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Preventing Hazing

by Dr. Lipkins

Preventing Hazing Written with clarity and passion, Preventing Hazing uncovers the deep roots of hazing, how and why it permeates schools, colleges, and communities, and what parents, teachers, and coaches can do to prevent it.
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Be A Star! is a simple, effective tool that gives parents a consistent, structured and successful method of discipline. Children actually see that they have control of their own behavior. Easy to use, Gain self-control, Reduce stress
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Stop Victim

How to Stop Being a Victim

In order to change a behavior one has to be committed to the change. It takes time, effort and discomfort to establish a new pattern, a new way to respond.
Change the way you think:
This is the most important change. You need to stop thinking like a victim.


Inside Hazing

Hazing Prevention and Intervention Strategies

OUR MISSION: To provide methods of prevention and intervention in hazing; to explain the psychology of hazing in high school, college, the military, and the workplace. Educational information is included for use in anti-hazing initiatives among fraternities, sororities, teams, and other groups.



Sexting: How typical is Anthony Weiner’s behavior?

On Tuesday, Weiner, 48, a New York City mayoral candidate, held a news conference admitting that he continued to engage in inappropriate online chats even after he was forced to resign from Congress in 2011 because he had sent graphic messages — including lewd photos of himself — to women on Twitter.


Sexting…Is It All About Power?

Sexting…Is It All About Power?

We conducted an online psychological survey that investigated sexting behaviors and power. We found that 66% of the group sexted. A description of the study and the complete results are presented here. Sexting is an important topic because it is a risky behavior that may endanger lives. However, it is also a widespread phenomenon that is prevalent among people between the ages of 13-26; namely those who have grown up with digital technology.



Stop Yelling: Improve Behavior

All parents want their children to be “well-behaved” and so they discipline them. I believe that some kinds of discipline are more effective than others. But ultimately our task is to teach children self-control so they can navigate through life all by themselves.

One way to improve behavior is to reinforce a behavior by giving rewards.


Heads Up! Improve Sleep
Betrayal: Hazing Stories
Dr. Lipkins: On Hazing