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2014-07-03 12:57:40

University of Toronto Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thirty-five per cent of adults with dyslexia report they were physically abused before they turned 18. In contrast, seven per cent of those without dyslexia reported that they had...

child stress
2014-06-28 05:41:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chronic stressors such as poverty or abuse can have a lasting negative impact on children and could be linked to behavioral, health or employment-related problems later on in life, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry. While experiencing a certain amount of stress can help youngsters learn how to adapt to and cope with life’s obstacles, researchers from the University of...

2014-06-25 23:04:13

The Georgia State University School of Public Health has received a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services totaling nearly $2 million to support programs and research related to prevention of child abuse and neglect. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health has received a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the U.S....

2014-06-25 23:02:34

Harbor Village Detox comments on new study which indicates that individuals who were abused as children are more likely to use drugs. USA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As reported by Yale News (6/11), a new study by the Yale School of Medicine shows that childhood abuse can lead to drug abuse. The study illustrates that people who suffered from child abuse “had lower brain volumes in regions associated with emotion, learning, and memory.” In addition, people with a history of child abuse are...

Study Looks At Association Between Childhood Maltreatment And Volume Of Cerebral Grey Matter
2014-06-19 03:11:11

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Abuse could lead to permanent brain damage An international study has analyzed the association between childhood maltreatment and the volume of cerebral grey matter, responsible for processing information. The results revealed a significant deficit in various late developing regions of the brain after abuse. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), child maltreatment is defined as all forms of physical and/or emotional...

2014-05-13 23:07:46

Child sex abuse attorney Michael Steinger says advocate deserves credit for the new legislation. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Florida child advocate Laruen Book had high praise for lawmakers last week when four new child protection bills were signed into law. But child sexual abuse attorney Michael Steinger says that Book herself deserves a good share of the credit. A survivor of sexual abuse, Book has worked tirelessly to strengthen anti-sex predator laws, according to the Digital...

2014-05-09 08:24:34

Charter On Demand Movies For and About Mothers STAMFORD, Conn., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether your mom said, "life is like a box of chocolates," or is more the "Mommie Dearest" type, Charter has a film for you and her to watch together on Mother's Day. Why not give mom the gift of time this year and, while you're at it, join her for some curl-up time on the couch after the brunch dishes are done? Here are 17 eclectic classics for your viewing pleasure, all chosen to suit any Mother's...

2014-05-08 23:05:49

During April (Child Abuse Prevention Month), Meadows Farms Nurseries raised over $6,500 for the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) program. Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 During the month of April, Meadows Farms Nurseries partnered with the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) program to help more than 500 abused, neglected, and abandoned children in Prince William, Fauquier, & Rappahannock counties in Northern Virginia. This is Meadows Farms...

2014-05-07 23:05:42

On the eve of the passage of new laws aimed at fighting child abuse, a recent study found public awareness about its prevalence is surprisingly low. Only 17% of those surveyed believe child abuse is a problem, according to a study conducted by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A mother strikes her young child before quickly exiting a store. Was what just occurred...

2014-04-30 00:22:21

Friend MTS Creates Custom Technology to Aid Law Enforcement in Identifying Child Victims LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Friend MTS is donating a forensic technology developed and customized for the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) to assist in finding and removing the most egregious videos of child sexual exploitation from the Internet. Friend MTS's technology, named F1, generates unique video fingerprints of child...


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