Category Archives: Developmental Psychology

Articles about the psychological, emotional and perception changes during human development.

How To Keep Elderly Relatives With Dementia Safe

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Caregivers are unspoken heroes. They’re the people that deserve more recognition for the incredible work they do for their loved ones. Caring for an elderly parent or relative who has dementia is especially challenging. Nevertheless, there are practical things you can do to keep your loved one safe.  Continue reading

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The Psychological Effects Of Breastfeeding

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People often say there is no force stronger than a mother’s love. And it’s easy to understand why. As the newborn is beginning his or her journey into an unknown world, mom is always right there to do anything she can to make that journey successful. Over the past twenty five years, a number of studies have investigated the factors that contribute to the development of the mother-child bond. Interestingly, there is mounting evidence that breastfeeding may play a very significant role. Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Parent is Showing Signs of Dementia

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There are many health risks associated with aging. Some of the most common health issues that affect older people include hearing loss, cataracts, back pain, diabetes and dementia. However, there are steps you can take to minimize the development and negative impact of these conditions. In this article we will cover practical measures you can take if your parent is showing signs of dementia. Continue reading

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Why People With Dementia Need Live-In Care

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The most commonly used treatment for people with dementia is in-home care. It’s a form of supportive care that helps people with dementia live independently with the help of a personal assistant or nurse. But many people with dementia also need a 24-hour caregiver or nurse on-site to monitor their health, provide assistance as needed, and help them engage in everyday activities. Because so many people with dementia are often unable to care for themselves, they rely on their family members to provide live-in services. In this post, you will discover why it is essential for people with dementia to remain in their own homes and receive the care they require. Continue reading

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Move Up At Work With These 9 Professional Growth Strategies

How to boost professional growth

Being competitive in the current job market is challenging but if you know your goals well, you can develop yourself more professionally. Growing at work has several benefits including the plethora of development opportunities, augmented career satisfaction, higher salaries, and increased miscellaneous benefits. Continue reading

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9 Common Developmental and Emotional Issues in Children 

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No one wants to see their children struggle with developmental issues. However, diagnoses, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, have skyrocketed since the turn of the century. If your child is diagnosed with a developmental issue, it’s essential to get access to the appropriate services. These services can help your child to learn the skills they will need as an adult. Early intervention is vital. Continue reading

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