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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...

2012-07-31 06:51:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Child abuse experts say that psychological abuse in young children can be just as damaging to their physical, mental and emotional health as a slap, punch, or kick. As the most challenging and prevalent form of child abuse and neglect, psychological abuse encompasses acts such as belittling, denigrating, terrorizing, exploiting, emotional unresponsiveness, or corrupting a child to the point where their well-being is put at risk. Dr. Harriet MacMillan, a...

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online
2012-07-30 13:20:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics challenges the age-old schoolyard taunt, suggesting that words can, in fact, hurt children. Though they may not realize it, parents who bully or demean their children could cause long-lasting harm. As their life progresses, these children might not seek the help they need to recover from these damages. "Psychological maltreatment is just as harmful as other types of...

2012-06-23 23:00:54

Victims of sexual, physical or verbal abuse often remain loyal or desperately attached to their abuser. Jerry andusky's trial brings this phenomenon to light. This Stockholm-like Effect deserves compassionate examination. Dr. Carol Francis on her Talk Radio Show discusses the magnetic pull between victim and abuser with Teresa Joyce author of "There's A Fine Line" which is an autobiographical account of how twisted and entangled such relationships become. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 22,...


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