Pediatrics

Responding to adverse childhood experiences - An evidence review

Public Health Wales' Policy, Research and International Development directorate in conjunction with the Public Health Collaborating Unit at Bangor University, has produced a new report 'Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences'.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Poor children troubled emotionally when parents fight

Kids' emotional security becomes threatened when their parents can't resolve their differences peacefully, especially in low-income households dealing with stress and finances.

Health

Emotional abuse may be linked with menopause misery

Smoking, obesity and a sedentary lifestyle have long been linked to heightened symptoms of menopause. Now, a study headed by UC San Francisco has identified another factor that may add to menopause torment: an emotionally ...

Health

Refugee girls gain from effort to teach life skills

A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood within the evaluation period, according to the results of randomized controlled trials in Ethiopia ...

Pediatrics

Teens and domestic violence

October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness month, and although domestic violence is mostly associated with adults, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says teens too often experience this type of abuse.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why teen suicide is on the rise

Every 40 seconds, another human life is taken by suicide, according to World Health Organization data.

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