Some impediments to child sexual abuse interventions and corresponding social work implications: reflections on the Zimbabwean Victim Friendly System - Muridzo NG, Chikadzi V.
Child sexual abuse is a multifaceted children's rights issue and a global problem of considerable extent. It has adverse effects for child survivors and their ecological environments. Using qualitative data from a multiple-case study research project, the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of psychiatry in the management of sexual assault: a case series - Zaydlin M, P érez-Laras L, Laras L.
Victims of childhood sexual abuse are at an increased risk for a multitude of mental health conditions. While many children exhibit concerning behavioral changes following abuse, there is often a delay in identification and implementation of psychiatric se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Candace Owens: Coronavirus vaccination for children "a type of child abuse"
(Natural News) Conservative commentator and Blexit leader Candace Owens called the experimental coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination for children “a type of child abuse.” On March 31, Owens tweeted: “Experimental vaccines on children who have an approximate 0% chance of dying from the virus for which they are being vaccinated against is a type of child abuse. Zero... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development and validation of a new Multidisciplinary Approach Competency Scale for Prevention of Child Abuse from Pregnancy (MUSCAT) - Sakakida C, Tadaka E, Arimoto A.
Child abuse remains a major global problem. A high-quality multidisciplinary approach involving different professionals for the early prevention of child abuse beginning from pregnancy is paramount because child abuse is associated with multiple potential ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk factors for maltreatment in siblings of abused children - Kisely S, Strathearn L, Najman JM.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between child maltreatment (abuse and neglect) in one sibling and that in another as well as associated risk factors. METHODS: The participants were 520 sibling pairs enrolled in a population-based birth cohor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Siblings are also at risk for abuse - Haney SB.
Approximately 9 of every 1000 children in the United States are identified as victims of maltreatment, including neglect, physical abuse, emotional abuse, or sexual abuse.1 However, many cases of maltreatment are not identified,2 which has severe consequen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pinwheels and Prevention (Childhood Abuse Prevention Month)
Article by Tsara Shelton looks at the month of April being Child Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention as well as Autism Acceptance Month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences and early maladaptive schemas as predictors of cyber dating abuse: an actor-partner interdependence mediation model approach - Celsi L, Paleari FG, Fincham FD.
The increasing role that new technologies play in intimate relationships has led to the emergence of a new form of couple violence, cyber dating abuse, especially among adolescents and young adults. Although this phenomenon has received increased attention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The interaction of child abuse and rs1360780 of the FKBP5 gene is associated with amygdala resting-state functional connectivity in young adults - Wesarg C, Veer IM, Oei NYL, Daedelow LS, Lett TA, Banaschewski T, Barker GJ, Bokde ALW, Quinlan EB, Desrivieres S, Flor H, Grigis A, Garavan H, Br ühl R, Martinot JL, Artiges E, Nees F, Orfanos DP, Poustka L, Hohmann S, Fröhner JH, Smolka MN, Whelan R, Schumann G, Heinz A, Walter H.
Extensive research has demonstrated that rs1360780, a common single nucleotide polymorphism within the FKBP5 gene, interacts with early-life stress in predicting psychopathology. Previous results suggest that carriers of the TT genotype of rs1360780 who we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child labor in Tehran, Iran: abuses experienced in work environments - Jalili Moayad S, Mohaqeqi Kamal SH, Sajjadi H, Vameghi M, Ghaedamini Harouni G, Makki Alamdari S.
BACKGROUND: Child labor is exploitative and harmful and deprives children of opportunities for a healthy life. Nonetheless, child labor is prevalent worldwide. Abusive working conditions are common, especially in developing countries. OBJECTIVE: Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

On World Health Day, a Call for Equity, Justice & the End of Paternalism
Family planning counselor and nurse speaks to group at clinic in Nakuru, Kenya. Credit: Sala LewisBy Joyce Banda and Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins*WASHINGTON DC, Apr 7 2021 (IPS) The past year has forced many of us to address difficult truths about how we treat and take care of each other — among them is a reckoning with racism and injustice. In the global health and development sector, this reckoning is not new. Black, Brown and Indigenous women have been at the forefront of driving efforts to end inequity, racism and paternalism for decades, but the threats remain. As women and leaders in global health and development fro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Banda and Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Women and Girls to the Front
This article was originally published in Forbes Africa.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post Women and Girls to the Front appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Gender Equality in STEM for a better tomorrow The post Women and Girls to the Front appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee and Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Association between work-related trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress symptoms among child welfare workers in Japan: a cross-sectional study - Kataoka M, Nishi D.
