News tagged with violence
Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5 |
Men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 3 |
(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
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Translational Psychiatry suggests that children whose mothers are highly stressed during pregnancy are more likely to be vulnerable to stress as they grow older. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 22, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study uses for the first time - recorded jailhouse telephone conversations between men charged with felony domestic violence and their victims to help reveal why some victims decide not to follow through on the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1
Men who are abused by their female partners can suffer significant psychological trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts, according to two new papers published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Most people killed or wounded in stray-bullet shootings were unaware of events leading to the gunfire that caused their injuries, and nearly one-third of the victims were children and nearly half were ...
Other Jul 10, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)— Mothers who experience economic and psychological abuse during the first year of a relationship with their child's father are more likely to become depressed and spank the child in year ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
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
Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Children who have experienced violence might really be older than their years. The DNA of 10-year-olds who experienced violence in their young lives has been found to show wear and tear normally associated with aging, a Duke ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
The topic of domestic abuse remains a controversial issue when it comes to determining punishment for battered women who use violence towards their partner. According to a recent study published in Psychology of Women Qu ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Violence is the expression of physical force against self or other, compelling action against one's will on pain of being hurt. Variant uses of the term refer to the destruction of non-living objects (see property damage). Worldwide, violence is used as a tool of manipulation and also is an area of concern for law and culture which take attempts to suppress and stop it. The word violence covers a broad spectrum. It can vary from between a physical altercation between two beings where a slight injury may be the outcome to war and genocide where millions may die as a result.
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