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2013-08-06 23:29:16

Fix My Kid is a groundbreaking movie that pulls back the veil on "Tough Love" treatment programs. Many children in these programs have allegedly been tortured and forced to endure physical and psychological abuse. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The creators of Fix My Kid: Straight Inc. and the Rise of the Troubled Teen Industry are seeking donations on the crowd-funding platform Indiegogo to finish and distribute a film that exposes extreme abuse in teen treatment...

2013-07-19 10:44:08

A new five-year study that tracked more than 1,600 drug users found that severe abuse in their childhood – emotional, sexual, and to a lesser extent physical – significantly elevated their risk of attempting suicide. Screening for such abuse and offering treatment may help public officials and care providers reduce suicides. For health professionals, the message from a new study in the American Journal of Public Health is clear: Asking patients about a...

2013-06-20 23:21:15

Spot on are the two words author Lisa Kroulik hears the most often about her new book, Emotional Assault: Recognizing the Abusive Partner's Bag of Tricks. Readers who have felt that something is "just not right" with their partner will find the answers that have long eluded them in this book. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Emotional abuse expert and author, Lisa Kroulik, has released a new book about indentifying and confronting tactics used by emotional abusers. In the...

2013-04-27 23:02:33

Adults who have been abused or neglected as children have higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and are more likely to die at younger ages. New book by Praeclarus Press Editor, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Treating the Lifetime Health Effects of Childhood Abuse, 2nd Edition, describes why child abuse survivors are more likely to get sick--and more importantly, what they can do to heal. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Research over the last two decades has clearly shown that...

2013-04-09 18:24:16

First study to examine relationship between elder abuse and health services utilization Older adults who are subject to elder abuse, neglect and exploitation face a greater risk of being hospitalized than other seniors, according to the results of a study published in the April 8 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. "Elder abuse is independently associated with increased mortality risk, especially for cardiovascular related mortality. However, the relationship between elder abuse and health...

2013-03-18 23:04:00

℠Saturday´s Child´ sends an inspirational message of transformation COALINGA, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 “Saturday's Child” (published by iUniverse), the new memoir by Margaret Morris, takes readers into the realm of child abuse through one person´s perspective. Her life, as she shares in the book, is defined by the reality of exposure and a safe house of sanity and healing. “Saturday's Child” covers 47 years of physical, sexual and spiritual...

People With Mental Health Disorders More Likely Than Others To Experience Domestic Violence
2012-12-27 09:12:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Domestic violence (DV) can be emotionally scarring no matter who is involved, but some may be more prone to it than others, according to a new study. Those with mental health disorders are more likely to have experienced domestic violence than the general population, say researchers from King´s College London´s Institute of Psychiatry and University of Bristol. Their study follows previous research showing a link between...

2012-09-19 17:06:58

New research suggests that people who were emotionally neglected as children may have a higher risk of stroke in adulthood. The study is published in the September 19, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Emotional neglect is defined as failing to provide for a child's needs emotionally. "Studies have shown that children who were neglected emotionally in childhood are at an increased risk of a slew of psychiatric disorders,...

2012-07-31 10:31:14

Batterers improve communication skills in experiment A new UH experiment takes an unconventional look at the treatment for domestic violence, otherwise known as intimate partner violence (IPV), by focusing on changing the perpetrators' psychological abuse during arguments rather than addressing his sexist beliefs. "There is a lot of research that studies the victim of intimate partner violence, but not the perpetrator," said Julia Babcock, department of psychology and co-director of the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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