Understanding childhood temperament and its impact on behaviours in adulthood has been highlighted in a new report about the Australian Temperament Project (ATP).
Technology such as social networking and mobile phones is part and parcel of young people’s lives, and can provide a range of opportunities for sexual violence, according to a research study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).
A long-term Australian study has found a significant link between young teenage bullies and a tendency towards criminal violence and other anti-social behaviour later in life, according to new research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian children who grew up in families where they were maltreated, experienced poverty, or had less supportive parents are significantly more likely to develop psychological problems as young adults, according to research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
A new report has found young Australians in their mid-twenties are involved in risky driving behaviour including speeding; drink driving; not wearing a seatbelt; being under the influence of an illegal drug and using a mobile phone while driving.
Parents are not the natural enemies of teenagers and shouldn’t be seen as irrelevant or the cause of all the problems their adolescents face, according to a discussion paper published today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.