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(Medical Xpress)—Mothers who have experienced childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences show an unwillingness to talk with their children about the child's emotional experiences, a new study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mindfulness exercises that include meditation, stretching, and acceptance of thoughts and emotions might help veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder find relief from their symptoms.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse as children are more likely to have a child with autism than women who were not abused, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). Those ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Individuals who drink excessively or are alcohol dependent (AD) have reduced central serotonergic neurotransmission, which can have an impact on planning, judgment, self-control, and emotional regulation. Childhood maltreatment ...
Addiction Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows evidence that certain forms of abuse negatively influence women cancer patients' quality of life.
Cancer Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Street youth more likely to trade sex for food, shelter if they were abused as children, study finds
New research led by Ryerson scientists have found that street youth who have been sexually abused as children are far more likely to engage in trading sex for food, shelter and other basic necessities.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
According to a new study from the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, African-American women who reported sexual or physical abuse before age 11 had a greater risk of uterine fibroids in adulthood compared ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
According to a new study from the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, African-American women who reported suffering abuse before age 11 had a greater likelihood of adult-onset asthma compared to women whose ...
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Child physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect is linked to mental health disorders, drug use, suicide attempts, sexually transmitted infections and risky sexual behaviour in adulthood, according to ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 17 |
The psychological scars of childhood abuse can last well into adulthood. New research from Concordia University shows the harm can have longterm negative physical effects, as well as emotional ones.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Men who experienced childhood sexual abuse are three times more likely to have a heart attack than men who were not sexually abused as children, according to a new study from researchers at the University ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults across the U.S. rate not getting enough exercise as the top health concern for children in 2012, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who suffer or witness physical abuse undergo changes to their brain structure that may predispose them to depression and substance abuse later in life, a study said Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can stay with us for life. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy explains how these events can be tied up wit ...
Health Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Middle-aged women who report having been physically abused as children are about two times more likely than other women their age to have high blood pressure, high blood sugar, a larger waistline and poor cholesterol levels, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0