoting Childhood Chatter, From Birth To Age 3
...arned about languageacquisition because that makes parenting
more fun," Golinkoff adds. "Over thepast three decades, we've learned so much about how babies talk that acompletely different picture of them has emerged. Today's infants don't evenseem to resemble the babies Dr. Spock described in the 1950s." Sched...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
...ing birth -- for atotal of six calls -- along with parenting
newsletters that included smokinginformation. "Our primary question was whether intervention provided during pregnancywould be enough to prevent smoking relapse or if we had to extend intopostpartum," explained McBride, interim director of Du...
Quality Parenting Helps Kids Cope With Inner-City Stress
can serve as a powerful buffer against the stresse...Peter A. Wyman, Ph.D., head of the study. "Quality parenting
can promote sound child development under high-riskconditions, over and above the effects of influen...
New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of
...ducation of children, surrogate parenting,same-sex parenting
and single-parent families. Iris Marion Young's article," Mothers, Citizenship and Independence:A Critique of Pure Family Values," argues against views that regard the "intacttwo-parent heterosexual family" as the preferred family form. ...
UCSF/Mount Zion violence prevention project receives grant to establish clinic
for child witnesses of domestic violence
...ddition, 25 parents will enroll in theUCSF/MZVPP's parenting
classes that provide education about child development,discipline techniques, and alternatives to corporal punishment. Annually, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center will treat an estimated35 children between infancy and 5 years old, as wel...
Mothers of chronically ill children often face depression
...n may lead to frustration and unhappiness with the parenting
role andsubsequently to symptoms of psychological stress." The researchers examined 365 inner-city mothers whose children had a variety ofchronic conditions, including asthma, sickle cell anemia, and heart disease. The mothers completed standard ques...
Duke geneticists unraveling the tangled web of autism
...lly be the science that puts to rest the idea that parenting
style contributes to the development of the disorder. We can say now that autism is definitively a neurobiological disorder." ...
Parenting, stress and your child's risk for alcoholism
... handles children who have problems, families with parenting
problems, general parenting
issues, orphans, to name a few," she said. "We may not be paying enough attention to the importance...
Award-winning book looks at responsibility for sick babies in hospitals
...the bias she felt because of her age, Sue took her parenting
job seriously. She insisted that Tiffany be transferred to another hospital when she felt that nurses did not change the tracheostomy tube that connected Tiffany to the ventilator frequently enough or clean the area around the tube properly. After Ti...
Teens' second pregnancy rates lower with long-term contraceptives
...that high attrition rates from this and other teen parenting
programs suggest that many of these girls do not place a high value on the type of help these programs offer. For many teen parents the costs of pregnancy do not outweigh the costs of using contraceptives particularly when they cause inconvenient sid...
Limiting adolescents' exposure to R-rated movies may help prevent early use of alcohol and tobacco
...istently across all grade levels and regardless of parenting
characteristics such as maternal supervision and parental disapproval of adolescent smoking. Lead author Madeline A. Dalton, Ph.D., of Dartmouth Medical School, said, "This study comes as a surprise to most parents, even those who do restrict what ...
Effective Clinical Practice, Jan/Feb. 2002 Highlights
...d alcohol. After controlling for age, personality, parenting
and peer factors, students completely restricted from viewing R-rated movies were three times less likely to have tried either cigarettes or alcohol than students with no restrictions ("Relationship between Parental Restrictions on Movies and Adolesc...
Most child care is provided by 'informal' providers, study finds
... sheets, caregiver meetings, child development and parenting
workshops, kits for activities and home safety, mo...n child-development, early-childhood-education and parenting
skills that has been shown in other studies to improve childrens social and cognitive development. -...
World's first study on surrogacy reveals high quality parenting and no problems
...naturally. Both the mother and father have better parenting
skills than do the parents in non-surrogate famili...d were not getting low scores on these measures of parenting
rather the surrogacy and egg donation mothers were getting particularly high scores. These results...
World-first study shows solo mothers choose donor insemination because they lack a partner
...y showed there was no difference in the quality of parenting
between solo and married DI mothers, and no difference between the two groups of children with regard to sleeping and eating difficulties. The only significant difference was that DI mothers in two-parent families tended to have greater interaction ...
Cigarette marketing can undermine good parenting
...n strategies are designed to undermine recommended parenting
practices," says John P. Pierce, Ph.D., of the Uni... their teens are when they are not at home. These parenting
practices have been shown in previous studies to help children resist risky behaviors, such as smoki...
Parents stress may affect behavior in children with heart defect
...avioral problems if their mothers and fathers find parenting
highly stressful. While the researchers anticipate... reported rates of problem behaviors and levels of parenting
stress are no higher, and possibly lower, in families coping with the heart defect than in average f...
Study shows promising long-term results for children of divorce
...orce. The findings also point to the importance of parenting
after divorce as a factor that impacts children's ...age," Sandler says. "What we did was teach healthy parenting
under difficult circumstances." "That the program had lasting effects on a wide variety of outcomes ...
$4.5 million awarded to create community drug abuse prevention trials network
...Use Risk. This multi-site prevention study targets parenting
practices in early childhood to reduce later risks of substance abuse. Thomas J. Dishion is the principal investigator. The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Field Trial of Effects of the Coping Power Program. This field trial will examin...