Pediatrics

Injury more likely due to abuse when child was with male caregiver

Over 1,700 children die from child abuse each year in the U.S., and far more sustain injuries that result in hospitalization. These deaths and severe injuries are preventable, but effective strategies require a deeper understanding ...

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.

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