Latest Psychological abuse Stories

2011-12-07 14:42:05

Forty percent of women who report depressive symptoms following birth also reported intimate partner violence.

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.

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.

2011-04-07 16:36:34

Men who are abused by their female partners can suffer significant psychological trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts.

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.

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.

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.

2011-02-22 16:45:25

The amount the public will pay to prevent the death of a child may be twice that of an adult.

2011-02-15 00:02:56

In order to stop nursing home abuse, it must first be detected by residents' family members. Abuse can take many forms, including physical abuse, mental anguish, and emotional pain, and often be difficult to notice at first.

2010-11-15 19:33:37

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that both physical and sexual abuse history were positively associated with a higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life.

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