Posts Tagged ‘social’

Social and Emotional Development and Wellbeing of Infants

The optimal development of infants and young children is a priority. There is increasing recognition that fetal development and infancy are vital periods of very rapid physical, physiological, psychological, and neurological growth. This growth is reflected in the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional domains of early childhood development. Human development involves interactions among biological,…

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Teenage Development

In the early teenage years, there are a lot of changes: physical, emotional and social. During this time, teenage bodies, emotions, and identities change in different ways at different times. Physical changes For boys, physical changes usually start around 11-12 years – but any time between 9 and 14 years is normal. Physical changes include…

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Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Rural Areas

Social and emotional wellbeing refers to a multidimensional concept of health, which encompasses mental health alongside other domains of health and wellbeing, including connection to country, culture, spirituality, ancestry, family and community. Dispossession, racism, trauma, disadvantage and disconnection from culture and country as well as disengagement from education and employment are all underlying contributors to…

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What Is Social Phobia?

It’s natural to shy in front of others at times or to feel self-conscious, nervous. Anyone can have a sweaty palms, racing heart or fluttering stomach when trying out for chorus, giving a class presentation or asking someone on a first date. Most people, when they need to, manage to get through these moments, but…

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