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2011-08-03 08:05:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, a victim-advocacy organization, is charging bias in the screening guidelines recently issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The guidelines will require health plans recognized under President Obama's Affordable Care Act to conduct domestic violence screening and counseling for women...but not for men. The HHS rule was issued exactly three weeks after Catherine Becker of...

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2010-05-22 08:20:00

All the gossip, insults and dirty looks add up fast on popular reality shows, far outpacing the level seen in equally popular dramas, comedies and soap operas according to a new Brigham Young University study. The researchers looked at five reality shows and five non-reality shows and found 52 acts of aggression per hour on reality TV compared to 33 per hour for the non-reality programs. "The Apprentice" topped the list at 85 acts of verbal or relational aggression per hour. Simon Cowell and...

2009-03-20 14:36:00

Why Women Return to Abusive Relationships SEYMOUR, Tenn., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- When glamorous, high profile celebrities are abused by their significant others, many people wonder how that could possibly happen to someone who seems to have it all. The situation becomes even more puzzling when the victim chooses to go back to the abuser. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081017/CLF079LOGO) "I know women who will endure physical abuse of all kinds because they feel they...

2008-07-23 12:01:24

By JAMIE KENNEDY JONES Bullying among girls -- even those who are friends -- can make growing up painful. It happens in neighborhoods, school hallways and cafeterias every day, and often teachers and parents don't have a clue it's happening. "It's just not physical," said Greensboro Day School teacher Melissa Norman. "It's very covert It's the whispering and spreading rumors." Norman wants to educate more people about the issue of relational aggression among girls. She has founded a...

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2008-03-20 08:54:30

Major study finds elementary school girls who are hyperactive need intensive prevention programsYoung girls who are hyperactive are more likely to get hooked on smoking, under-perform in school or jobs and gravitate towards mentally abusive relationships as adults, according to a joint study by researchers from the Universit© de Montr©al and the University College London (UCL). The study, published in the latest issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, followed 881 Canadian...

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2005-05-10 15:28:13

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Meanness in girls can start when they still are toddlers, a Brigham Young University study found. It found that girls as young as 3 or 4 will use manipulation and peer pressure to get what they want. "It could range from leaving someone out to telling their friends not to play with someone to saying, 'I'm not going to invite you to my birthday party,'" said Craig Hart, study co-author and professor of marriage, family and human development at BYU. "Some kids are really...


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