Offense-supportive cognitions expressed by men who use internet to sexually exploit children: a thematic analysis - Paquette S, Cortoni F.
Although offense-supportive cognitions are related to the maintenance of contact sexual offending behavior, it is unknown whether this finding also applies to online sexual offending behavior. A few studies have examined the cognitions of men convicted for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Language profiles in children with concussion - Stockbridge MD, Newman RS, Zukowski A, Slawson KK, Doran A, Ratner NB.
Primary Objective: Inform the production of a screening tool for language in children with concussion. The authors predicted that children with a recent concussion would perform the cognitive-linguistic tasks more poorly, but some tasks may be more ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Heart rate variability reactivity moderates the indirect link between child maltreatment and young adult alcohol use problems via depressive symptoms - Liu S, Oshri A, Duprey EB.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Young adults with childhood maltreatment (CM) histories are particularly vulnerable to depressive symptoms and alcohol use problems. Research suggests that maltreated youth may misuse alcohol in part to alleviate depressive sympt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Editorial: Selective prevention in anti-bullying programs: could targeting personality be the answer? - Bowes L.
Bullying is increasingly being viewed as a major public mental health problem; children and adolescents who are victims of bullying are at increased risk of negative psychological, social and educational outcomes. Children who bully others may also be ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children exposed to intimate partner violence: association among battered mothers' parenting competences and children's behavior - Rosser-Limi ñana A, Suriá-Martínez R, Mateo Pérez MÁ.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to violence perpetrated on a mother by her intimate partner (IPV or intimate partner violence) has an impact on the psychosocial adjustment of her children. In addition, the violence suffered by mothers could affect parental competence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying, health complaints, and self-rated health among school-aged children and adolescents - Hansson E, Garmy P, Vilhjalmsson R, Kristjansdottir G.
In this study, we used data from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder status and sex moderate mild traumatic brain injury symptom severity in children and adolescents: implications for clinical management - Orban SA, Epstein JN, Carr D, Logan K, Gubanich PJ, Sidol C, Myer GD.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), using a broad parent-reported measure, and to determine whether parent-ratings of mTBI symptoms are higher among those with premorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of clinically important traumatic brain injury and Glasgow Coma Scale scores in children with head injury - Kochar A, Borland ML, Phillips N, Dalton S, Cheek JA, Furyk J, Neutze J, Lyttle MD, Hearps S, Dalziel S, Bressan S, Oakley E, Babl FE.
We describe the relationship between Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores at presentation and risk of ci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent hockey players' predispositions to adopt sport and exercise behaviours: an ecological perspective - Huard Pelletier V, Girard S, Lemoyne J.
Organized sport yields many cognitive, social and physical benefits and is one of the most popular types of physical activity for children and adolescents. Despite the benefits of sports participation, a substantial proportion of adolescents fail to meet C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When fathers begin to falter: a comprehensive review on paternal perinatal depression - Bruno A, Celebre L, Mento C, Rizzo A, Silvestri MC, De Stefano R, Zoccali RA, Muscatello MRA.
The transition to parenthood is considered to be a major life transition that can increase the vulnerability to parental depressive disorders, including paternal perinatal depression (PPND). Although it is known that many fathers experience anxiety and dep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Validity and reliability of the psychometric properties of a child abuse questionnaire - Colgrave JP, Stasa H, Fraser J.
BACKGROUND: Few valid and reliable measures of professional self-efficacy and its influence on reporting child abuse and neglect (CAN) are available. AIM: To test the psychometric properties of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Self-Efficacy (C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Preventing postpartum depressive symptoms using an educational video on infant crying: a cluster randomized controlled trial - Doi S, Fujiwara T, Isumi A, Mitsuda N.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to examine the impact of watching an educational video on infant crying within 1 week of age after delivery at maternity wards to reduce the prevalence of postpartum depressive symptoms at 1 month after giving birth. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Prenatal symptoms of anxiety and depression associated with sex differences in both maternal perceptions of one year old infant temperament and researcher observed infant characteristics - Savory K, Garay SM, Sumption LA, Kelleher JS, Daughters K, Janssen AB, van Goozen S, John RM.
