Latest Psychological abuse Stories
In cases of child sexual abuse, there are children and teenagers that blame themselves (for example, after the thought that the abuse was led by them) or their family (thinking that their family should have protected them) for the abuse suffered in their childhood.
Poverty and the stresses that come along with it have long been correlated to neglect and child abuse, but this study shows that unemployment leads to maltreatment of children only one year later.
In the first population-based survey to indicate a racial disparity in the psychological abuse of senior citizens, University of Pittsburgh researchers found that African American seniors could be twice as likely to be mistreated than elders of other races.
Do child custody evaluators' beliefs about domestic violence sometimes put divorced women and children in danger?
Child abuse is a serious problem that affects nearly one million children a year in the United States alone.
Migraine sufferers who experienced abuse and neglect as children have a greater risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease including stroke and myocardial infarction (MI) among others.
The idea for this study arose some five years ago, when the lack of information regarding gender violence in the Autonomous Community of Madrid and its impact on the health of the women who were victims was confirmed.
Children whose mothers report being abused by their partners appear more likely to be obese at age 5.
Learned self-criticism and body dissatisfaction are key.
New study based on women's self-reports suggests a subtype of men -- categorized as 'dependable yet abusive' -- is most common.
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