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Children in the U.S. whose activity choices, interests, and pretend play before age 11 fall outside those typically expressed by their biological sex face increased risk of being physically, psychologically, and sexually abused, and of suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by early adulthood.
A scientifically proven assessment test is the missing link that ties together background screening, criminal record checks, finger printing and drug testing to red flag child sexual abusers.
Parents are much more likely to blame and doubt their children when their child has been sexually abused by another adolescent instead of an adult.
In one year alone, over 4,500 children in the United States were hospitalized due to child abuse, and 300 of them died of their injuries, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a new study.
More than two-thirds of paramedics surveyed have experienced verbal, physical or sexual abuse on the job.
Investigators at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center shed light on the need for greater recognition of the sexual and reproductive healthcare needs of teen boys, and show how essential these services are annually for this normally overlooked group.
A new study from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center finds declines in two kinds of youth Internet sexual encounters of great concern to parents: unwanted sexual solicitations and unwanted exposure to pornography.