Social sciences

Social Sciences - Aug 14
Frequent, heavy social media use can disrupt activities which promote positive mental health in girls, new research suggests. The findings come from the first comprehensive observational study into how very frequent use of platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and WhatsApp may harm the mental health of young people.
Social Sciences - Aug 9
Social Sciences

A new study from the University of Bristol has linked bone strength to the timing of puberty.

Social Sciences - Aug 7

The number of self-harm incidents in Welsh prisons has reached record levels, figures from Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre show.

Health - Social Sciences - Jul 8
Health - Social Sciences

A programme to support and encourage more clinical staff to undertake research is entering its tenth year with twelve new fellows.

Social Sciences - Aug 9

Children who are constantly moved around the social care system are more likely to be vulnerable to sexual exploitation, new research concludes. Dr Sophie Hallett of Cardiff University led the study, which used case records to track a cohort of 205 children involved with social services in one Welsh local authority.

Social Sciences - Jul 19

The more strongly someone agrees with the ideas of revolutionary left-wing groups, the more likely they are to sympathise with violent extremism, finds a first of-its-kind study.

Health - Social Sciences - Jul 1

Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors according to a new study from the University of Bristol.


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