Tag Archives: Behavior

Motherhood May Spur Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior in Some

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TUESDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) — New mothers have a much higher rate of obsessive-compulsive symptoms than other people and these symptoms center on their baby’s well-being, a new study indicates. For example, a new mother may constantly worry and check to see if her baby is still breathing; she …

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Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?

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THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children exposed to a widely used group of insecticides may be at increased risk for behavioral problems, according to a new study. The insecticides are called pyrethroids. They’re used on crops but can also be found in some mosquito repellents and in products …

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Spanking Raises Chances of Risky, Deviant Sexual Behavior

'Choking Game' Turned Deadly for 82 Youths

Latest Mental Health News By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have uncovered another damaging consequence of spanking: risky sexual behaviors, or even sexual deviancy, when the child grows up. “This adds one more harmful side effect to spanking,” said Murray Straus, a spanking …

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Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study

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MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Energy drinks are linked to hyperactivity and inattention in middle-school students, a new study reveals. Yale University researchers looked at more than 1,600 students at middle schools in one urban school district in Connecticut. Their average age was around 12 years. Boys were …

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Day Care May Not Raise Behavior Woes in Kids After All

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By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — Parents who send their children to day care may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New research finds that children in child care do not have an increased risk of behavioral problems. The catch? The new study was …

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