Behavioural problems

Kids who nap are happier with fewer behavioural problems

Published in the SLEEP journal, the study revealed strong connections between the afternoon shut-eye sessions and positive outcomes in a handful of areas in the overall development of kids.

Jun 03, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Study links early puberty in girls to depression, behaviour problems in adulthood

Sweeping changes in biology, appearance, self-perception, and emotion combine to make puberty one of the most pivotal phases of development during the lifespan, the researchers note in Pediatrics.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Spanking may worsen behaviour problems in children, says study

Research shows children who are spanked at age five showed greater increases in behaviour problems by age six and also by age eight.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Divorce and children: Things parents must consider before getting separated

For couples who have children, the effects of divorce are even harsher as it can detrimentally impact the child's physical as well as mental well-being.

May 26, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

Parental substance use may affect children's behaviour

Children whose parents use drugs and misuse alcohol are three times more likely to be physically, sexually or emotionally abused and four times more likely to be neglected than their peers.

Jul 18, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Kids in large families at risk of behavioural problems

If you are planning to add yet another new member to your family, think again! A new study has found that children in larger families are more likely to fall behind in cognitive achievement and have behavioural and other problems.

Jan 12, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

Teach toddlers emotions to help them behave better

 Helping your toddler understand and express emotions may reduce behavioural problems later on, says a new study.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Sleep disorders in kids linked to behavioural problems

Parents may please take note that toddlers having sleep difficulties are likely to experience behavioural problems.

Oct 24, 2014, 17:31 PM IST

Impulsive behaviour linked to brain connectivity

In what could help better understand behavioural problems and social adaptation difficulties in children, researchers have found that patterns of brain connectivity are linked with impulsive behaviour.

Jul 23, 2014, 18:31 PM IST

Why adults with depression struggle with parenthood

A new study has identified the symptoms of depression that are likely to cause difficulties with parenting, thus shedding light on the link between the two.

Oct 16, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Antipsychotic drug use in kids ups risk of type 2 diabetes

Prescribing antipsychotic drugs to kids and young adults having behavioural problems or mood disorders could put them at a risk for acquiring type 2 diabetes, a study has showed.

Aug 22, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

Why `logging off` Facebook is crucial for sanity

Popular social media site Facebook has many reasons to be loved and feel connected to. However, there are also some important reasons to `log off` from the site so as to `stay connected` to the real life.

Jul 15, 2013, 11:34 AM IST

Kids who sleep less tend to have severe behavioural problems

A new study has found that 4-year-olds with shorter than average sleep times have increased rates of "externalizing" behaviour problems.

Jul 11, 2013, 14:28 PM IST

Early drunkenness leads to behavioural problems

Many studies have reported that the earlier the age at first drink (AFD), the higher the chances of that person developing later drinking-related problems.

Dec 16, 2012, 16:29 PM IST