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1 in 3 Kids Victims of Dating Violence

July 31st, 2013
1 in 3 Kids Victims of Dating ViolenceAbout one in three American youths between the ages of 14 and 20 say they've been of victims of dating violence — and almost one ...

Identifying Teens at Risk for PTSD

July 30th, 2013
Identifying Teens at Risk for PTSD Many teens are exposed to emotionally traumatic events, putting them at risk for developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A new study found online in the Journal of ...

Money Arguments Are Top Predictor of Divorce

July 13th, 2013
Money Arguments Are Top Predictor of Divorce  All couples argue, but what they argue about could predict their risk of getting divorced, according to a new study. "Arguments about money is by far ...

Inner-City Women’s Health Problems Linked to Childhood Traumas

July 6th, 2013
Inner-City Women's Health Problems Linked to Childhood Traumas New research has traced chronic health problems of inner-city women to abuse and neglect in childhood. The new study from ...

Early Exposure to Violence May Lead to Aggression in Kids

June 18th, 2013
Early Exposure to Violence May Lead to Aggression in KidsNew research suggests exposure to violence in children under the age of three may lead to aggression in school age youngsters. “People ...

Many Domestic Abuse Survivors Not Getting Needed Care

June 11th, 2013
Many Domestic Abuse Survivors Not Getting Needed CareTroubling new research finds that abused women are not receiving appropriate care for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or depression. In a new study, University of Missouri researchers found ...

Food Addiction Linked to History of Childhood Abuse

May 30th, 2013
Food Addiction Linked to History of Childhood Abuse New research suggests that a history of physical or sexual abuse during childhood increases the chance of food addictions in adult women. Expert ...

Abused Children at Risk for Adult Obesity

May 22nd, 2013
Abused Children at Risk for Adult Obesity A new UK study finds that children who have suffered maltreatment are 36 percent more likely to be obese in adulthood ...

Is There a Link Between Domestic Violence & Depression?

May 8th, 2013
Is There a Link Between Domestic Violence & Depression?Women who are victims of domestic violence are at a higher risk of becoming depressed, according to a new study. Conversely, the new study also found that ...

Childhood Adversity Affects Several Generations

May 6th, 2013
Childhood Adversity Affects Several GenerationsEarly childhood adversity -- such as maltreatment, exposure to domestic violence, or living with another person with serious mental illness -- may carry heavy consequences from generation to generation, ...
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