Psychology & Psychiatry

Violence puts wear and tear on kids' DNA

Children who have experienced violence might really be older than their years. The DNA of 10-year-olds who experienced violence in their young lives has been found to show wear and tear normally associated with aging, a Duke ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Thrill-seeking, search for meaning fuel political violence

What drives someone to support or participate in politically or religiously motivated acts of violence, and what can be done to prevent them? While one factor may be a search for meaning in life, research published by the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study IDs key indicators linking violence and mental illness

New research from North Carolina State University, RTI International, Arizona State University and Duke University Medical Center finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness ...

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