News tagged with family violence
In the wake of recent mass shootings such as the one in Newtown, Conn., physicians are increasingly being called on to pass judgment in the permitting process on whether their patient is physically and mentally competent ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Routine screening and counselling for partner violence in health-care settings does not improve women's quality of life
New research published Online First in The Lancet confirms that routine intimate partner violence screening and counselling in primary-care settings does not improve women's quality of life, but does help reduce depressive sympto ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—One in five Americans knows a victim of gun violence and four in 10 are worried about becoming the victim of gun violence, according to a new poll released by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Family physicians can play a role in addressing and preventing violence in the community, according to a Jan. 17 letter to President Obama from the American Association of Family Physicians ...
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Young urban black women who are exposed to severe abuse within their families are much more likely to be victims of dating violence, according to a study led by a Michigan State University researcher.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
(HealthDay)—The number of child abuse and neglect cases reported in the United States in 2011 fell for the fifth consecutive year, according to a new federal government report.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers challenges popular assumptions about the origins and trajectory of PTSD, providing evidence that traumatic experiences in childhood - not combat - may predict ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The financial effects of alcoholism on the family members of addicts can be massive, but little is known about whether treatment for alcoholism reduces that financial burden. A study of 48 German families published online ...
Addiction Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men with divorced parents are significantly more likely to suffer a stroke than men from intact families, shows a new study from the University of Toronto.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A new study shows that a therapeutic intervention called Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT) appears to improve the mental and physical health of adolescents in foster care. CBCT is a tool that provides strategies ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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
War, the aftermath of war, and political violence are harmful to children's and teens' mental health and well-being. But few studies have looked at how this happens. A new longitudinal study of neighborhoods in Belfast, Northern ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A leading cause of post-traumatic stress disorder is guilt that troops experience because of moral dilemmas faced in combat, according to preliminary findings of a study of active-duty Marines.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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 |