News tagged with sexual assault
Women admitted to psychiatry wards experience high levels of violence and sexual assaults, according to a report released this week by the Victorian Mental Illness Alliance Council.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study found that suspect age, alcohol use, and weapon use all influence whether a suspect uses a condom during sexual assault.
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but Kansas State University's Donna Potts thinks every month should focus on the problem—especially on college campuses throughout the world.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—More than half of all teens and young adults in the United States know a victim of dating violence or sexual assault, according to a new national survey.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of 345 female university students found that 233 of them had experienced at least one unwanted sexual experience in their lifetime, and 46 percent of those victims also experienced betrayal by the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Viewers of primetime crime dramas, like NCIS, CSI or Law & Order, are more inclined than non-viewers to see themselves intervening on behalf of the victim of a sexual assault, according to recent research ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
US war veterans on Monday suggested meditation to help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers, including possibly the ex-Marine who gunned down the country's most famous sniper ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP)—Army leadership is looking to improve coordination between its mental health programs and other soldier-resilience efforts.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The first ever review of abuse cases related to child death or serious injury in Northern Ireland will be launched at Queen's University today (24 January 2013). The review, Translating Learning into Action, was commissioned ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
Many high school students work in addition to going to school, and some argue that employment is good for at-risk youths. But a new study has found that placing juvenile offenders in jobs without ensuring that they attend ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States remains a serious public health issue, a new federal government report shows.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs) as well as other negative consequences such as sexual assault and physical ...
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0