News tagged with childhood sexual abuse

The ties between child maltreatment and substance abuse

Sunny Shin, Ph.D., an associate professor in Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Social Work, has led a number of studies exploring the relationship between child maltreatment and adolescent substance ...

May 01, 2014
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Childhood sexual abuse linked to later heart attacks in men

(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 ...

Sep 06, 2012
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Childhood trauma linked to adult smoking for girls

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 ...

Jul 12, 2012
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