Psychology & Psychiatry

Kids often hit hard by death of beloved pet, study finds

(HealthDay)—The loss of a pet may be a child's first encounter with death, and new research suggests no one should underestimate the psychological trauma that the loss can bring.

Pediatrics

Child neglect linked to teen pregnancy

Children who experience neglect are seven times more likely than other abuse victims to have a teen pregnancy say University of Queensland researchers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological abuse: Obstetric care must delve deeper

As domestic violence skyrockets amid COVID-19, women's health experts are calling for compulsory training of obstetric health practitioners to ensure they can recognize the signs of coercive control for women in their care.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rethinking women's mental health following partner abuse

When one in six Australian women report experiencing physical and/or sexual violence—and one in four report emotional abuse—by a current or previous cohabiting partner since the age of 15, you know there is a problem.

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