• Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics could be a promising behavioral intervention for adults and children with Tourette syndrome.
  • Empathetic children who become empathetic adolescents are more likely to engage in effective stress management techniques and prosocial behaviors that help others.
  • Hearing generic language to describe a certain category of people can lead children to develop stereotypes or prejudice about them.
  • Researchers found that 23 percent of children received a “negative touch” such as arm pulling, pinching, slapping and spanking when failing to comply with a parent’s request in a public place, revealing that physical forms of punishment are more common than previously thought.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.