This study examined the association between each single work-related tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and internalizing mental health, pain, and quality of life in youth with chronic pain: a longitudinal examination - Nelson S, Beveridge JK, Mychasiuk R, Noel M.
The aims of this longitudinal study were to 1) identify categories of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) (i.e., neglect, abuse, household dysfunction in childhood) that increase risk for internalizing mental health problems, pain-related impairment, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Correlation between fractures and abuse in children: a retrospective analysis - Pereira VL, Crisostomo BL, Silva GC, Dobashi ET.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this work is to provide evidence for the relationship between suspicion and diagnosis of cases of child abuse and fractures, since, in national literature, studies are still scarce on the subject. METHODS: Retrospective study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health care utilization due to substance abuse among homeless and nonhomeless children and young adults in New York - Sakai-Bizmark R, Webber EJ, Estevez D, Murillo M, Marr EH, Bedel LEM, Mena LA, Felix JCD, Smith LM.
This study aimed to compare h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Linking experiences of child sexual abuse to adult sexual intimate partner violence: the role of borderline personality features, maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation, and dissociation - Krause-Utz A, Dierick T, Josef T, Chatzaki E, Willem A, Hoogenboom J, Elzinga B.
BACKGROUND: Child sexual abuse (CSA) has been linked to a higher risk of sexual re-victimization, including sexual intimate partner violence (IPV). The aim of this study was to investigate whether borderline personality disorder (BPD) features, dissociatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Past-year abuse and eating disorder symptoms among U.S. college students - Hazzard VM, Ziobrowski HN, Borg SL, Schaefer LM, Mangold AC, Herting NA, Lipson SK, Crosby RD, Wonderlich SA.
Evidence consistently indicates associations between eating disorders (EDs) and childhood emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, but the relationship between EDs and abuse occurring later in development has largely been unexplored. Therefore, the objective... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pregnancy and obstetric complications in women with a history of childhood maltreatment: results from a nationally representative sample - Shamblaw AL, Sommer JL, Reynolds K, Mota N, Afifi TO, El-Gabalawy R.
INTRODUCTION: A history of childhood maltreatment is associated with increased risk of perinatal complications, with research primarily focused on childhood sexual abuse. Limited research has examined the relationship between different types of childhood m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A cluster randomized trial to reduce missed abusive head trauma in pediatric intensive care settings - Hymel KP, Armijo-Garcia V, Musick M, Marinello M, Herman BE, Weeks K, Haney SB, Frazier TN, Carroll CL, Kissoon NN, Isaac R, Foster R, Campbell KA, Tieves KS, Livingston N, Bucher A, Woosley MC, Escamilla-Padilla D, Jaimon N, Kustka L, Wang M, Chinchilli VM, Dias MS, Noll J.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the impact of the PediBIRN (Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network) 4-variable clinical decision rule (CDR) on abuse evaluations and missed abusive head trauma in pediatric intensive care settings. STUDY DESIGN: Cluster randomized t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Child abuse: the consequence of an undiagnosed giant olfactory groove meningioma? - Lallani SB, Adams D, Doan H, Trieu E, Doan N.
Olfactory groove meningiomas are slow-growing tumors that manifest with headaches, changes in vision, and personality changes. The anatomic location of these tumors makes psychiatric disturbances more common early in the stage of tumors than focal neurolog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Palm bruising in infants: a recognizable pattern of abuse - Ruiz-Maldonado TM, Johnson KL, Sabo JL, Sheets LK, Laskey A.
BACKGROUND: Bruising in an infant is an important sentinel injury that should raise concern for child physical abuse, and should prompt a medical evaluation for occult injury. Hyperflexion during forceful squeezing of an infant's hand results in a distinct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Prevention of child abuse after pregnancy: 8 years activity report of Okayama Model - Akemi Y, Atsuya N, Kumie K, Mikiya N.
[via Google Translate] Purpose: In order to prevent child abuse, it is necessary to start supporting high-risk pregnant women during pregnancy. We will examine the current status and results of the "support for mothers and children who are worried about d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Suicidal behavior in individuals accused or convicted of child sex abuse or indecent image offenses: systematic review of prevalence and risk factors - Key R, Underwood A, Farnham F, Marzano L, Hawton K.
