anecdotal evidence that children infected or orphaned by HIV/AIDS have poorer scores related to quality of life (physical, nutrition, education, medical or psychosocial) compared with normal children (not infected, affected or orphaned by HIV/AIDS). While there are tools to measure QOL among adults, few...
DEALING WITH ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION
More than 60 percent of teens never get help with depression even though they can be assisted to overcome it successfully. Parenting depressed teens is one of the most trying tasks; at the same time parental therapy is also the best therapy to bring out the child out of...
The Relationship of Interpersonal Stressor and Psychological Distress among Homosexual Adolescent in Metro Manila
A Research Paper Presented to
The College of Arts, Sciences and Technology
De La Salle Araneta University
Malabon, Metro Manila
In Partial Fulfillment
century the number of people suffering from eating disorders has greatly increased. The most common among these is anorexia nervosa which is a psychological eating disorder. This disorder is noticed in people of all age groups, all races and it affects both the sexes. Though this disorder is found in...
but to what effect?
1. Advertisers spend more than $12 billion annually to cater commercials to children. The average American child watches more than 40,000 television commercials per year, and their ability to recall commercials is extremely strong. Studies show that children only...
4.3 Trans parenting
5 See also
7 External links
Forms of LGBT parenting
Male same-sex couple with a child.
LGBT people can become parents through various means including current or former relationships, coparenting, adoption, foster care, donor insemination...
Physical activity interventions to reduce childhood obesity in developed Countries
Physical activity interventions to reduce childhood obesity in developed countries
The ever increasing childhood obesity and its results are unstoppable...
Adapted with permission from:
“Child and Adolescent Resource Book”, The Center for Child and Family Studies, College of Social Work, University of South Carolina “ChildDevelopment Milestones”, The Northern California Children and Family Services Training Academy...
Social Cosmos – URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-101272
Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Girls: A Culture-Bound Disorder of Western
Elizabeth N. Hopton
Drawing upon the present body of epidemiological and etiological research on anorexia nervosa (AN) this review
paper investigates the role...
There are several types of child abuse; the main element that ties them together is the emotional effect on the child. Children need structure, boundaries and knowledge that their parents are paying attention and looking out for their safety. Child that abused cannot predict how their parents...
description of each familial experience faced, the factors affecting them, and the survival efforts to maintain family stability. This will include mental, physical, social, and emotional factors influencing their environment.
An overview of each stage is as follows:
v Infancy (Birth - 1 year) Trust vs. mistrust...
Primipara Toward Caring of Newborn in Selected Hospital in Batangas City
Teenage years belong to adolescence which is considered a time of identity versus role confusion as Erick Erikson stated (Videbeck, 2008). Adolescence is one of the most confusing times in a person's life. It is that period when...
In America, child abuse kills more children 4 years of age or younger than choking, suffocation, accidental falls, or fires in the home(Child Abuse.) The epidemic of child abuse has escalated in the last thirty years and is often neglected, ignored, and misinterpreted. In this paper the four different...
Child Sexual Abuse: Consequences and Implications
Gail Hornor, RNC, MS, PNP
Sexual abuse is a problem of epidemic proportions in the United States. Given the sheer numbers of sexually abused children, it is vital for pediatric nurse practitioners to understand both short-term and...
Bullying and How it Affects the Development of Children
Aaron Alexander Patton
University of the Fraser Valley
PSYC 250 – Developmental Psychology
October 18, 2010
In one point of history, not too long ago, bullying was considered normal in schools and was just considered...
brProfessional Practice Board
Obesity in the UK:
A psychological perspective
Obesity Working Group 2011
Chair: Dr J.A. Waumsley
It has been my great pleasure to Chair the BPS Working Group on Obesity. A great deal of
excellent work has been conducted by experienced specialists...
Theories of development emerged and have continued throughout history, providing organization, and “a lens through which researchers can interpret and explain any number of specific facts or observations” (Sigelman & Rider, 2012, p. 32). In postulating what is seen as ‘normative’ development, these theories...
anxiety, depression, and fatigue (Fuligni & Hardway, 2006).
Longitudinal studies show an increasing pressure placed on children and adolescents in
terms of expected time spent on school and school-related work, which could result in
less time for things like extracurricular activities,...
Family Studies 381 Final Study Guide
November 3, 2010: Self Esteem Presentation (see attached worksheet)
Encouraging Positive Sex Role Development
• Gender typing
o When children learn how they are “supposed to act” as a male or female
• Gender Schema
Psychological disorders are examined in children that vary in age and are from different backgrounds. Research suggests that there are various contributing factors that contribute to psychological disorders. Some include environmental and genetic influences. Specifically, there are psychological...