: ' childmentalhealth'
A new study has found that transgender children who have the support of their families have positive mental health, with rates of depression and anxiety no higher than a control group of children. The findings challenge [...]
MENTAL health services remained in the spotlight this week with Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard addressing Parliament yesterday on the government’s commitment to support services in regional areas. During Mental Health Week last week, Health Minister [...]
A new study, published in the Oct. 12 issue of Pediatrics, found that a bipolar drug usually prescribed to adults is also effective and safe for children to use on a short term basis. Bipolar disorder is [...]
One in five children are bullied at least once a week, causing stress-related health problems, with those with a disability the most vulnerable, according to a landmark study. The national survey of 5500 children aged 9 to [...]
A new study finds that a family intervention can help anxious parents raise calm kids. Children of anxious parents are at an increased risk of developing anxiety, but that doesn’t have to be the case, according [...]
With many young families still facing the stress of September — new schools, new routines, sports tryouts — parents need to be aware of childhood mental health issues, says the University of Calgary’s new specialist in that area. [...]
A new study from Australia discovers physical or psychological closeness with a loved one can help reduce situational stress. Researchers from Queen’s University discovered evidence of emotional load-sharing between partners in a close relationship. In the [...]