News tagged with physical abuse
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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
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 |
(AP) -- It's a startling number: 1 in 4 women surveyed by the government say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Children with disabilities four times as likely be to victims of violence as children who are not disabled
About 5% of children worldwide (around 93 million children) have a moderate or severe disability. Although children with disabilities are thought to be at greater risk of violence, this is the first study to quantify the ...
Health Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Childhood physical abuse is associated with significantly elevated rates of functional somatic syndromes such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and multiple chemical sensitivities among women, according to new findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 2
A Florida State University clinical psychologist has identified factors that could cause some women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to have chronic, persistent symptoms while others recover naturally over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
No clear evidence of a decrease in child maltreatment across 6 countries despite decades of policies
A Review of child maltreatment trends and policies across six countries/states (England, USA, Sweden, New Zealand, Western Australia [Australia], and Manitoba [Canada]) shows that there is no clear evidence of a decrease ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Adults who had parents who struggled with addiction, unemployment and divorce are 10 times more likely to have been victims of childhood physical abuse, according to a new study prepared by the University of Toronto's Factor-Inwentash ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(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