Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:27 am MDT
Research shows that divorces tend to have certain things as roots. Knowing what stresses a marriage can improve a couple's chance of weathering it.
Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:40 am MDT
A Yale researcher has found seven barriers to including fathers in parenting programs. Leaving them out is bad news for children, according to studies.
Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 3:12 pm MDT
Harsh sibling rivalry is common, can have lasting mental health impact and most often goes unreported, a new study says. The research also indicates it may make reporting of outside bullying less likely.
Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:24 pm MDT
Facebook this week announced new standards for what's acceptable on its platform. Bullying and sexual content are out. But by the time the site figures it out, the damage may already be done.
Published: Friday, March 20, 2015 11:37 am MDT
A researcher at the University of Waterloo has identified a group more likely to stay in an unhappy relationship — and why.
Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:08 pm MDT
Married couples can fend off pressure by presenting a united social presence, says a study headed by researchers from University of Georgia’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Meanwhile, the Census...
Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:05 pm MDT
Loneliness and social isolation are as dangerous to health as being severely overweight. And social relationships should be given more attention and concern than they've been getting, according to new research ...
Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:54 pm MDT
Tony Duran was 17 when he became a dad, too scared to do much with the baby because it seemed so tiny. But in a recent parenting class at the Utah State Prison, he's stroking the cheek of his "baby" Michael and...
Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:31 pm MDT
Married couples are more likely to untie the knot when a wife gets sick, compared to when a wife remains healthy, according to a new study. But who initiates the divorce is a mystery the researchers at Iowa Sta...
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 10:54 am MDT
Your kid may be the greatest ever born, but expressing that thought may create a self-centered monster. New research suggests that too much praise creates narcissism.