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2012-03-26 14:29:46

Male high school athletes' ability to recognize and intervene to stop dating violence -- the physical, sexual and emotional aggression prevalent in adolescent romantic relationships -- is improved with the intervention of some of the most important role models in young men's lives: their coaches. A new study conducted in Sacramento, Calif., led by UC Davis researchers has found that a structured program delivered by coaches, called "Coaching Boys into Men," is effective for discouraging...

2012-02-22 06:13:51

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- A child is one of the most precious gifts in their parent's lives, and no parent wants to learn that their child may be at a higher risk of being psychologically or sexually abused or have an increased risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PSTD). A new study gives parents new insight into what could happen. Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health have conducted the first study showing what happens to children if they do not identify with their...

2012-02-20 20:25:20

Children in the U.S. whose activity choices, interests, and pretend play before age 11 fall outside those typically expressed by their biological sex face increased risk of being physically, psychologically, and sexually abused, and of suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by early adulthood, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). It is the first study to use a population-based sample to look at gender nonconformity as a risk...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

Professional Development Resources, a nationally accredited provider of continuing education (CE) to psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists, registered dietitians and occupational therapists, has released a new online CE course on child abuse. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 Professional Development Resources has announced a new addition to its online continuing education (CE) curriculum for mental health professionals: Domestic Violence: Child...

2012-02-02 07:25:42

Rivals cost of other high profile public health problems The total lifetime estimated financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment (physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse and neglect) is approximately $124 billion, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in Child Abuse and Neglect, The International Journal. This study looked at confirmed child maltreatment cases, 1,740 fatal and...

2011-12-07 14:42:05

Forty percent of women who report depressive symptoms following birth also reported intimate partner violence finds a new study published today (7 December) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study also found that most of the women reporting postnatal depressive symptoms first reported this at six months after birth or later. Intimate partner violence (both physical and emotional abuse) in the perinatal period is associated with a range of physical and...

2011-08-16 13:27:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 10 percent of U.S. high schoolers report being hit, slapped or physically hurt by their boyfriend or girlfriend in the past year, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control. And nearly one in four have been victimized through technology, according to a nationwide survey by Liz Claiborne Inc. and the Family Prevention Fund. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


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