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Strong sibling bond protects against negative effects of fighting parents

Strong sibling bond protects against negative effects of fighting parents

June 22, 2018

In a 3-year study, Rochester psychologists found children with strong sibling relationships experience less distress in response to future fighting between parents.

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Researchers, engineers team up on app for caregivers facing FASD

Researchers, engineers team up on app for caregivers facing FASD

July 11, 2017

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.5 million grant to support the development of a mobile app providing peer-to-peer interventions for parents of children with fetal alcohol syndrome disorders (FASD).

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Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders lag in emotional understanding

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders lag in emotional understanding

June 27, 2017

Even in children with an average IQ, researchers found that emotional understanding lags by two to five years behind typically developing peers.

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Restrictive housing for juveniles: punitive, not rehabilitative

Restrictive housing for juveniles: punitive, not rehabilitative

May 30, 2016

Restrictive housing—popularly referred to as “solitary confinement”—is widely employed in U.S. prisons and jails. Kevin Fiscella of the Department of Family Medicine examines the risks of restrictive housing, especially for juvenile offenders. / CorrectCare

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September 17, 2015

Researchers sought to answer parents’ questions about dietary intervention with the most controlled dietary intervention and autism study to date.

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Patients move into new Golisano Children’s Hospital

Patients move into new Golisano Children’s Hospital

July 21, 2015

This has been a long time coming since the University of Rochester Medical Center began building the $145 million project in September of 2012. Administrators said they have rehearsed the move for weeks and it went incredibly well.

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Watch: A look at pediatric care in ROC as the new Golisano Children’s Hospital prepares to open

Watch: A look at pediatric care in ROC as the new Golisano Children’s Hospital prepares to open

July 20, 2015

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital will open its doors in a matter of days. It serves more than 74,000 kids across the region each year. Need to Know guest, Dr. Nina Schor, Pediatrician-In-Chief at the hospital says there is “nothing like it anywhere else in upstate New York.”

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Study: Stress harms childrens brains

Study: Stress harms childrens brains

July 3, 2015

Toddlers growing up in unstable or unresponsive families are significantly more likely to have unhealthy levels of a stress hormone linked to poor cognitive ability, according to new research from the University of Rochester.

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Stress in low-income families can affect children’s learning

Stress in low-income families can affect children’s learning

June 18, 2015

Children living in low-income households who endure family instability and emotionally distant caregivers are at risk of having impaired cognitive abilities according to new research from Rochester’s Mt. Hope Family Center.

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Children in crisis focus of annual Anthony/Stanton Conversations

Children in crisis focus of annual Anthony/Stanton Conversations

October 14, 2014

Sheree Toth, the executive director of the Mt. Hope Family Center and professor of clinical psychology, will deliver this year’s keynote speech at this year’s annual Stanton/Anthony Conversations, which will focus on the mental wellness of children.

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