OBJECTIVE: An emerging body of research indicates that child sex abuse (CSA) offenders are at high risk of suicide when their offenses come to light and that those accused of accessing indecent images of children (IIOC) are at particular risk. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction
Amber Capone had become afraid of her husband. The “laid-back, bigger than life and cooler than cool” man she’d married had become isolated, disconnected and despondent during his 13 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Typically, he was gone 300 days of the year, but when he was home, Amber and their two children walked on eggshells around him. “Everyone was just playing nice until he left again,” Amber says. In 2013, Marcus retired from the military. But life as a civilian only made his depression, anger, headaches, anxiety, alcoholism, impulsivity and violent dreams worse. Sometimes he’d get up...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature Magazine Mental Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Farming Communities Urged to Fight HIV
[The Herald] FIRST LADY Auxillia Mnangagwa on Friday heard harrowing tales of moral decay in the country's farming communities characterised by prostitution, drug abuse, early child marriages, lack of healthcare and family planning which resulted in the birth of many undocumented children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fractures of child abuse - Marine MB, Forbes-Amrhein MM.
The objective of this paper is to review common challenges when evaluating fractures in the setting of possible child abuse and approaches to navigate them. This paper reviews the variety of imaging modalities available for evaluating child abuse and the a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Reducing suspicion of sexual abuse in paediatric chlamydial conjunctivitis using ompA genotyping - Mitchell A, Patel M, Manning C, Abbott J.
Chlamydia trachomatis is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes urogenital tract infections, and ocular infections including trachoma, neonatal conjunctivitis and adult chlamydial inclusion conjunctivitis. A positive C. trachomatis diagnosis in children oft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Stimulating research on childhood adversities, borderline personality disorder, and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (editorial) - Krause-Utz A.
Traumatic events of a long-lasting invasive, primarily interpersonal nature (e.g., childhood abuse, intimate partner violence) can have wide-ranging consequences across various life domains. This involves an increased risk of developing mental disorders, s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Domestic violence and abuse: Safeguarding during the COVID-19 crisis, SCIE (updated 29th March 2021)
This quick guide is aimed at those supporting adults and children who are experiencing domestic abuse during the coronavirus crisis. It has been updated (29th March 2021) to reflect the easing of lockdown restrictions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Lower Your Child ’s Risk for Addiction
A strong sense of self-efficacy is one of the most powerful protective factors parents can give their children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Lahey Tags: Content Type: Service Children and Childhood Mental Health and Disorders Parenting Drug Abuse and Traffic Alcohol Abuse Source Type: news

Childhood sexual abuse in patients with severe mental Illness: demographic, clinical and functional correlates - Werbeloff N, Hilge Thygesen J, Hayes JF, Viding EM, Johnson S, Osborn DPJ.
OBJECTIVE: To use data from electronic health records (EHRs) to describe the demographic, clinical and functional correlates of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in patients with severe mental illness (SMI), and compare their clinical outcomes (admissions and r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

From victim to minister's advisor: a personnal view of child protection in France - Greco C.
In France, maltreatment of children, that mean "physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment, or neglect of a child" is a very underestimated phenomenon, yet it is running rampant. The various causes of child abuse are subject to denial, and the ensuing dela... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Texas lawmakers weigh changes to protect families wrongly accused of child abuse
Following an NBC News investigation, lawmakers want families to be allowed a second medical opinion before CPS takes a child from home. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child maltreatment fatalities among children and adolescents 5-17 years old - Michaels NL, Letson MM.
BACKGROUND: Child maltreatment-related fatalities occur among children of all ages. However, few published studies have examined child abuse and neglect deaths among older children and adolescents. OBJECTIVE: To epidemiologically describe child mal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of child's cognitive and social-emotional difficulties on child abuse: does mother's justification of intimate partner violence also play a role? - Afiaz A, Masud MS, Mansur M.
BACKGROUND: Violence against children has been a persistent problem in developing nations. The adverse effects of physical violence bear a considerable impact on children's physical and psychological development resulting in both short and long-term issues... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Evaluation of two approaches for responding to allegations of family maltreatment in the U.S. Army: coordinated community response impacts and costs - Heyman RE, Slep AMS, Mitnick DM, Nichols SR, Cracknell KM, Tiberio SS, Kim S, Perkins DF.
