Psychology & Psychiatry

Help for youth who have experienced sexual or physical abuse

There have not been many scientifically evaluated therapies for teens and young adults who have suffered physical or sexual abuse until now. Psychologists at Goethe University have closed the gap by developing a psychotherapeutic ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

One in every 12 Canadian with migraines has attempted suicide

A new study by the University of Toronto (U of T), released this week, found that adults with migraine who had been sexually abused during childhood were three times more likely to have attempted suicide. Childhood physical ...

Health

Violence against long-term care staff 'normalized'

Violence against staff working in long-term care facilities—including physical assault, verbal abuse and sexual harassment—has become "normalised", according to a new University of Stirling study.

HIV & AIDS

Hurricane Maria had a significant impact on HIV care outcomes

Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico had a significant impact on HIV outcomes among people living with HIV and a history of substance use, particularly increased viral load and decreased CD4 counts, according to early ...

Other

Experts discuss preventing sexual abuse and harassment in sport

An investigation by the CBC has revealed that at least 222 coaches who were involved in amateur sports in Canada have been convicted of sexual offences over the past 20 years. These cases involved more than 600 victims under ...

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