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According to results of a new study by researchers at the University of Utah, military personnel experience increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions if they were the victims of physical or violent sexual assault as ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
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 |
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
Research over the past few decades has shown that viewing physical violence in the media can increase aggression in adults and children. But a new study, co-authored by an Iowa State University psychology ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 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 |
Teens in a relationship that involves dating violence are likely to be both a victim and perpetrator, as opposed to being just one or the other, finds a recent study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. In som ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(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
(Medical Xpress)—Middle school children who completed a social-emotional skills learning program at school were 42 percent less likely to engage in physical fighting a year later, according to a new study in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teens today are involved in intimate relationships at a much younger age and often have different definitions of what is acceptable behavior in a relationship. Violence is something that is all too common and according to ...
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Only about one in five central Pennsylvania women who have experienced intimate partner violence is asked or counseled by a health care provider about abuse, according to Penn State medicine and public health science researchers. ...
Health Mar 08, 2013 | 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
(HealthDay)—Teenagers who experience dating violence could be more likely to get involved in violent relationships and have health problems as young adults, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Physical violence among young people is on the decline overall in nearly thirty countries including the UK, according to a new international study involving researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Pediatrics Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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