Computer-based screening program for partner violence does not significantly improve quality of life
In a study that included more than 2,700 women receiving care in primary care clinics, those who were screened for partner violence and received a partner violence resource list did not experience significant differences ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) Is a gun like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings in the U.S. are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease.
Health Aug 11, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (8) | 8
An analysis of jailhouse phone calls between men charged with felony domestic violence and their victims allowed researchers for the first time to see exactly what triggered episodes of violent abuse.
Health Aug 01, 2012 | 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
A new UH experiment takes an unconventional look at the treatment for domestic violence, otherwise known as intimate partner violence (IPV), by focusing on changing the perpetrators' psychological abuse during arguments rather ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Tools designed to predict an individual's risk of repeat offending are not sufficient on their own to inform sentencing and release or discharge decisions, concludes a study published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Other Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Phys.org) -- Preventing and addressing adolescent dating violence is not a high priority for most American schools, even though the majority of counselors have assisted survivors, says a new study from Ball State University.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that a therapeutic intervention called Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT) appears to improve the mental and physical health of adolescents in foster care. CBCT is a tool that provides strategies ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Most research into youth violence has sought to understand the risk factors that increase the likelihood of violence. Now, a federal panel has called for a new research approach to identify the protective factors that would ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that emergency department patients prefer technology-based interventions for high-risk behaviors such as alcohol use, unsafe sex and violence. ER patients said they would choose ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Asian-American victims of domestic violence rarely seek help from police or health care providers "an alarming trend" among the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, says a Michigan State University researcher.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by the University of Chicago Crime Lab, in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools and local nonprofits Youth Guidance and World Sport Chicago, provides rigorous scientific evidence that a violence reduction ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Psychologists discover links between angry thoughts and displaced aggression in male gang affiliates
(Medical Xpress) -- Research conducted among pupils in three London schools has shown that male street gang affiliates who engage in angry rumination (i.e. think continuously about provoking or negative events and situations) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New guidance developed by Cardiff experts to improve mental health outcomes for people affected by violence has been published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 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