Psychology, Psychiatry & Diagnoses

The world of parenthood seems to be increasingly dominated by psychological theories and diagnoses. Many of these have crept into everyday language. The aim of this section is to put them under spotlight and question when and how they can be appropriate and helpful and when their use can be inappropriate and limiting.

Talking to Young Children about Climate Change

If they weren’t already aware of climate change, the recent bushfires and smoke issues have made talking with children about climate change, and answering their questions, inescapable. But how to do it honestly but without causing undue anxiety is the question. Here are some resources and suggestion books on the topic. Articles The Australian Psychological [...]