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Children who suffer adverse experiences like abuse and neglect may be more likely to have sleep problems in adulthood. Read Dr.Racine's interview with Reuters on the effects of toxic stress on sleep and the body.

Read an article written by Dr.Madigan debunking the myth of the cycle of abuse - that all victims of abuse become abusers themselves. 

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Our lives these days are intertwined with our digital devices, for good or for ill. That includes adolescent romantic and sexual relationships of all kinds — happy, tragic, mutual, one-sided, healthy, abusive.

Read more about research from our lab examining adolescent sexting and recommendations for talking with your children about the topic! 

TIME: Too Much Screen Time Can Have Lasting Consequences for Young Children’s Brains

Growing data suggests that exposing young children to too much time in front of a TV or computer can have negative effects on their development. Research from our lab found that more screen time is linked to poorer progress on developmental milestones. Read more about the findings from the study and an interview with Dr.Madigan in this article from TIME magazine.

Today's Parent: Here's why screens bring out the worst in your kid

If you notice behaviour problems when your kid spends a lot of time on screens, you’re not alone. Here's why this is happening and tips on what you can do to help manage it.

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