Seven-year old James is having considerable difficulty learning to read; nine-year old Chrissie hates maths and has trouble remembering her times tables from one week to the next
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Most parents experience concern and anxiety when their children and their peers start to drink alcohol.
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All children experience jealousy, anger, and anxiety when they think that they may miss out on resources, attention, or love from their caregivers.
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Does the sound of your loved ones chewing their food drive you crazy? Do you get irritated by the sound of a computer or a fan humming in the back ground?
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In spite of enormous changes in its structure and functioning, the family is still the main context in which most people are brought up.
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It’s the end of October 2010, and there have been over 2000 earthquakes since 4 September.
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Anorexia nervosa- early detection is the key to recovery!
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Up to 90% of adolescents use one or more of the social networking sites – Bebo, My Space or Facebook are examples – and that’s a lot of young people socialising with a computer screen
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However well it goes, there are times when step-parenting presents a significant challenge, especially in the early years.
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Sexual offending continues to be an emotive topic that elicits extensive discussion amongst the general public, scholars, and the legal system
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