Adolescent Health – protective and risk factors: Findings from the US Add Health Study

The quotes below come from the Monograph, "Reducing the Risk: Connections That Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth"Download "The home environment makes a difference in the health of American youth. When teens feel connected to their families and…

Research on Children in Orphanages Shows Vital Role of Parental Attachment and Other Impacts of Neglect

February 2014 . Jon Hamilton. science news article and video - US National Public Radio: "Orphans' Lonely Beginnings Reveal How Parents Shape A Child's Brain" Kids First reference copy here (PDF) "parenting... is a bit like oxygen. It's easy to take…

Association for Psychological Science, “How Devoted Moms Buffer Kids In Poverty“.

This peer-reviewed study indicates that maternal nurturing and not only socio-economic status is associated with better health outcomes. The study was led by UBC psychologist Dr Gregory Miller. Miller works in exactly the field UBC’s HELP claims expertise in, yet…