Tag Archive: conflict

Five Tips for Divorced Dads: Maintaining a connection with your kids

It’s hard for noncustodial parents to stay in contact with their kids, but it’s possible to maintain a relationship.

Anatomy of Three Things

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about three recent stories from the familyanatomy.com website, including: Is preschool depression chronic or a phase? Are imaginary friends a good thing? What are the possible consequences of parent-teen conflict over privacy? Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can get your free podcast subscription in iTunes….


FA064 – Anatomy of Inquiry & Families

On location at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 2009 conference. Doctors Brian & Giuseppe discuss inquiry-based learning (helping kids to develop essential learning skills) and family conflict. Website of the Week: A Little Bit of Mom Sense Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can get your free podcast subscription in iTunes. Vote…


Stuck in the Middle: Parental conflict and kids' emotions

A study in the new issue of the Journal of Family Psychology suggests that kids who get pulled into their parents’ conflicts are at a higher risk for developing symptoms of depression and anxiety. Cheryl Buehler of the University of South Carolina and Deborah Welsh of the University of Tennessee followed over 400 11 to…

Family therapy: Healing family conflicts

Recently it came to my attention that we have not re-explored the topic of family therapy for a while. I felt that it would be important to remind our listeners as well as people visiting our website what family therapy is about and what it means to seek help in this area. It is important…

Divorce, passed on from parents to kids

Research has shown that children of divorced parents are more likely to divorce themselves. A new study in the October 2008 issue of the Journal of Family Psychology investigated some possible explanations for the transmission of divorce from one generation to the next. Sarah Whitton of the Boston University and her colleagues from the University…

Family Conflict and Suicide Risk

A new study conducted at the University of California, Davis, suggests that Asian Americans reporting family conflict were at three times greater risk for a suicide attempt than other Asian Americans. The risk was increased regardless of income, depression history, and gender. The researchers hypothesized that the emphasis on family harmony in many Asian cultures…

FA017 – Anatomy of Sibling Rivalry

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about sibling conflict and sibling rivalry. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail suggestions or questions to [email protected] Don’t forget, you can follow…