Teen Dating Violence What Every Child And Parent Must Know

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If there ever was any doubt in your mind where adult domestic violence has its’ roots-put your inquisitive mind at rest. It starts with our kids!! In a recent study partnered by Teenage Research Unlimited and the Liz Claiborne Corp., teens 13-18 were surveyed on the frequency of dating violence in their lives. The study […]


Parental Control The V Chip

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Probably the greatest invention as far as parental control over TV programs was the V-Chip. This article is going to take a look at how the chip was invented and came to be. The V-chip was invented by Professor Tim Collings. It is patented with US patent number 5,828,204 and Canadian patent number 2,178,474. The […]


Parental Control Tv Rating System

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With the increase of sex and violence on television, or as George Carlin likes to delicately put it, “Sax and Violins”, parents have to be more careful than ever about what they allow their children to watch. But how do they do that? Unless they’ve got some kind of guide or know every movie that’s […]


Understanding Video Game Ratings

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As a parent today, you most likely understand the ratings on the movies that your children are watching. But, do you really know what the ratings on their video games mean? Are your children playing games on there video game systems or on the computer that are meant only for adults? The Entertainment Software Rating […]


Aggression And Violence In Sports

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For anyone living in the American society, it does not take a sociologist or a political scientist to call attention to which extend sports has permeated the American way of life. Newspapers devote an entire section of their daily editions to the coverage of sports such as golf , football, soccer, and more. Newsprint about […]


Effects Of Video Games On Children

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Video games came into our living room and into our life about 50 years ago. As the technology for the games improved, people recognized it as a business opportunity. With money making as the sole aim, game developers thought it fit to feed the basic cravings of humans – violence, vulgarity and perverseness. And they […]


Effects Of Video Games On Children

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Video games came into our living room and into our life about 50 years ago. As the technology for the games improved, people recognized it as a business opportunity. With money making as the sole aim, game developers thought it fit to feed the basic cravings of humans – violence, vulgarity and perverseness. And they […]


Protecting Your Family From Violence

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It may seem surprising to some but an excellent way to protect yourself and your family from violence may be to watch more movies and TV. Here’s why: A key media organization is helping various TV shows and movies to depict the realities of such issues as health, drugs, mental illness, diabetes, sun safety, crime […]


Understanding The Mind Of The Hunter

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Contrary to popular belief, stalkers are not a problem relegated only to celebrities. Ordinary people can also end up having to deal with someone following their every move and observing their daily activities. The fact is, it isn’t just fame and fortune that makes someone so obsessed with another person as to follow them around […]


Couples Pregnancy And Murder The Maternal Murder Phenomenon

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In recent years, the high profile murder cases of Laci Peterson and Lori Hacking in the United States has brought to light an growing threat to pregnant women—murder. According to a March 2001 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) using death records and coroner reports, state health department researchers found […]


Love Is The Answer Sounds Trite But It S True

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It’s all about love. It may seem trite to say, but its true. Love is where it’s at. What do you want to do in life? It goes easier with love in your heart. Want better relationships, or a better family life? Make sure love is in your heart. Trying to do a better job […]


Family Violence

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“Family for and individual is a multiplied self”, says the saying, one can’t but agree with. A family is the first social group where you grow up and learn the simplest things. So the influence of it makes the first step in formation of a personality. It is hard to see, how negative can this […]


Domestic Violence Dr Jekyll Or Mr Hyde

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde a two in one package, that springs to mind every time I hear of another case of domestic violence. How many men/women can relate to this personality disorder in their partner? There are no excuses for the people who inflict pain on another human being. It was a deadly potion […]


Mind To Take A Pill The Psychiatric Hoax

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The basis of our lifestyle is based on mutual trust. We have faith that our government will do its best to improve the country’s economy, the standard of living of its citizens, and national unity. The same goes with our health care system. We have partial if not complete faith in the doctors, medical assistants […]


Dangerous Children In A Dangerous World

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Juvenile violent crime rates increased 62% from 1988 to 1993, and then declined by just 6% from 1993 through 1997, according to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). However, the rates for juvenile drug and curfew violations, sex offenses, and simple assaults have continued to increase. The greater the number of risk […]


Criminal Background Checks A Necessity In Our Society

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Everyday the news tells of violence in the workplace and sex offenders on the prowl. The scary thing is that you usually never know who these people might be until it’s too late. How many times have you seen an interview of someone describing an accused criminal as the nicest person you could ever know? […]


Healing Anger And Violence In Our Society

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I have counseled individuals, couples, families and business partners for the past 35 years and authored eight published books. All this experience has resulted in the development of a profound six-step healing process, called Inner Bonding, which anyone can learn and use throughout the day (FREE course available – see resource box). The violence in […]


Is This Funny Can We Develop Non Violent Humour

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“In its original historical meaning, a cartoon (from the Italian cartone, meaning “big paper”) is a full-size drawing made on paper as a study for a further artwork, such as a painting or tapestry. In modern print media, a cartoon is an illustration, usually humorous in intent.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartoons The current representation of conflict over the […]


One Of America S Best Kept Dirty Little Secrets

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It can happen to anyone!! Young, old; rich, poor; Protestant, Catholic, atheist; it knows not the boundary of neighborhood good or bad; white, black, yellow, brown, green-it knows not the difference of color although it prefers African Americans who are poor; male or female it makes no difference although it prefers females between the age […]


School Shootings Aren T Caused By The Type Of Student That The Media Tells You About

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Teachers, principals and counselors: As most of you are aware, some of the recent school shootings were apparently committed by students who were not known for their acting- out behaviors, but instead for their relatively quiet withdrawal and depression. We have gotten quite a few calls asking for explanations. Youth professionals are often more accustomed […]