Surveillance videos from the Shadow Mountain Behavioral Facility are being scrutinized by the DHS on the possibility of abuse and neglect of children.
New guidelines for pediatricians show the lingering impact of child abuse even after it has stopped.
Today’s guidelines are primarily aimed at teachers as well as social workers and the police to improve their responsiveness to child abuse. NICE said ‘We are saying err on the side of curiosity – it might be nothing but it might be something.’
The 1-year-old is currently in critical condition and is being treated at the Georgetown University Medical Center. Methadone, an opioid medication, was found to have poisoned the child during a medical evaluation.
Borderline Personality Disorder affects the children greatly. When you see the signs and symptoms, consut your psychiatrist immediately.
Childhood abuse or neglect can permanently shrink the brain, according to a new study.
Drawing pictures may help adults identify abused children, according to a new study.
Child abuse does more than impair mental health. New research reveals that childhood abuse or neglect increases the risk of obesity, diabetes or other metabolic disorders in adulthood.
Victims of child abuse are seven times more likely to develop Attention Deficit Disorder of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adulthood, a new study suggests.
Income inequality increases the risk of child abuse, according to a new study.
Adults who were abused as children or raised by parents with addiction take longer to recover from depression, according to a new study.
Denver police rescued four severely malnourished children between the ages of two and six from a filthy apartment.
Posttraumatic stress disorder in mothers is linked to a higher risk of child abuse than maternal depression, according to new research.
Children with disabilities who live in developing counties are at risk for harsher punishment, according to a new study.
Drug users who suffered childhood abuse are more likely to commit suicide, a new study suggests.
Most people are familiar or have heard of sexual or physical abuse but have no idea that there is another type of abuse that is less obvious. This is called a financially abusive relationship where you wonder "Is my boyfriend using me financially?"