INTRODUCTION: The U.S. Air Force (USAF) conducted a program of research to develop and disseminate reliable and valid criteria for partner and child maltreatment (comprising abuse [physical, emotional/psychological, and sexual] and neglect). These criteria... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pandemic masks ongoing child abuse crisis as cases plummet
An Associated Press analysis has found that reports of child abuse plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic, as children are out of the public eye and away from usual reporters of welfare problems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Routine  activities theory as a formula for systematic sexual abuse: a content analysis of survivors' testimony against Larry Nassar - Wellman A, Bisaccia Meitl M, Kinkade P, Huffman A.
Larry Nassar, a once world renowned Olympic doctor, was arrested and charged with child abuse and child pornography in 2016, becoming one of the most prolific abusers in history. The current paper examines Nassar's abuse through the lens of Routine Activit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Utility of skull radiographs in infants undergoing 3D head CT during evaluation for physical abuse - Pennell C, Aundhia M, Malik A, Poletto E, Grewal H, Atkinson N.
BACKGROUND: Clinical practice guidelines recommend performing head CT and skull radiographs (SR) when evaluating infants for physical abuse. We compared the accuracy of 3-dimensional CT (3DCT) and SR for detecting skull fractures. METHODS: We revie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

AP Exclusive: Pandemic means far fewer eyes on kids' welfare
An Associated Press analysis has found that reports of child abuse plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic, as children are out of the public eye and away from usual reporters of welfare problems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Arab Region Counts Cost of Devastating COVID-19 Pandemic
Delegates at the hybrid conference held virtually in Beirut, Lebanon. The conference discussed the impact of COVID-19 the regions’ ICPD25 commitments. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 29 2021 (IPS) More than eight million people moved onto the poverty line in the Arab region, a conference of Arab and Asian parliamentarians heard. The hybrid conference, held simultaneously in Beirut, Lebanon, and via video conferencing to delegates in Asia and the Arab region, was a follow up on earlier discussions on the regions’ ICPD25 Commitments. Dr Luay Shabaneh, Regional Director, UNFPA ASRO, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Sustainability Asian Po Source Type: news

Alabama Shakes Drummer Steven Johnson Arrested For Child Abuse
The drummer for Grammy-winning band Alabama Shakes was arrested last week in Alabama on child abuse charges. Steven William Johnson, 35,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alabama Shakes Drummer Steve Johnson Arrested on Child Abuse Charges
Johnson faces charges of willful torture, willful abuse and cruelly beating or otherwise willfully maltreating a child under the age of 18 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alabama Shakes Drummer Arrested For Child Abuse
Alabama Shakes drummer Steven William Johnson was arrested on Wednesday after being indicted by a grand jury on charges of “willful... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal childhood abuse and neglect predicts offspring development in early childhood: the roles of reflective functioning and child sex - Garon-Bissonnette J, Duguay G, Lemieux R, Dubois-Comtois K, Berthelot N.
BACKGROUND: Recent evidence suggests that offspring of mothers having been exposed to childhood abuse and neglect (CA&N) are at increased risk of developmental problems and that boys are more affected by maternal CA&N than girls. Since impairments in refle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Remote forensic psychological assessment in civil cases: considerations for experts assessing harms from early life abuse - Goldenson J, Josefowitz N.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the question of whether psycho-legal assessments can be executed remotely in a manner that adheres to the rigorous standards applied during in-person assessments. General guidelines have evolved, but to date, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Dental care of patients exposed to sexual abuse: need for alliance between staff and patients - Wolf E, Grinneby D, Nilsson P, Priebe G.
The aim was to explore the experiences of sexually abused individuals as dental patients. Purposively selected were 13 informants (11 women) aged 19-56. All had experienced sexual abuse as children or adults and memories of this abuse had been triggered an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maquila Female Workers in Their Own Words: Fighting COVID and Labor Abuse
To Enrique González Rojo (1928-2021), friend, comrade in many struggles, admirable poet, and Marxist thinkerBy Saul Escobar ToledoMEXICO CITY, Mar 26 2021 (IPS) A compilation of testimonies collected by Blanca Velázquez Díaz and published by the Ebert Foundation (available at: http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/bueros/mexiko/17328.pdf) offers an account of the harsh reality by which some workers of the maquila industry in the Mexican state of Morelos have gone through over these last twelve months. Their words reflect, undoubtedly, similar experiences of millions of workers in different parts of the count...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saul Escobar Toledo Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Education Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news