Latest Psychological abuse Stories

2010-04-12 12:51:33

New study based on women's self-reports suggests a subtype of men -- categorized as 'dependable yet abusive' -- is most common.

2010-02-05 14:31:12

Although children can be depressed for many reasons, new evidence suggests that there are physiological differences among depressed children based on their experiences of abuse before age 5.

2010-01-06 11:51:09

Findings suggest abuse is a risk factor for chronic headache.

2009-11-21 09:38:07

Researchers from Brown University and Butler Hospital have determined that children who suffer physical or emotional abuse may be faced with accelerated cellular aging as adults.

2009-10-12 19:09:33

Women abused by intimate partners suffer higher rates of a wide variety of doctor-diagnosed medical maladies compared to women who were never abused, according to a new study of more than 3,000 women.

2009-10-01 14:38:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and officials at the University of Maryland want to make sure every student knows it.

2009-09-25 09:39:26

A new study examines the rates of violence among homeless veterans and their partners and the significant results of group therapy.

2009-08-04 16:28:24

Older adults who are subjected to abuse or self-neglect face a greater risk of premature death than other seniors, according to a study published in the August 5 issue of JAMA.

2009-07-04 08:35:00

In the now infamous MySpace suicide trial, a federal judge has said that he will likely dismiss the conviction of Missouri woman, Lori Drew, who was accused of using the social networking sight to emotionally harass a lovesick 13-year-old girl

2009-06-05 18:45:38

Fourteen percent of the respondents to a survey in Spain say they have suffered psychological abuse or bullying at the workplace, researchers said.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.