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Verbal and physical bullying decrease as children age but cyberbullying increases

As students' age they are verbally and physically bullied less but cyberbullied more, non-native English speakers are not bullied more often than native English speakers and bullying increases as students' transition from elementary to middle school. A study by a UC Riverside assistant professor found that as students' age they are verbally and physically bullied less but cyberbullied more.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, Science, University of Virginia, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Health

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Collider

Masters of Sex Recap: "Below the Belt"

At the end of "Story of My Life," Masters of Se x's study turned personal in a new way for Bill and Ginny. Bill, finally admitting his impotence problem , found a way to incorporate Ginny's desire to have them study sexual dysfunction, while also treating his own.

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Related Topix: Life, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Science, Mad Men

The Daily Star

For traumatized Iraqi refugees, psychological first aid

Displaced people from the Yazidi sect line up to receive food at a camp on the outskirts of Dohuk province. REUTERS/Ari Jalal ZAKHO, Iraq: Fourteen-year-old Yusra wipes away a tear before laying her head on the shoulder of aid worker Parzhin, after facing up to her fears and telling her story.

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SFGate

Autism FAQ: Can I get autism treatment with Medi-Cal?

Any individual age 0-21 who has Medi-Cal as primary or secondary insurance. We hope to get the benefit extended above age 21 in the future.

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Psychology Today

Three Bedtime Reflection Routines that Will Help You Sleep

There's a lot going on in the critical moments when you lie in your bed with your eyes closed. As you slowly fall asleep, your brain goes through the gradual process of disengaging from the external world, and quieting your normal train of thoughts.

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Related Topix: Science

Westland Observer

Madonna psychology clinic offers mindfulness trainingMadonna...

Madonna psychology clinic offers mindfulness training The nine-week class, from Sept. 25 through Nov. 20, will help participants to defuse stress.

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Related Topix: Science, Madonna University

Nashua Telegraph

Nashua School District awarded grant for mental health, counseling

Members of the Nashua school board found out the district was approved for a U.S. Department of Education "Mental Health and Schools Together" grant for $1.18 million. Members of the Nashua school board found out the district was approved for a U.S. Department of Education "Mental Health and Schools Together" grant for $1.18 million.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Science

Boston.com

Had sex, forgot about church

After writing about recent experiences, people predicted how interested they would be in rereading their own accounts weeks or months into the future. People consistently under-predicted their future interest.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Why so angry?

While teenagers today are high on Intelligence Quotient, they are low on Emotional Quotient, leading to anger and aggression. Nikshubha Garg speaks to psychologists to understand why rage is becoming a huge problem among youngsters in India today and what techniques can be applied to help them On June 6, 2014, 18-year-old Aniket Naik stabbed a 22-year-old man at Currey Road in Mumbai, over a petty dispute.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Science, World News, India,

Stuff.co.nz

Heartbreak for Nicole Kidman at father's sudden death

Nicole Kidman arrived home to her grieving family in Sydney on Sunday morning following the sudden death of her father in Singapore. Dr Antony Kidman died on Friday after suffering a suspected heart attack in the restaurant of an exclusive hotel in Singapore, where he had travelled to spend time with his youngest daughter Antonia and his six grandchildren.

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Related Topix: Australia, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Indonesia, World News, Malaysia Travel, Science, Entertainment

PsychCentral

5 Ways to Reduce Helplessness

When trauma hits, we may feel utterly helpless. We may feel powerless, paralyzed, wounded.

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Related Topix: Science, Smithtown, NY, Life, Self Defense

Psychology Today

How Can You Become a Philosophical Counselor?

There is a relatively new movement in the world of counseling and psychotherapy known as philosophical counseling, or practice. I have frequently talked about it on this blog, but where can you go if you want to be trained in it; and what sort of credentials will you need? Presently two philosophical counseling associations exist in the U.S., both of which offer training in philosophical counseling.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Science

Science Daily

A meta-analysis of three types of peer norms and their relation with adolescent sexual behavior

Researchers have completed research on adolescent sexual behavior. The goal was to analyze how this behavior is related to adolescents' perceptions of three types of sexual peer norms, including how sexually active their peers are, how much their peers would approve of being sexually active, or how much they feel pressured by their peers to have sex.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Human Sexuality, Awareness, Science

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience

The Psychology Department at Temple University is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience to join the Brain and Cognitive Science or to areas outside the Department , and uses techniques valued by the department . Candidates should have a dynamic and rigorous research program with strong potential for external funding, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

PsychCentral

How Somatic Therapy Can Help Patients Suffering from Psychological Trauma

Whatever happens in our lives impacts our mind either consciously or unconsciously. Sometimes events - such as the unexpected death of a loved one, illness, fearful thoughts, near-death accidents or experiences - result in traumas.

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Related Topix: Soma, Carisoprodol (generic), Science, Health, Pain

Science Daily

Favoritism linked to drug use in 'disengaged' families

In families, the perception that parents have a favorite is linked with the less-favored children being twice as likely to use alcohol, cigarettes or drugs. For parents worrying about keeping score and managing perceptions of fairness, one expert has some very simple advice.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Brigham Young University, Science, Parenting, Smoking, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Military makes progress with sexual assault training, but more can be done

The U.S. military has made progress by conducting sexual assault training, but a new University of Michigan study raises questions about the effectiveness of those efforts. Sexual assault has been a problem in the military for years, resulting in the Department of Defense in 2005 creating a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.

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Related Topix: Prison, Department of Defense, US News, Science, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Air Force

Ledbury Reporter

Cancer patients invited to take part in psychological survey

CANCER patients in Worcestershire, their carers and families are being asked to take part in a survey around the psychological help they are offered during their treatment Macmillan Cancer Support and Coventry has teamed up with Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust to determine how psychological treatment for cancer patients can be improved. The trust has said it is concerned some cancer patients in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Coventry may not be able to access the support they need The project is being led by consultant clinical psychologist Dr Julie Highfield, who said she hoped gaps in the service could be identified so everyone in the region could receive the same level of support.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Science

KNDU

The parenting trap: Coddling anxious kids

Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attention or making the threat go away, according to the results of a small study. The finding indicates that certain coddling behaviors may actually boost anxiety, although the study doesn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting, Science, Arizona State University, Boston University

The Independent

Nicole Kidman's father Dr Antony Kidman dies after tragic accident in Singapore

Dr Kidman was clinical psychologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and a director of health psychology at the University of Technology Sydney According to Australian broadcaster Network 10, Dr Antony Kidman died after suffering a fall when visiting Antonia Kidman, Nicole's sister, in the country. The late Dr Kidman was a clinical psychologist at Royal North Shore Hospital, as well as a director of health psychology at the University of Technology Sydney.

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Related Topix: Australia, Science, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

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