Psychology & Psychiatry

Boredom found to be a factor in sadistic behavior

A team of researchers at Aarhus University has found evidence that suggests feeling bored can be a factor in setting off sadistic behavior. In their paper published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Interpersonal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic family stress leads to sleep problems for boys

Lockdowns and economic stress have contributed to the rise of child abuse and neglectful parenting behaviors during the pandemic, with an increase in family violence reported in multiple studies.

Health informatics

Child abuse and neglect linked to early death in adulthood

Children who experience sexual or physical abuse or are neglected are more likely to die prematurely as adults, according to a new study analyzing data from the 1950s to the present by researchers at UCL and the University ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

More than one in 10 elderly adults experience mistreatment

(HealthDay)—Elder mistreatment is a common problem, with poor self-reported health tied to increased later risk for mistreatment, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in JAMA Network Open.

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