Items Tagged ‘social interactions’

Keeping your cool when political passions run hot

August 30, 2016

Keeping your cool when political passions run hot

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

A volatile and contentious presidential election campaign has left many people feeling disheartened, frustrated, and even hostile. Our reactions to the presidential contest – and many issues in general – have become so polarized that attempts at discussion can quickly turn into confrontations. These conflicts can negatively impact both our emotional health and social relationships. […]

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Tags: Emanuel Maidenberg, mental health, psychiatry/psychology, relationships, social interactions


How childhood friendships boost social, emotional development

July 29, 2016

How childhood friendships boost social, emotional development

By uclahealth uclahealth

Making and maintaining friendships are critical to a child’s social and emotional development. Developing healthy friendships early on can help children maintain positive influences and friendships throughout their lives. Forming friendships “A friendship is a mutual relationship formed with affection and commitment between people who consider themselves as equals,” according to Fred Frankel, PhD, director […]

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Tags: childhood friendships, childrens health, emotional development, Fred Frankel PhD, healthy friendships, social development, social interactions, social skills, UCLA Children's Friendship Program