Tag: Childhood Studies

Specialty Mental Health Settings Are Most Common for Treatment of Adolescent Major Depression, Says New Study

Specialty Mental Health Settings Are Most Common for Treatment of Adolescent Major Depression, Says New Study

Treatment for adolescent major depression is most common in specialty mental health settings – and on the rise – according to a new childhood studies study.

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Researcher Unveils Pioneering Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies

Researcher Unveils Pioneering Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies

Dan Cook, a professor and chair of the Department of Childhood Studies, announces the publication of the premiere reference work in the field of childhood studies.

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The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

By Tom McLaughlin Popular films often reflect the values and beliefs of the societies that produce them, says Meredith Bak. The horror genre in particular, explains the Rutgers University–Camden scholar, can tap into both surface-level and deeply rooted cultural fears. For example, she notes, recurring motifs of evil children and murderous mothers in horror movies […]

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Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

Rutgers University–Camden will continue to be a global leader at the forefront of childhood studies research and initiatives, thanks to a $250,000 gift from alumna Nancy Shuman to establish the Nancy Seagrave Shuman Endowment for Childhood Studies.

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Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Ph.D. student Michelle Lyttle Storrod, a recognized authority on gang violence and prevention in her native Great Britain, is currently focusing her dissertation research on the impact and influence of social media platforms and mobile devices on street gangs and other forms of extremism.

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