Health

Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and found that the prevalence of marijuana almost doubled, increasing from ...

Health

For men, heavy drinking can get you killed

Alcohol abuse can take a serious toll on your health, from cirrhosis of the liver to an increased risk for certain types of cancers. But for men between 25 and 54, it can also lead to a violent death.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Victims of violent crime don't fit mould

A Murdoch University School of Law researcher says traditional theories of forgiveness don't work for victims of serious crime.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying has long-term health consequences

Childhood bullying can lead to long term health consequences, including general and mental health issues, behavioral problems, eating disorders, smoking, alcohol use, and homelessness, a study by the Crime Victims' Institute ...