Health

Stranger danger and male assault

A notable number of assaults of males are perpetrated by more than one unknown attacker, new data from Flinders University shows.

Pediatrics

Teen sexting linked to intimate partner violence, sexual abuse

(HealthDay)—Teen sexting is associated with sexual abuse, with higher victimization in girls and intimate partner violence perpetration in boys, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic ...

Health

Understanding filicide will help prevent it

Filicide, the killing of a child by their parent or caregiver, is estimated to account for 18 to 25% of family homicide cases in Australia. Filicide often involves multiple victims and has a devastating effect on both families ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using decisional bias as an implicit measure of moral judgment

The act of identifying a perpetrator does not just involve memory and thinking, but also constitutes a moral decision. This is because, by the act of identifying or not identifying someone, the eyewitness runs the risk of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sibling bullying: What's the big deal?

Sibling bullying is a type of violence that is prevalent in the lives of most children, but little is known about it, researchers say.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why it's 'homicide bomber' not 'suicide bomber'

A University of Adelaide suicide prevention expert has called for the term "homicide bomber" to replace the widely used "suicide bomber", because he says people who kill themselves while murdering others have few similarities ...

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