News tagged with violence prevention
Previous studies have documented that women with disabilities are more likely to be sexually assaulted than women without disabilities. A new study published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the ...
Health Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(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
(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
A new study from Rhode Island Hospital shows that a large proportion of victims of community violence treated in its emergency department are female. Injured adolescent females are more likely than males to be injured by ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Understanding the line between harmless teasing and abusive bullying can mean the difference between interfering parents and those who help their children overcome painful child abuse, according to the newly appointed director ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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
(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
(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