Social networking sites can provide needed support to mothers raising young children, but only in moderation. A new study done in Japan, published today in BMC Women’s Health, examines the association between time spent on social networking sites and loneliness. Here, the the lead author discusses the context and findings.
An article recently published in BMC Public Health explores cyber-victimization across seven European countries and finds that cyberbullying may be linked to higher use of social network sites by school children aged 14-17 years. We take a closer look at the research below.
A new study published in BMC Psychology examined psychological contributors that may lead someone to problematic Facebook use. The authors found that people with insecure attachment styles may use Facebook in problematic ways in an attempt to satisfy their social attachment needs.
Genomic make-up of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog • Cognitive behavioral therapy for people with schizophrenia • Cyberbullying in Europe • Lemur sleeping sites and parasites • Reasons for living and dying in suicide
Recently, BMC has launched a new research journal dedicated to the field of chemical engineering, BMC Chemical Engineering. The journal’s Editorial Board has more than twenty experts from North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia in basic and applied research. We are pleased to have BMC Chemical Engineering’s Section Editor, Dr. Gongping Liu, to talk with us about this journal as well as his vision for it.