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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:...

2011-06-08 21:43:55

Suffering from parental abuse as a child increases a person's chances of having poor sleep quality in old age, according to a research article in the current issue of the Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences (Volume 66B, Number 3). An analysis of data from 877 adults age 60 years and above found that early parental emotional abuse was associated with a higher number of sleep complaints in old age. It was specifically emotional abuse "” rather than physical...

2011-04-07 16:36:34

First study of post-traumatic stress examines impact on men who sustain partner abuse Men who are abused by their female partners can suffer significant psychological trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts, according to two new papers published by the American Psychological Association. Although most reported domestic abuse is committed by men against women, a growing body of research has picked up on the prevalence and significance of domestic...

2011-03-22 23:15:26

Victims of severe traumatic elder abuse are more likely to be female, suffer from a neurological or mental disorder, and to abuse drugs or alcohol, according to research published in the March issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. "Past studies have shown that alcohol abuse by the perpetrator plays a substantial role and is strongly associated with physical abuse," says Lee Friedman, assistant professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at the University of...

2011-03-09 00:00:27

Survey of Adult Protective Services Professionals Shows 78 Percent Increase in Adult and Elder Abuse Cases since the Beginning of the Economic Downturn Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 Harmony Information Systems, Inc.(Harmony), the leader in integrated health and human services management, today announced the results of a survey of Adult Protective Services (APS) professionals throughout the country, which shows a 78 percent increase in reported Elder Abuse cases in 2010. In the study,...

2011-03-03 12:48:05

A research conducted at the University of Granada has revealed a high rate of gender-based violence "“both physical and psychological"“ directed by drug-addict men against their partners. The study also detailed the type of violence perpetrated. Personal control, sexual abuse, emotional neglect and emotional blackmail out of guilt are the most prevalent forms of abuse in this collective. According to a study conducted at the Department of Pedagogy of the University of Granada,...


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