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Podcast: Understanding the Middle Years

Professor George Patton from CATS discusses the importance of the middle years for health and emotional development

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ABC Life Matters: Are a child’s ‘middle years’ more important than we thought?

Lisa talks to ABC Radio National's Life Matters program about the importance of the middle years

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Screen time: how much is too much?

Dr Lisa Mundy and other experts discuss the benefits and downsides of screen time with Woolworths

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SBS News: Bullying Rife in Australian Primary Schools

A report compiled by CATS shows that bullying is affecting the learning outcomes and emotional health of primary school students.

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Medical Xpress: Bullying impacts on primary students’ learning ability

Primary school students who are being bullied and/or experiencing emotional difficulties are falling behind at school.

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Channel 9 News: Children as young as eight affected by poor body image

Channel 9 reports on the latest CATS research, highlighting that children as young as eight years old are unsatisfied with their bodies.

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Channel 7 News: Children as young as 8 are battling poor body image

Hear Dr Libby Hughes and some CATS participants talk about poor perceptions of body image in young children.

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The Age: Poor body image starts to develop as young as eight

The Age reports on recent research out of CATS, showing that body image pressures begin as young as eight years old.

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ABC Breakfast Radio Perth: Preventing bullying in the future

Dr Lisa Mundy speaks to Peter Bell & Paula Kruger about using recent CATS research to prevent bullying in the future. *Link unavailable*

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We are thrilled to be presenting at the Australian Association for Adolescent Health 2019 Youth Health Conference (27-29 Nov). It is important to discuss how we as a health community can enrich developmental research with adolescent voices.
To learn more and register:
aaahyouthhealthconference.com.au/
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NEW CATS STUDY FINDINGS - The Top 5 Video Games for Girls and Boys. Is it what you expected? 🎮🎮 ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you know? 20 years ago, 1 in 5 Year 8 students smoked regularly. At CATS, just 1 in 50 Year 8 students have ever smoked a cigarette. 🚬

But what about e-cigarettes AKA vaping? How many students have ever vaped or regularly vape today? We're very excited for Dr Lisa Mundy to share our new findings on this subject matter at the 2019 Inaugural Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Oceania Conference.
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It's Mental Health Week. Reach out to those experiencing poor mental health and have some real conversations. Reaching out is always worth it 😊😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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84% of Australian parents follow strategies based on myths to prevent their child from catching a cold. Read the report: www.rchpoll.org.au/ ... See MoreSee Less

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