The Greater Good Take on Family & Couples
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Family & Couples Resources
- "Mindfulness-Based Approaches with Children and Adolescents"
A comprehensive review of current research on mindfulness-based approaches to interventions with children and adolescents.
- "In Defense of Parenthood"
Contrary to recent studies suggesting that parenthood is linked to unhappiness, parents are found to report higher levels of...
- "Eighteen-Month-Old Infants Show Increased Helping Following Priming with Affiliation"
Eighteen-month-old infants offer help more often and more spontaneously when primed with photographs hinting at affiliation....
- The Center for Family Studies
The Center for Family Studies was founded in 1990 at the University of California, Riverside, to research and disseminate...
- The Family Caregiver Alliance
The Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of...
- The Family Institute at Northwestern University
The Family Institute at Northwestern University is devoted to marital and family therapy, professional education, and...
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