Category Archives: Family

Maternal exposure to intimate partner abuse before birth is associated with autism spectrum disorder in offspring

From Autism The cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is largely unknown. Maternal exposure to psychosocial stressors during pregnancy has been hypothesized to affect the risk of ASD in offspring through several pathways. Stressors have also been hypothesized to trigger … Continue reading

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The stigma of “Singlism”: ever-single women’s perceptions of their social environment

“I’m a loser, I’m not married, let’s just all look at me”: ever-single women’s perceptions of their social environment From Journal of Family Issues The growing numbers of individuals marrying later or not marrying at all, combined with high divorce … Continue reading

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Examining infidelity: What makes people cheat?

Infidelity Special Issue From The Family Journal Top celebrity news items this week include a kiss and tell story by a female escort revealing her affair with footballer Wayne Rooney and the announcement on behalf of Boyzone singer Ronan Keating … Continue reading

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Can you hear me now? The experience of a deaf family member surrounding the death of loved ones

From: Palliative Medicine It is well documented that good communication is a vitally important issue to family members of a dying person. The challenges for a Deaf person in this situation are therefore often considerably greater. Estimates of the size of … Continue reading

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Measuring the ideal parent

Defining and Measuring Parenting for Educational Success: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Parent Education Profile From American Educational Research Journal To gain access to federal funding, family literacy and adult education programs are required to demonstrate evidence that participants … Continue reading

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