Tag Archive: adult

Jul
16

Spanking in childhood tied to adult obesity and heart disease

Children who were punished physically had higher risks for cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and obesity in adulthood, researchers found. (Source: Medpage Today)  

May
28

Childhood sexual abuse and adult developmental outcomes: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study in New Zealand

Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is a traumatic childhood life event in which the negative consequences increase with increasing severity of abuse. CSA adversely influences a number of adult developmental outcomes that span: mental disorders, psychological wellbeing, sexual risk-taking, physical health and socioeconomic wellbeing. While the individual effect sizes for CSA typically range from small to …

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May
24

Childhood sexual abuse and adult developmental outcomes: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study in New Zealand.

Childhood sexual abuse CSA is a traumatic childhood life event in which the negative consequences increase with increasing severity of abuse. CSA adversely influences a number of adult developmental outcomes that span: mental disorders, psychological wellbeing, sexual risk-taking, physical health and socioeconomic wellbeing. While the individual effect sizes for CSA typically range from small to …

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