Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Programmes that teach children self-reliance and teamwork may have lifelong benefits for mental health, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Girls from the UK’s poorest families tend to start menstruation early, compared to their peers from the richest backgrounds
Generation X suffers poorer mental health in mid-life than the Baby Boomers before them, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
In this blog for World Mental Health Day, Dr Praveetha Patalay examines the factors that influence children’s mental illness and wellbeing using the Millennium Cohort Study.
Children in low-income families have poorer mental health if their parents are juggling several creditors, according to research based on the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Forty-two-year-olds whose mothers often felt depressed while they were growing up are at greater risk of obesity than their peers, according to findings from the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
Children’s wellbeing is not related to their families’ household incomes – but their perceptions of how much they have relative to their friends can have an unexpected effect. A new study from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the UCL Institute of Education found that 11-year-olds who saw themselves as richer than their peers were […]
Children whose parents are from poorer backgrounds are more likely to have diagnosable mental health problems, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education and Centre for Mental Health.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) young people are more likely than their heterosexual classmates to be bullied throughout secondary school and into adulthood, according to new research.
Racism can have such a negative impact on ethnic minority mothers that the mental trauma can affect their child’s emotional wellbeing, according to a new study.
CLS is seeking input into the content of the Age 17 Survey of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), scheduled for 2018. Age 17 marks a major transition in the cohort members’ lives and has the potential to be a particularly important and illuminating stage of the study.
The mental trauma of separation can damage a mother’s belief in her parenting ability, a new study has found.
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