Latest Domestic violence Stories

2013-09-24 10:25:48

A scientific survey of gun dealers and pawnbrokers in 43 U.S. states has found nearly unanimous support for denying gun purchases based on prior convictions and for serious mental illness with a history of violence or alcohol or drug abuse – conditions that might have prevented Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis from legally purchasing a firearm. The research, conducted by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, is to be published in the Journal of Urban Health. It was...

2013-09-17 10:40:38

First study to examine link If aboriginal women had the same income and education levels as non-aboriginal women, their risk of being abused by a partner could drop by 40 per cent, according to a new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. The new study indicates that socio-economic position is a major factor influencing risks of abuse for aboriginal women. "The unfortunate reality is that aboriginal women in Canada are almost four times more likely to experience gender...

2013-08-26 13:47:57

While it's rare for a parent to fabricate an illness in their child, a McMaster University researcher says physicians and other health professionals need to be on the alert for this form of child abuse. Dr. Harriet MacMillan, a pediatrician and child psychiatrist of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, said caregiver-fabricated illness in a child often goes unrecognized. "It is probably more common than we realize," said MacMillan, who conducts family violence research, including...

2013-08-21 13:16:23

Weapons were involved in 40 percent of domestic violence cases in Houston, and researchers discovered distinct patterns on when and where each type of weapon was used, according to a recent study at Sam Houston State University. The study, "Profiling weapon use in domestic violence: Multilevel analysis of situational and neighborhood factors," was based on 9,450 detailed reports of domestic violence cases that occurred in 2005 throughout Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. While the...

2013-08-19 23:21:35

Rexxfield Cyber Investigation Services are now available to parental alienation victims who are trying to locate abducted children. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Traditional Parental Abduction investigations are provided by Private investigators, often in collaboration with law enforcement agencies in countries that are party to the Hague Convention on Parental Abduction. This is where they attempt to physically locate deadbeat parents who are refusing visitation to the other...

2013-08-15 23:22:34

Intends to help victims break the cycle of violence. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 PhoneLookup.us.com has started a major initiative to help teach victims of domestic violence ways to protect themselves and move forward with their lives, the company said yesterday. “Domestic violence is a very real problem in America today,” a PhoneLookup.us.com spokesman said. “But it is one that can be fixed. The cycle of violence does not have to continue forever, and we want to help...

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