This study compared depression and anxiety symptoms reported by mothers at term with maternal perceptions of one year old male ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pediatric injuries in kids caf és and risk factors for significant injuries: a 6-year cross-sectional study using a multicenter injury registry in Korea - Choi IC, Park JW, Jung JY, Kim DK, Kwak YH, Suh D, Lee SU.
This study investigated kids ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Patterns and correlates of substance use among young adult African American women - Madkour AS, Clum G, Green J, Latimer J, Schmidt N, Johnson C, Kissinger P.
Patterns and correlates of substance use among urban African American young women (ages 18-19, n  = 459) were examined. Four patterns were identified: no/infrequent alcohol and marijuana use (64.9%); recent alcohol only use (18.2%); recent mariju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Mail-back envelopes for retrieval of opioids after pediatric surgery - Adler AC, Yamani AN, Sutton CD, Guffey DM, Chandrakantan A.
BACKGROUND: Opioid overprescription has the potential to lead to harmful medications remaining in homes and to a rise in accidental or deliberate ingestion by children and adolescents. Although methods for opioid disposal are available, many are costly or ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Incidence and characteristics of non-accidental burns in children: a systematic review - Loos MHJ, Almekinders CAM, Heymans MW, de Vries A, Bakx R.
INTRODUCTION: The estimated incidence of non-accidental burns varies between 1-25% in children. Distinguishing non-accidental burns from accidental burns can be very complicated but is of utmost importance for prevention of future injuries. Several studies... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Delirium due to the use of topical cyclopentolate hydrochloride - Atum M, Celik E, Alag öz G.
Introduction - Our aim is to present a rare case where a child had delirium manifestation after instillation of cyclopentolate. Case presentation - A 7-year old patient was seen in our outpatient clinic, and cyclopentolate was dropped three times at 10 min... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Can rapport building strategies, age, and question type influence preschoolers' disclosures of adult wrongdoing? - Magnusson M, Ernberg E, Landstr öm S, Joleby M, Akehurst L.
In the present experiment, we examined preschoolers' disclosures of a secret as a function of rapport building strategies used in Scandinavian field settings (verbal rapport building vs. prop rapport building), age in months (33-75  months) and question ty... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Risk factors for child maltreatment fatalities in a national pediatric inpatient database - Kennedy JM, Lazoritz S, Palusci VJ.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Child maltreatment (CM) is recognized as a major public health concern, and an important number of children suffer injuries related to abuse and neglect that result in death. We sought to identify risk factors for CM fatalities a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Socio-cognitive variables involved in the relationship between violence exposure at home and child-to-parent violence - Contreras L, Le ón SP, Cano-Lozano MC.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of the current cross-sectional study was to examine the role of social-cognitive processing in the relation between violence exposure at home and child-to-parent violence. METHODS: The study included 1,624 adolescents (54.9% g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trajectories of maternal symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder predict long-term mental health of children following the Wenchuan earthquake in China: a 10-year follow-up study - Chen XY, Chen J, Shi X, Jiang M, Li Y, Zhou Y, Ran M, Lai Y, Wang T, Fan F, Liu X, Chan CLW.
BACKGROUND: Maternal psychopathology can be an important factor associated with psychological adjustment of children. However, there is limited research on long-term impacts of maternal posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on children's mental health. This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rapid review of men's behavior change programs - O'Connor A, Morris H, Panayiotidis A, Cooke V, Skouteris H.
Family violence is recognized as the violence toward a family member that is threatening, coercive, controlling, dominating, and causes people to fear for their safety and well-being; this complex problem primarily affects women and children. In order to e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Children feared ‘lost to the system’ by failing service
Parents fear their children have been “lost to the system” because of problems with staffing and assessment delays in a failing service. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Tackling Climate Change and Preserving the Water Body: A Bangladeshi Perspective
A child wades through water on her way to school in Kurigram district of northern Bangladesh during floods in August 2016. Credit: UNICEF/AkashBy Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Feb 17 2020 (IPS) For any riverine country, the state of the water body around big cities and conditions of major rivers hold a leadership position in the overall climate effects and how the water body is protected and preserved impacts the entire economy and living standards of that country. Bangladesh is renowned for the geomorphic features that include massive rivers flowing throughout the country. Within the border of Bangladesh lie the bottom reaches of...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Would You Trust Your Child With This Anti-Vax Ex-Doctor?
