Michele Borba

Bio

Michele Borba, EdD, is an educational psychologist and parenting and child expert who is recognized for her practical, solution-based strategies to build strong families and strengthen children’s behavior and character. Dr. Borba has spoken to over one million parents and teachers worldwide on ways to reduce youth bullying and violence and boost moral development. She is an award-winning author who has written 22 books including her latest release, The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries. She serves as a spokesperson to numerous Fortune 500 companies and regularly appears on many television shows, including Today, The View, CNN and Dr. Phil. Education • Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling; University of San Francisco • Masters in Learning Disabilities; Santa Clara University • Life Teaching Credential; San Jose State University • BA in History/Psychology; University of Santa Clara Credentials •National Educator Award •Advisory Board Parents •Advisory Board CosmoGirl •Consultant for the Center Resource Group for the U.S. Department of Education •Outstanding Contribution to Educational Profession

Specialties:

  • psychology

Affiliation:

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Location:

  • city, AK

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    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests.

    "Our research has already shown a link between childhood bullying and risk of mental health disorders in chil...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants seem to help women deal with postpartum depression after childbirth, according to a new review.

    "Our findings are important due to the limited research exploring the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression," study firs...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal protein clumps may appear in the brain up to 30 years before people develop Alzheimer's disease, a new study estimates, perhaps providing a window of opportunity to intervene.

    Scientists have long known that people with Alzheimer's diseas...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The placid sounds of a babbling brook might be just the thing to help ease your stress at the workplace and boost your productivity, a new study finds.

    Some open-plan offices use sound "masking systems" that increase the background noise of a room...Full Article

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    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a part of the brain that processes speech.

    The finding about the superior temporal sulcus -- located in the temporal lobe -- helps resolve the decades-old question about whether there are certain regions of the br...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea appear to have a higher risk of depression, new research suggests.

    Men with undiagnosed, severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had more than double the risk of depression compared to t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds.

    The odds of any children in the age group 5 to 11 taking their own life remain small. But young black ch...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who drink heavily appear to have significant abnormalities in brain development, a new study finds.

    Heavy drinking by teens may also be associated with a gene mutation linked to impulsiveness, according to another new study.

    The studi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 children and teens has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new government report.

    That number has remained relatively steady since 2007, according to government estimates.

    The U.S...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Surgery:

    FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If laughter is the best medicine, that may be doubly true for kids undergoing surgery who were cheered up by visiting clowns, a new Israeli study suggests.

    This study included children ages 2 to 16 undergoing outpatient urologic surgery at Shaare Z...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with autism have a better chance of finding and keeping a job if they can effectively perform basic daily tasks, such as bathing, brushing their teeth, cleaning and preparing meals, new research reveals.

    Investigators found that having str...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "High-functioning" adults with autism may face significant communication challenges that could make landing a job difficult, new research from Canada suggests.

    The finding is based on an audio-analysis that examined the conversational skills of t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men may be regarded as angry and aggressive when they wear red clothes, a new study suggests.

    "We know that the color red has an effect on the human brain. This is embedded in our culture, for example the idea of wearing a red tie -- known as a '...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression in older adults appears to significantly increase the risk of a stroke, even after depression symptoms have gotten better, a new study suggests.

    The researchers found that people who had severe symptoms of depression were more than tw...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- So-called medical marijuana pills may not ease the common behavioral symptoms that affect people with dementia, a small study suggests.

    In a trial of 50 dementia patients, researchers found that pills containing the main active ingredient in mar...Full Article