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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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Brain’s stunted growth behind teen misbehaviour


April 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Teenaged children who misbehave have stunted growth in brain areas that deal with emotions, especially fear and the ability to feel the pain of others.Their anti-social ... 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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A third of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth suffer mental disorders


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study by University of Illinois at Chicago has revealed that one-third of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth have attempted suicide in their lifetime - ... Read more...

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Brain abnormalities cause antisocial behaviour and drug abuse in boys


September 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Malfunctioning brains are to be blamed for antisocial behaviour such as drug abuse, breaking laws, and reckless attitude in boys, a new study has revealed."Brain responses to everyday ... Read more...

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Brain abnormality ’causes aggression in teens’


July 6th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Abnormality in brain could be the cause for aggression and anti social tendencies in teenagers, according to a new study.The find could help government help sufferers and their ... Read more...

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New study shows some bullies are just the shy type


March 19th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): People who suffer from social anxiety are usually characterized as shy, inhibitive and submissive. However, a new study suggests that there is a subset of socially anxious people ... Read more...

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Smoking mums-to-be likely to have kids with behaviour problems


November 4th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Maternal smoking could increase the level of distress of newborns, according to a new study.Previous studies have shown that prenatal cigarette smoke exposure is associated with increased rates ... Read more...

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Maternal smoking may increase distress levels of newborns


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Maternal smoking could increase the level of distress of newborns, according to a new study.Previous studies have shown that prenatal cigarette smoke exposure is associated with increased rates ... Read more...

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Kids who feel racial discrimination more prone to mental health problems


April 28th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Kids who feel racial or ethnic discrimination are more likely to suffer from mental health problems, according to a new study.Racial and ethnic discrimination and their effect on ... Read more...

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Bullies enjoy seeing others in pain


November 8th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Children engaged in bullying behaviour may actually enjoy seeing others in pain, suggests a new study.Brain scans at the University of Chicago have shown that brain area ... Read more...

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Bullies enjoy inflicting pain on others


November 7th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Aggressive bullies actually enjoy inflicting pain on others, according to a new study of brain scans.Such scans showed that brain area associated with rewards was highlighted when the ... Read more...

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Parents of children with ADHD have higher risk of divorce


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Parents whose children suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to divorce than people whose kids are perfectly normal, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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Adopted children twice as likely to have psychiatric disorders


May 6th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 6 (ANI): A study on adopted US teens has indicated that despite being psychologically healthy, these adoptees are prone to a greater risk for emotional and behavioural problems ... Read more...

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Binge drinking, conduct disorder linked to high number of sex partners


December 4th, 2007 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a link between clinical diagnosis of alcohol dependence in young adults and having a high number ... Read more...

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