Association of neural connectome with early experiences of abuse in adults - Korgaonkar MS, Breukelaar IA, Felmingham K, Williams LM, Bryant RA.
IMPORTANCE: More than 10% of children experience sexual, physical, or emotional abuse, and abuse experienced during sensitive neurodevelopmental periods is associated with a greater risk of psychiatric disorders. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the exten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Knowledge transmission and skills building relating to child sexual abuse in China - Xiang X, Wang X, Li J.
This study explores the role of two parenting practices - parent-child communication and parent's protecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood Maltreatment Is Partial Causal Factor for Later Mental Health Problems
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2023 -- Experiencing abuse or neglect as a child can cause multiple mental health problems, according to a review published online Jan. 11 in The American Journal of Psychiatry. Jessie R. Baldwin, Ph.D., from University College... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Measuring violence against children: a COSMIN systematic review of the psychometric and administrative properties of adult retrospective self-report instruments on child abuse and neglect - Steele B, Neelakantan L, Jochim J, Davies LM, Boyes M, Franchino-Olsen H, Dunne M, Meinck F.
Valid, meaningful, and reliable adult retrospective measures of violence against children (VAC) are essential for establishing the prevalence, risk factors, and long-term effects of VAC. We aim to summarize the available evidence on the psychometric proper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Destruction of Ukraine ’ s Healthcare Facilities Violates International Humanitarian Law – Report
On March 6, 2022, Izyum Central City Hospital (Kharkiv oblast) was attacked as a part of what appears to have been a large-scale carpet-bombing campaign. Reportedly, the hospital team had also marked the hospital with a big red cross that could be seen from the air. Credit: UHCBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA, Jan 27 2023 (IPS) While recent reports highlight the growing list of human rights abuses and war crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine, new research has laid bare the massive scale of arguably Russia’s most systematic and deadly campaign of rights violations in the country – the targeting and almost complete destruct...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Armed Conflicts Editors' Choice Europe Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Ukraine Source Type: news

Child maltreatment and Covid-19: a crisis within a crisis - Loiseau M, Cottenet J, Gilard-Pioc S, Fran çois-Purssell I, Mikaeloff Y, Quantin C.
The fight against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic was carried out through strong restrictive measures, including general population lockdown, which allowed the convergence of risk factors for child abuse. During this period, the French national hotline for childre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Improving professional practice in the investigation and management of intrafamilial child sexual abuse: qualitative analysis of serious child protection reviews - Garstang J, Dickens J, Menka M, Taylor J.
BACKGROUND: Local multi-agency case reviews are regularly held in England when children have suffered significant harm from abuse or neglect, including from child sexual abuse (CSA). Most CSA takes place within families, is common but under-reported and ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parents' drinking, childhood hangover? Parental alcohol use, subjective health complaints and perceived stress among Swedish adolescents aged 10-18 years - Wahlstr öm J, Magnusson C, Låftman SB, Svensson J.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol abuse is not only harmful to the consumer but may also negatively impact individuals in the drinker's social environment. Alcohol's harm to others is vital to consider when calculating the true societal cost of alcohol use. Children of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychosocial resources predicting maternal and paternal positive parenting and lower child abuse risk - Gonzalez S, Rodriguez CM.
Young children have the highest victimization rates of physical abuse in their first year of life, making up nearly half of all child abuse-related fatalities. More effective prevention is needed to reduce child victimization, yet many risk reduction model... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anogenital HSV in children: should providers be concerned for sexual abuse? - Keogh A, Goldberg A, Schroeder C, Slingsby B, Hardy E, Michelow I.
OBJECTIVE: Anogenital herpes simplex virus (HSV) is most commonly acquired via sexual transmission although other nonsexual modes of transmission have been proposed. When a child presents with a first-time outbreak of anogenital HSV, providers must conside... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Comparison of sorority and non-sorority women: risks for different sexual assault types - Tyler KA.
This study examined the association between familial risk factors (e.g., child physical abuse), PTSD symptoms... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

COVID-19 feminist framework and biopsychosocial-spiritual perspective for social workers and mental health practitioners to manage violence, abuse, and trauma against children, women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ during and post-COVID-19 - Mukhtar S.
This article explains the integrated implementation of a COVID-19 Feminist Framework (CFF) and biopsychosocial-spiritual perspective (BPSS-P) on the inclusive equitability of social service providers, practitioners, and policy-developers on global platform... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and children: essentials for the pediatric nurse practitioner - Hornor G.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health problem of epidemic proportions. IPV often starts early in adolescence and continues throughout an individual's lifespan. IPV is defined as abuse or aggression occurring in the context of a romantic relati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The impact of child abuse, posttraumatic cognitions, Machiavellianism and emotional suppression on interpersonal sensitivity and psychiatric comorbidity: a latent profile analysis - Ye Z, Chung MC.
Much of the detrimental effects child abuse can have on victims' cognitions, personality traits and emotional regulation strategies have been documented; however, it is unclear whether these effects might coexist with posttraumatic cognitions, Machiavellia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Investigating the relations between sexual victimization, substance misuse, and exposure to community violence - Walker HE, Wamser-Nanney R, Howell KH.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) and substance misuse are established risk factors for adult sexual assault (ASA). Still, study of additional factors may enhance our understanding of ASA. Community violence (CV) exposure is a potential risk factor for ASA and has ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news