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2011-04-16 00:00:28

In new book, author comes clean about "Ëœdirty' past and finds God's grace. Longwood, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 After struggling with an addiction to child pornography, Bruce D. Hughes' world was turned upside down in a way he never imagined. As the news media splashed stories of his fall from grace (which was made very public), memories of the sexual abuse he suffered as a child ran through his mind, images that fueled the strange grip pornography had on his soul. In The...

2011-03-30 14:37:33

Post-sex blues is not a sexual behavior commonly discussed, but a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study of more than 200 young women has found one in three (32.9 per cent) had experienced the phenomenon at some point. QUT Associate Professor Robert Schweitzer's research, published in the latest International Journal of Sexual Health, looked at the prevalence of postcoital dysphoria or the experience of negative feelings following otherwise satisfactory intercourse. "While 32.9 per...

2011-03-08 16:04:00

AMSTERDAM, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Ensuring Swift Action Against Child Sexual Abuse Material on the Internet (child pornography)" INHOPE (International Association of Internet Hotlines) has today released its 2010 Annual Report. INHOPE represents Internet Hotlines in 34 countries combating on-line Child Sexual Abuse Material (child pornography). Main points:- - Number of Hotlines increased to 39 globally. - In 2010 INHOPE with the support of the European...

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,...

2011-02-25 12:17:53

A strong link between victimization experiences and substance abuse has been discovered by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The correlation is especially prevalent among gays, lesbians and bisexuals -- more so than in heterosexuals, says Tonda Hughes, professor and interim head of health systems science in the UIC College of Nursing. Hughes is lead author of the study, published in the journal Addiction. Researchers compared victimization experiences of unwanted sexual...

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. However, by following a few simple tips, family members and friends of nursing home residents can detect and report abuse before it is too late. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Before nursing home abuse can be stopped, it must be recognized by the families...

2011-02-14 14:40:09

Researchers using DNA microarrays to diagnose developmental disabilities or congenital anomalies in children may unexpectedly identify that some have been conceived through incest. This raises social and legal issues that institutions and the scientific community must address, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears in the current issue of the journal Lancet. "We have discussed these issues with legal and ethics experts at Baylor and Texas Children's...

2011-01-04 13:06:42

Almost half of U.S. youth who experience violence, abuse or crime have had at least one of their victimizations known to school, police or medical authorities, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center. The research is reported in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Childhood/adolescent abuse is frequently described as a hidden problem, and victimization studies...

2010-11-17 07:56:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This past Friday Oprah addressed the important issue of sexual abuse, which is a silent epidemic. There are an estimated 39 million victims of sexual abuse in America, yet it's not treated as a public health issue. While Oprah spoke specifically about the effects of abuse on men, it is a problem that affects both genders with sometimes different, but equally tragic, consequences. Artist, speaker, and community activist Rae Luskin is the author of...

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. These findings currently appear on-line in the journal Epidemiology. Uterine leiomyomas, also known as fibroids or myomas, are benign, hormone-dependent tumors that are clinically symptomatic in 20󈞓¦ percent of reproductive age women....


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