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October 14, 2014

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6:30 AM | Cyberbullying and mental health in young people
Elly O'Brien summarises a recent US survey of adolescents, which investigates the relationship between cyberbullying, mental health and substance use problems, and the moderating role of family dinners. The post Cyberbullying and mental health in young people appeared first on The Mental Elf.

October 10, 2014

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7:00 AM | Survey of abuse of people with learning disabilities challenges view that women are not perpetrators and suggests known abuse is tip of iceberg
Today, we feature the debut blog of Professor Ruth Northway, who reflects on the implications of a paper which retrospective study looking at levels and types of abuse disclosed by people with learning disabilities referred to a psychology service. The post Survey of abuse of people with learning disabilities challenges view that women are not perpetrators and suggests known abuse is tip of iceberg appeared first on The Learning Disabilities Elf.

October 02, 2014

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6:30 AM | E-cigarettes and youth: are e-cigs encouraging more use of conventional cigarettes?
Matt Field reviews the recent cross-sectional survey of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarette use in US adolescents, which found that E-Cig users were more likely to also smoke regular cigarettes than non-users. Does this mean that E-cigarettes encourage the use of conventional cigarettes? The post E-cigarettes and youth: are e-cigs encouraging more use of conventional cigarettes? appeared first on The Mental Elf.

September 23, 2014

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2:27 AM | Extracting the facts on Australian attitudes to mining
It’s no secret that mining is important to Australia, but that doesn’t necessarily make it popular with society at large. We wanted to have a better understanding of what Australians think about mining, so in 2013/14 we conducted an online survey of 5,121 Australians. The survey results have now been published as Australian attitudes toward […]
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