A sequel to the anti-vaccine propaganda film Vaxxed was recently released. Let's take a closer look at the disgraced, unethical former British doctor who's behind the film, and who makes a living pushing anti-vaccine misinformation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Sneak Peek: Inside the Cone Women's and Children's Center, which opens Sunday (PHOTOS)
The six-floor, 195,678-square-foot addition to the Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro cost $100 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

Sneak Peek: Inside the Cone Women's and Children's Center, which opens Sunday (PHOTOS)
The six-floor, 195,678-square-foot addition to the Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro cost $100 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

Rwanda: Over 78,000 Babies Born to Teen Mothers in Four Years
[New Times] A few days ago, First Lady Jeannette Kagame addressed fellow African First Ladies who had gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and voiced her concern about growing gaps in parent-child communication, limited access to sexual reproductive health information and quality services that continue to sabotage efforts to deliver the Africa that the continent's youth deserve. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kenya: Report Blames Lack of Equipment, Qualified Staff for Infant Deaths
[Nation] A distraught health worker in a sub-county hospital in Siaya County narrated to a colleague an incident where he requested for an ambulance from the county referral hospital for a child he had operated on and the matter had deteriorated. When the ambulance came, it did not have oxygen, the very thing that the baby needed to survive until it reached the more equipped Level 5 hospital. Expectedly and tragically, the baby died minutes later. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Do detergents cause childhood asthma? Cases of the disease rise 37% in 'extra clean' homes
Household cleaning products could be linked to childhood asthma, research published today suggests. More than five million people in Britain have asthma, including 1.1million children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents from lower-income families less likely to say child's water supply is safe
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Parents from lower-income families are less likely to describe their home tap water as safe, say their water has been tested or feel confident in the quality of drinking fountain water at their child's school compared with higher income peers, a new national poll suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cut the junk: Eating junk food can give you food allergies
(Natural News) The increased consumption of junk food all over the world might be one big reason why more and more people are getting food allergies. A study presented by researchers from the University of Naples Federico II (UniNa) at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition found that children with food allergies had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer Kids Hospitalized for Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Quality-Improvement Initiative Fewer Kids Hospitalized for Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Quality-Improvement Initiative
Implementation of an evidenced-based treatment guideline by a multidisciplinary team appears to have significantly cut the number of pediatric hospitalizations for low-risk diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 15, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Keep Your Kids Safe, Warm in Wintertime Fun
SATURDAY, Feb. 15, 2020 -- Sledding, skiing and ice skating are big fun in the winter, but can lead to big injuries, too. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reminds parents to take steps to help their kids avoid injury and make sure they're... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Home accidents among children: 
a retrospective study at a tertiary care center in Oman - Al Rumhi A, Al Awisi H, Al Buwaiqi M, Al Rabaani S.
OBJECTIVES: We sought to identify the prevalence, commonest causes, and severity of home accident injuries and their effects on children who present to the emergency department (ED) of a university-tertiary hospital in Oman. METHODS: We conducted a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

"It's my responsibility, but …" a qualitative study of perpetrators' understanding of child sexual abuse - Kåven AS, Maack JK, Flåm AM, Nivison M.
The present study looked at child sexual abuse (CSA) from the perpetrator's perspective, focusing on precursors to, sustaining mechanisms, and inhibitors of CSA. Individuals serving sentences for sexual abuse of children under the age of 16 were interviewe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Clinical guideline for retained button batteries - Houston R, Powell S, Jaffray B, Ball S.
