Category Archive: Be Human Stop Child Abuse

May
29

Screening for risk of child abuse and neglect. A practicable method?

Selective primary prevention programs for child abuse and neglect depend on risk screening instruments that have the goal of systematically identifying families who can profit most from early help. Based on a systematic review of longitudinal studies, a set of established risk factors for early child abuse and neglect is presented. Nearly half of the items included in …

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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
27

Child sexual abuse in China: A meta-analysis of 27 studies.

A meta-analysis and meta-regression were conducted on 27 studies found in the English and Chinese language peer reviewed journals that involved general populations of students or residents, estimated CSA prior to age 18, and specified rates for males or females individually. RESULTS: Estimates for Chinese females were lower than the international composites. For total CSA …

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May
25

Screening for risk of child abuse and neglect. A practicable method?

Selective primary prevention programs for child abuse and neglect depend on risk screening instruments that have the goal of systematically identifying families who can profit most from early help. Based on a systematic review of longitudinal studies, a set of established risk factors for earlychild abuse and neglect is presented. Nearly half of the items included in screening …

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May
25

Sexual dysfunction in obsessive compulsive disorder and panic disorder

The study population consisted of 80 patients between 20 and 60 years of age with a diagnosis of OCD or PD who were followed and treated at the anxiety outpatient unit of Bakirkoy Research and Training Hospital for Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders between 2005 and 2006. The total study population comprised of 40 patients with …

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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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May
23

Child Sexual Abuse Survivors with Dissociative Amnesia: What’s the Difference?

Although the issue of dissociative amnesia in adult survivors of child sexual abuse has been contentious, many research studies have shown that there is a subset of child sexual abuse survivors who have forgotten their abuse and later remembered it. Child sexual abuse survivors with dissociative amnesia histories have different formative and therapeutic issues than …

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May
21

DNA testing

DNA parentage testing is primarily used to determine whether a man can be conclusively excluded as the biological father of a given child. It has legal, financial, and social indications. The testing uses tandemly repeated DNA length polymorphisms to compare DNA samples between individuals.

May
19

Reasons

Be Human Stop Child Abuse (http://behumanstopchildabuse.emedinews.in/) (Team IMA for CMAAO) Male migration to urban areas Demand for commercial sex Liberal sexual behavior High risk behavior groups Adolescents Truck drivers Isolated professionals viz. Defence personnel, touring businessmen Growth of tourism Myths and misconceptions on sexuality/ STDs and HIV/AIDS Demand for younger girls Medical/ psychiatric disorders viz. …

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May
17

Childhood rape can change genes

Be Human Stop Child Abuse (http://behumanstopchildabuse.emedinews.in/) (Team IMA for CMAAO) Childhood rape or other traumatic events like car accidents or recurrent abuse can change the genetic functioning of the victim as per a study led by Divya Mehta of the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany reports TOI.

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