family science

New moms, dads unable to live upto ‘perfect’ parent tag


December 1st, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Parents of newborns might not quite be able to live upto the tag of 'perfect' moms and dads, thrust on them by the society, says a ... Read more...

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Environment plays key role in developing reading skills


January 12th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study of twins is the first to show that environment plays a key role in reading growth over time.Stephen Petrill, lead author of the study and ... Read more...

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Women abused by partners suffer wide range of health problems


October 13th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that women abused by intimate partners suffer higher rates of a wide variety of doctor-diagnosed medical maladies compared to women who were never ... Read more...

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Physically abused women spend 40pc more on health care than non-abused


March 24th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Women who are victims of physical abuse from intimate partners have increased health care costs, even after the abuse has ended, a new study has found.Along with ... Read more...

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Supportive co-parenting helps reduce childhood behavioural problems


March 4th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A positive and supportive co-parenting between mothers and fathers can help protect children at risk for some types of behaviour problems, according to a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Family situations, not gender, affect youths problem dealings


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): It is often believed that when it comes to dealing with troubles girls tend to become depressed or anxious, whereas boys turn to violence against people or ... Read more...

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Mom’s role determines dad’s involvement in childcare


June 2nd, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University have found that mothers play an important role in determining how much fathers get involved in taking care of their infants.The findings ... Read more...

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Quarter Of HIV infected women want to be mothers


February 26th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study at the Ohio State University has revealed that nearly one-fourth of the women infected with HIV want to give birth.The team of researchers led by ... Read more...

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Middle-aged women abused as kids spend more on health care


February 20th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Middle-aged women who were physically or sexually abused in their childhood spend more money on health care services than non-abused women, says a new study.The study, led by ... Read more...

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