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The Psychological Impact Of Gulf Coast Oil Spill
If you're worried about the BP oil spill, you're not alone. But for individuals living in the effected areas the outlook is even bleaker as fears extend from environmental damage to the destruction of home and livelihood.
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New Insight On Why Cohabiting Before Marriage May Increase Risk of Divorce
New study shows that "testing" the relationship by living together may point to problems.
When Staying Together For The Kids Is A Bad Idea
Growing up in a two-parent household carries many benefits for children--except when parents frequently argue.
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PsychBriefs: January 6-12, 2008
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work.
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Study Shows Divorce Does Not Hurt Parenting
A longitudinal study of divorced and married parents reveals few changes in parenting behaviors following divorce. The study followed 5,004 children living in two-parent households at the start of the study.
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Divorce Nearly Doubles Chance Of Ritalin Use
A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that children whose parents have divorced are significantly more likely to be on the attention deficit disorder (ADD) drug Ritalin than children of married parents. Studying 5000 children w...
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