OBJECTIVE: To design a clinical guideline for the emergency management of retained button batteries (RBBs) through analysis of UK National Health Service hospital guidelines and published literature. METHOD: 49 acute hospitals were contacted, and t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

At-a-glance - the Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework - Campeau A, Qadri S, Barakat F, Williams G, Hovdestad W, Shahid M, Lary T.
The federal health portfolio has conducted surveillance on child maltreatment as a public health issue since the 1990s. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is now releasing the Child Maltreatment Indicator Framework, to take its place alongside other... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child maltreatment and quality of life among urban Chinese children - Sun X.
Child maltreatment is an international public health problem. The aftermath can appear in multiple aspects of individual health and development, including decreased physical and emotional function, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and suicide attempts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children's knowledge and skills related to self-protection from sexual abuse in central Java Indonesia - Wulandari MD, Hanurawan F, Chusniyah T, Sudjiono.
The research aimed at assessing Muhammadiyah Elementary Schools' children's knowledge and skill in protecting themselves from CSA by analyzing them based on gender. It applied a quantitative method with descriptive statistical and inferential analysis desi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children's Knowledge of Abuse Questionnaires (CKAQ)- Short: two brief ten-item measures of knowledge about child sexual abuse concepts - Tutty LM.
Child-focused sexual abuse prevention programs were developed in the 1970s in response to significant concerns across North America with respect to children being sexually abused. While program evaluations are common, measures to evaluate these programs, m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Demystifying ritual abuse - insights by self-identified victims and health care professionals - Schr öder J, Nick S, Richter-Appelt H, Briken P.
Empirical evidence on organized and ritual child sexual abuse (ORA), that is, organized child sexual abuse with an ideological framework, is rare and definitions of the term "ritual" are often vague or inhomogeneous. The aim of the current study is to anal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Disparity in child welfare referrals from public schools: an example of Simpson's Paradox? - Thurston H, Miyamoto S.
BACKGROUND: Black children continue to be found in child welfare outcome measures at rates nearly double those of White children in the United States. Researchers have turned from bias theory to risk theory, arguing that disparity disappears when consideri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Do foster parents and care workers recognize the needs of youth in family foster care with a history of sexual abuse? - Steenbakkers A, Ellingsen IT, Van der Steen S, Grietens H.
Children in family foster care have the right to participate in decisions regarding their life, however, adults often advocate on behalf of children. This Q methodological study explored whether shared perspectives among foster parents and care workers res... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Grooming: a case study - McElvaney R.
In recent years, legislation recognizing the grooming of a child for the purposes of sexual abuse as a criminal offense has been introduced. However, there is a limited evidence base on the mechanisms involved in grooming behavior, particularly from the pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How do Jewish communities respond to manifestations of institutional child sexual abuse? A case study of Malka Leifer and Adass Israel in Melbourne, Australia - Mendes P, Pinskier M, McCurdy S.
The recent Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse provided some insight into manifestations of child sexual abuse within an ultra-orthodox Jewish community. This paper extends the analysis by the Royal Commission (RC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Invading deeply into self and everyday life: how oral health-related problems affect the lives of child sexual abuse survivors - S øftestad S, Kranstad V, Fredriksen TV, Willumsen T.
This paper presents the findings of a study on how oral health-related problems affect the lives of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) survivors seen from the viewpoint of 12 women and 4 men sexually abused as children. Study methods followed the principles of groun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Knowledge, attitude and practice of child sexual abuse prevention among parents of children with hearing loss: a pilot study in Beijing and Hebei Province, China - Guo S, Chen J, Yu B, Jiang Y, Song Y, Jin Y.
This study aimed to examine the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention among parents of children with hearing loss. The study involved 127 pairs of parents with deaf and hard of hearing children from three special ed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maternal emotional support following the disclosure of child sexual abuse: a qualitative study - McCarthy A, Cyr M, Fernet M, H ébert M.
Non-offending maternal (NOM) support is considered one of the most important protective factors in facilitating better victim adjustment following the disclosure of child sexual abuse (CSA). However, recent findings have led authors to conclude that NOM su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news