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Video games are good for girls, if parents play along

By |2018-10-01T14:34:20-04:00February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Children, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here's a synopsis of the study, followed by my questions about it: ScienceDaily (2011-02-02) -- Researchers have conducted a study on video games and children between 11 and 16 years old. They found that girls who played video games with a parent enjoyed a number of advantages. Those girls behaved better, felt more connected to their [...]

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Study finds that parents of ADHD children more likely to divorce

By |2016-10-05T06:46:13-04:00October 22nd, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , |

A study by Pelham and Wymbs (2008) in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology found that 23% percent of parents with an ADHD child had divorced by the child's 8th birthday, compared to 13% of the parents without an ADHD child. Keep in mind that people with ADHD are more likely to divorce than those [...]

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ADHD and sleep difficulties

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00June 4th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , |

In a study by Sung, et al. (2008), it was found that 73% of children with ADHD have difficulties sleeping. The study also found that children with sleep difficulties had a poorer quality of life, and they were more likely to miss school. Parents of children with sleep problems were more likely to be late to [...]

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