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"Every generation complains that their youngers are less empathetic and well-mannered.
People are less likely to ask whether that starts with the parents.
A 2014 study released by a Harvard psychologist and the Making Caring Common project found that 80 per cent of young people said their parents were more concerned with their achievement or happiness than their disposition to others."
"Gillard took over from former beyondblue founder, chair and Liberal politician Jeff Kennett on Saturday and told HuffPost Australia her interest in raising awareness about mental health issues stems from the many conversations she had as a child with her father, who worked as a psychiatric nurse."