Family & Relationship Issues
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Family & Relationship Issues
Introduction to Family and Relationship Issues
Welcome to our Family and Relationship Issues topic center. Whoever we are, one thing is certain. We are all born the product of a union between a man and a woman, and we are all very much shaped by those who raised us, our parents and/or caregivers. We are the product of human relationships, and most of us spend our days within the context of relationships with other people. We need other people to be close to us in our lives, or we tend to get sick. Who we are is very much a function of where we have come from, and who we surround ourselves with.
THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients burdened by stress and family conflicts before surgery may face a higher risk for complications following their operation, a new study suggests. Investigators found that patients with a so-called quality-of-life "deficit" appeared to have a nearly three times greater risk for... Read More
MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While a burly kid on the playground may be the stereotype of a childhood bully, a new study suggests some of the most damaging bullies are as close to home as you can get: They're siblings who tease, make fun of and physically... Read More
FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents and children in troubled families, where violence and verbal aggression are a common part of the daily landscape, tend to have more cavities and missing teeth, a new study suggests. New York University researchers found that parents with worse oral health often... Read More
Dear Dr. Schwartz, I have been married for 15 years and for 13 of those my mother-in-law had keys to our house. I loved &... Read More
My husband and I have been married for 6+ years. I would consider us to be one of the happiest couples I know. With that... Read More
Short, I lost my only sibling in a car accident a few years ago. My siblings first name is something I treasure and we thought... Read More
Family members spend much of their time together and rely on each other for support. In some cases, mental illness, addiction, financial difficulties, and other stressors interfere with normal family... Read More
What’s your typical reaction to bad news? If your loved one confessed to a drug problem, what would you say? Would you blow up? Break down? Bully them? We’ve all... Read More
Which would you prefer to hear? “I’m sorry you’re mad that I was late,” or “I’m sorry I was late. I know it was rude, and it messed up... Read More
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