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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...

Posted in Life Style |

Without dads boys go wild, girls unaffected


November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Adolescent boys are likely to turn to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives. However, the presence or absence of fathers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delinquent kids don’t always take to crime


July 25th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Children who fall foul of the law early in life don't necessarily take to a life of crime later on. This is one of the findings of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Early puberty makes girls ‘aggressive’


January 11th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 11 (ANI): Girls, who go through puberty before turning 12, are found to be more aggressive and more likely to steal, fight and take drugs than their later developing peers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New prevention system may cut teen binge drinking 37pct


September 8th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 8 (ANI): A prevention system designed to reduce drug use and delinquent behaviour has been found to reduce rates of binge drinking among eighth-grade students in the U.S. by 37 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blame genes for adolescents’ antisocial behaviour, victimisation


May 15th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Genes are to blame for some adolescents being victimised by crime more than others, a new research has shown. The study, led by criminologist Kevin M. Beaver of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Genetic factors play lead role in crime victimisation of teens


May 15th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Genes rather than the environment may help explain why some teens are more likely than others to be victimized by crime, says a new study.The research is believed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delinquency prompts teenagers to marry earlier than peers


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Delinquent teens marry earlier than their peers while substance-abusing teens, especially girls who abuse marijuana, marry later than their peers, if at all, according to a broad-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government in conflict over gay rights


September 18th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The government Thursday sought more time from the Delhi High Court to sort out differences between its home and health ministries over de-criminalisation of homosexuality among consulting ... Read more...

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Early marriage, live-in and parenting may benefit some young adults


March 30th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): While people argue about the ideal marriageable age for youngsters, a new study has suggested that getting married or living together and having children is beneficial for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Little proof that binge drinking while pregnant harms foetus


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found a little substantive evidence that binge drinking while pregnant seriously harms the developing foetus. Heavy drinking throughout pregnancy has been consistently linked to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Early loss of virginity doesn’t turn school kids into criminals


November 14th, 2007 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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