behavioural problems

Overly shy kid is slow learner too


August 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Overly shy preschool children show the slowest gains in learning skills as compared to chatty and boisterous peers, according to psychologists."Everybody wants his child to be ... Read more...

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US unwilling to comply with adoption laws: Russia


July 27th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian foreign ministry has criticised the US over what it claimed was America's unwillingness to comply with recent Russian legislation on international adoption.Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Baby boys getting dad’s love grow up happier


July 19th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Men should try to build an affectionate bond with their sons in the first three months of their infancy, failing which could lead to lifelong problems, ... Read more...

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British dogs to get anti-depressants


June 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Dogs in Britain would now be given anti-depressant drugs similar to those given to humans after it was found that over six million canines suffer from ... Read more...

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Strong families key for successful children, says study


May 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A welfare state has little or no bearing on how children turn out, says an international study which found that strong families are the key ... Read more...

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NRI children: Abhigyan suffering from attachment disorder


April 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Bhattacharya family may have won the legal battle against the Norwegian authorities over Abhigyan and Aishwarya's custody but the young boy faces another challenge -- ... Read more...

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Pregnant women’s exposure to pollutants harms kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The exposure of pregnant women to PAH air pollutants - fumes from diesel, petrol and coal - can saddle their children kids with behavioural problems, a ... Read more...

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Divorce not problematic, but its poor handling is


January 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The poor handling of divorce by parents, rather than the act itself, causes additional behavioural problems for the kids, suggests a study."It is not divorce in ... Read more...

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Premature kids likely to face behavioural problems


December 6th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Children born prematurely have greater chances of experiencing behavioural or emotional problems or both in the pre-school years, a study reveals. While the rate of premature ... Read more...

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Foetal exposure to chemical BPA causes problems in girls


October 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Foetal exposure to the chemical bisphenol A or BPA, used in making plastic containers and other consumer goods, can cause behavioural and emotional problems among young ... Read more...

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A British school where kids learn head massage


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A primary school in Britain trains its students in head massage, a daily practice which is claimed to have helped them in remaining calm.Pupils as young ... Read more...

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Kids who use excess Facebook get low marks in school


August 11th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Social networking websites like Facebook have negative effects on children, and those who frequently use such websites are more likely to get lower marks in ... Read more...

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Kids punished harshly fumble at tasks


July 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 27 (IANS) Children in schools that mete out harsh punishments fumble at tasks involving planning and abstract thinking.The findings suggest that a harshly punitive environment may have long-term ... Read more...

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Stressed moms-to-be more likely to have unruly kids


May 8th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Pregnant moms who are stressed are more likely to have unruly, short-tempered kids, thanks to the presence of stress hormones in their wombs. The research, which ... Read more...

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Crying babies ‘likelier to have behavioural problems in childhood’


April 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Babies who persistently cry and those who have difficulties with sleeping or feeding are more likely to develop behavioural problems in later life, according to a new study.Around ... Read more...

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Teens with severe antisocial behavior have smaller brain structures


April 1st, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists after scanning brains of aggressive and antisocial teenage boys with conduct disorder (CD) have discovered differences in the structures of the developing brain that could link to ... Read more...

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Mums who drink early in pregnancy ‘more likely to have unruly kids’


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Teenagers whose mothers drank early in pregnancy are more likely to become unruly, aggressive and badly behaved, researchers claim.According to their study, the risk of anti-social behaviour rose ... Read more...

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Man jailed for straightjacketing step-son


March 15th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A man in Britain has been jailed for three years for shackling and forcing his step-son to wear straitjacket so as to have a sound sleep ... Read more...

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Babies, toddlers too can suffer mental illness


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Infants and toddlers too can suffer serious mental disorders, yet they are not likely to receive treatment that could prevent lasting damage, says a new study. "The ... Read more...

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“People will pay for what has been done to Pak,” 7/7 mastermind indoctrinated pupil


February 15th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Mohammed Sidique Khan, the ringleader of the 7/7 bombing plot, who was working as a mentor in a primary school in Beeston, had reportedly tried to persuade a ... Read more...

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Eating less during early pregnancy impairs foetal brain development


January 18th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that eating less during early stage of pregnancy could cause lifetime damage to an unborn baby's brain, leading to lower IQ and behavioural ... Read more...

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Mobile use in pregnancy ups risk of kid’s bad behaviour


December 7th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Pregnant women who regularly use mobile phones are likely to up the risk of bad behaviour in their children.If their offspring then start using the devices at an ... Read more...

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Soya beans could be an effective treatment for fatal childhood disease


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A naturally occurring chemical found in soy could prove to be an effective new treatment for a fatal genetic disease that affects children, according to University of Manchester ... Read more...

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Nurture, not nature, influences aggression in kids


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has found that nurture rather than nature influences aggression in children.The study compares genetically related and genetically unrelated children born to parents using in-vitro fertilisation ... Read more...

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Late-preterm babies ‘at greater risk for cognitive, emotional problems’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that late-preterm babies, those born between 34 and 36 weeks, face an increased risk of cognitive and emotional problems.The findings held up ... Read more...

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Aggressive kids don’t respond to maternal affection


November 17th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) Aggressive and emotionally cold children make little eye contact with their mothers and also don't respond much to affection."A healthy brain is drawn to biologically relevant cues and ... Read more...

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Forced birth may cause emotional problems for babies


November 4th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Babies born with the help of forceps or a suction cup are more likely to have emotional problems, a study has revealed.Forceps or a suction cup is ... Read more...

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Babies born by caesarean ‘are calmer’


November 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A Chinese research has revealed that babies born by caesarean are calmer and more peaceful as compared to babies born normally.Researchers said that babies who are born through ... Read more...

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Kids do better at school if their mums stay home for first year


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): A major study by researchers at Macalester College, Minnesota, and the University of California, has found that youngsters are less likely to succeed at school if their mothers ... Read more...

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Ecstasy users unlikely to suffer worse health problems: Study


October 26th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that young ecstasy users are unlikely to suffer worse health or behavioural problems than non-users of the party drug.The Queensland Alcohol Drug and ... Read more...

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Kids could benefit from their mums being at work


October 16th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Mums who return to work before their kids turn three may be doing them a favour.Experts have suggested that such children are no more likely to have academic ... Read more...

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Broken homes result in disruptive children: Study


October 15th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Children from broken homes are twice as likely to develop serious behavioural problems, compared to children living with their parents, a study says.Researchers in Britain, who tracked nearly ... Read more...

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Children from broken homes ‘twice as likely to have emotional problems’


October 15th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children from broken families have double the chances of developing serious behavioural problems.Researchers who tracked nearly 13,500 children from birth to age ... Read more...

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Light drinking won’t harm your unborn baby, say researchers


October 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that drinking one or two units of alcohol in a week during pregnancy does not increase the risk of developmental problems in the ... Read more...

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Helping kids cope better with impact of bullying


September 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers have identified four factors that can help children overcome victimisation and soften the impact of bullying on their future happiness. Helping children developing these characteristics can reduce ... Read more...

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