Family Relations

Rural parents, teenagers and alcohol: what are parents thinking?

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Mar 02, 2006

INTRODUCTION: The fundamental role of alcohol in the lives of young Australians is mirrored in the level of drinking by adolescents. In 2001, more than one in four Australian adolescents aged 14-19 years consumed alcohol weekly.

From dinner table to digital tablet: technology's potential for reducing loneliness in older adults.

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May 16, 2012

Statistics estimate that close to 35% of our nation's older individuals experience loneliness. Feelings of loneliness have been associated with physical and psychological illness in several research studies.

Using diary methods to study marital and family processes.

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Mar 30, 2005

Diary methods allow researchers to study marital and family processes within the context of daily life in a way that is not possible with more traditional methods.

Virtualizing intimacy: information communication technologies and transnational families in therapy.

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Mar 02, 2011

Information communication technologies (ICTs) are a ubiquitous feature of immigrant family life. Affordable, widely accessible, and highly adaptable ICTs have transformed the immigrant experience into a transnational process with family networks redesigned but not lost.