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(HealthDay)—Though many teens find it difficult to talk about dating violence or abuse, the shroud of secrecy may be even harder to get through for same-sex couples.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A study by David Finkelhor, Ph.D., of the University of New Hampshire, and colleagues updates estimates and trends for childhood exposure to a range of violence, crime and abuse victimizations.
Pediatrics May 13, 2013 | 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
Researchers investigating the long-term consequences of child abuse have identified some protective factors that can improve the health of victims during their adulthood.
Health Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans' symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting, according to new research published in Clinical Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Trauma in infancy and childhood shapes the brain, learning, and behavior, and fuels changes that can last a lifetime, according to new human and animal research released today. The studies delve into the effects of early ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who display multiple psychosomatic symptoms, such as regular aches and pains and sleep and appetite problems, are more than twice as likely to be experiencing physical abuse at home than children who do not display ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
In one year alone, over 4,500 children in the United States were hospitalized due to child abuse, and 300 of them died of their injuries, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a new study. The findings are published ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Elite female athletes often feel a sense of isolation and pressure to tackle personal and professional adversity on their own—even while struggling with issues such as bullying, eating disorders, depression ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new Yale School of Medicine study shows that cases of serious physical abuse in children, such as head injuries, burns, and fractures, increased slightly by about 5% in the last 12 years. This is in sharp contrast to data ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who were hit or spanked as children face higher odds of mental ailments as adults, including mood and anxiety disorders and problems with alcohol and drug abuse, researchers said Monday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 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
(AP) -- An increase in child abuse, mostly in infants, is linked with the recent recession in new research that raises fresh concerns about the impact of the nation's economic woes.
Health Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the largest study to examine the impact of the recession on child abuse, researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) PolicyLab detected a significant increase in children admitted to the nation's largest ...
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bickering spouses may need to clean up their act. New research at the University of Oregon finds that the level of aggression between partners around the time when a child is born impacts how a mom will be parenting three ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0