News tagged with domestic violence
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(HealthDay)—When teens start dating, parents' worries grow—and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns.
Pediatrics May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Childhood adversity can lead to chronic physical and mental disability in adult life and have an effect on the next generation, underscoring the importance of research, practice and policy in addressing this issue, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In an experiment carried out with rats at EPFL, it was observed that aggressive behavior passed from one generation to the other, even without any contact between the parent and its offspring. Researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 4 |
Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5 |
Men and women with mental health disorders, across all diagnoses, are more likely to have experienced domestic violence than the general population, according to new research from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Translational Psychiatry suggests that children whose mothers are highly stressed during pregnancy are more likely to be vulnerable to stress as they grow older. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 22, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 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
(HealthDay)—Bisexual women in the United States are more likely to suffer from domestic violence than either lesbian or heterosexual women, a new government report shows.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Preschool children exposed to domestic violence and additional traumatic events are at increased risk for developing traumatic stress disorder, a new University of Michigan study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in four HIV patients was found to have been sexually abused as a child, according to a two-year Duke University study of more than 600 HIV patients. Traumatic childhood experiences were also linked to worse health outcomes ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Physicians should screen all women of childbearing age for signs of domestic violence and refer them for treatment if necessary, a new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study from the University of Granada based on police surveys indicates that in domestic violence crimes in which the woman kills her abuser, if she is more attractive she is perceived as guiltier.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Obstetricians and gynecologists should screen women and teens for signs that their partner is sabotaging their birth control, forcing them to have unprotected sex or otherwise trying to control ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of adults are exposed to traumatic events each year. Shortly after exposure many experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) such as flashbacks, emotional numbing and difficulty sleeping.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Domestic abuse prevention programmes able to have a positive impact on children's attitudes toward violence
A team of researchers has shown that domestic abuse prevention programmes are able to have a positive impact on secondary school children's attitudes to violence.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0