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Family Studies and Human Development

Professor Raison Discovers How Sitting in a Hot Tent Can Ease Depression

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Dr. Charles Raison is at the forefront of challenging the traditional notion that depression is exclusively a brain illness. His holistic mind-brain-body approach has sparked success in recent clinical trials exploring the effect of heat regulation processes

A high-tech heated tent is being tested as a possible new treatment for pain and depression. Read more »

News Contact: 
Charles Raison, M.D.
Contact Email: 
craison@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Stephen T. Russell's new study reveals LGBT teens have better self-esteem

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A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who do not. 

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who d Read more »

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Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
strussell@arizona.edu

LGBT adults better adjusted if they were ‘out’ in school

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have better self esteem and less depression as young adults if they were open about their sexual orientations as adolescents, a new study suggests. Read more »

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have better self esteem and less depression as young adults if they were open about their sexual orientations as adolescents, a new study suggests.

News Contact: 
Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
strussell@arizona.edu

What You and Your Valentine Should Know

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The idea that opposites attract is popular, but it doesn't pan out in real life, UA researchers say. As Norton Professor, Melissa Curran tells her students in a class on relationships: "There's no such thing as having too much in common."

By Alexis Blue, University Relations - Communications | February 10, 2015
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News Contact: 
Melissa Curran, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
macurran@email.arizona.edu

Arizona Illustrated features story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101"

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Check out the Arizona Illustrated story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101" (FSHD 150B: Men, Fatherhood and Families: A Biocultural Perspective).

Check out the Arizona Illustrated story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101" --The course will be taught again this summer (FSHD 150B: Men, Fatherhood and Families: A Biocultural Pers Read more »

Trio of Norton Faculty launch "The Little Book" for national publication

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The Little Book: A Beginner's Guide to Finding Your Rhetorical Voice helps students communicate with confidence in their speaking and writing. The material facilitates self-discovery and critical thinking as students learn to assess the validity of their ideas and express them with clarity and integrity.

The Little Book: A Beginner's Guide to Finding Your Rhetorical Voice helps students communicate with confidence in their speaking and writing. Read more »

News Contact: 
Richard Nelson Wood
Contact Email: 
rnwood@email.arizona.edu

Norton Associate Professors Weigh Economic Impact of Low Gas Prices

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Associate professor at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Anita D. Bhappu, Ph.D. and Sabrina V. Helm, Ph.D contribute to a discussion on the economic impact regarding lower gas prices.

 

Since Jan. 18, Tucson gasoline prices have dropped 6 cents per gallon, according to GasBuddy, a retail fuel pricing aggregate. Read more »

News Contact: 
Anita D. Bhappu, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
abhappu@email.arizona.edu

FSHD Students Elected Representatives of Renowned International Organization

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Congratulations to Jose-Michael Gonzalez and Diana Meter who were elected to Student and Early Career representative offices in the Society for Research in Child Development, a prestigious international organization.

Congratulations to Jose-Michael Gonzalez and Diana Meter who were elected to Student and Early Career representative offices in the Society for Research in Child Development, a prestigious internat Read more »

NSF Grant Funds CALS Postdoc Student’s Research on LGBTQ Teen Alcohol Use

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Jessica Fish, a postdoctoral research associate in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant at the beginning of fall semester 2014 for her research on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ and minority teens.

Jessica Fish, a postdoctoral research associate in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, rece Read more »

News Contact: 
Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
strussel@email.arizona.edu

Linda Pallock

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Linda
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Linda Pallock
Lecturer
Family Studies and Human Development
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078
(520) 621-1724


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