Depression is on the rise among young people, but antisocial behaviour is down, new research shows 28 February 2019 Young people today are more likely to be depressed and to self-harm than they were 10 years ago, but antisocial behaviour and substance use - often thought to go hand-in-hand with mental ill-health - are on the decline.
- Non alcoholic fatty liver disease found in large numbers of teenagers and young adults: is a public health crisis looming 12 April 2019 News release re-published from the International Liver Congress 2019, European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
- Bristol families continue to give the world unique health information 8 April 2019 Bristol's world-renowned Children of the 90s generational health study reached a landmark this week with a first look at new mums and their children in its 2000th published paper.
- Bristol provides first long-term look at predictors of suicide attempts 14 March 2019 Academics at the University of Bristol have taken the first long-term look at potential factors that could lead to suicide attempts in high-risk young people.
- Depression is on the rise among young people, but antisocial behaviour is down, new research shows 28 February 2019 Young people today are more likely to be depressed and to self-harm than they were 10 years ago, but antisocial behaviour and substance use - often thought to go hand-in-hand with mental ill-health - are on the decline.
- Identified: the families with the most sibling bullying 19 February 2019 Sibling bullying does have an effect on mental health later in life for both the victims and the bullies, it needs to be taken more seriously by parents and healthcare professionals.
- Thinking positively during pregnancy? You could be helping your child's ability in maths and science 8 February 2019 Your attitude during pregnancy could have an effect on your child's ability in maths and science, according to a new study published by Frontiers in Psychology today.
- Genes for head and brain development involve the guardian of the genome 21 January 2019 Press release republished with permission from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
- Teens keep active despite asthma or eczema, study finds 21 January 2019 A fresh look by the University of Bristol at how teenagers are affected by their asthma, eczema or obesity has some reassuring findings published in BMJ Open today (Monday 21 January).
- Post-natal depression in dads linked to depression in their teenage daughters 15 January 2019 Fathers as well as mothers can experience post-natal depression, new research has revealed – and it is linked to emotional problems for their teenage daughters.
- Childhood body composition may help determine future lung health 11 January 2019 Boys and girls with more muscle mass in childhood and adolescence have higher lung function