child psychology

Child Behavioral Issues Linked to Sleep Habits

By |2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00October 19th, 2013|Categories: Behavioral Disorders|Tags: , , , , |

New research from University College London published in the journal Pediatrics, suggests that there is a connection between the time a child goes to sleep and their behavior. Specifically, children who go to bed at the same time every night are more likely to be well-behaved when compared to children who go to bed at [...]

Children Involved in Bullying May Have More Psychiatric Issues in Adulthood

By |2018-06-08T18:47:56+00:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , , , |

A study from the Duke University Medical Center found, after the review of more than 20 years of data from a group of 1,270 participants, has found that children involved in bullying are more likely to develop a number of psychiatric disorders as they grow into adulthood. The study, which is called the most definitive and extensive to date, indicates that not only does the target of bullying suffer long term effects, but so do the bullies. This contradicts the common perception that the effects of bullying are short term and that children grow out of them as they mature.