Prolonged exposure therapy can successfully treat posttraumatic disorder in adolescent girls who have been sexually abused.
Teen moms under the age of 16 will be forced to provide cord blood samples if they choose not to identify the father of the baby.
Drug users who suffered childhood abuse are more likely to commit suicide, a new study suggests.
Researchers discovered that sexual and emotional abuse scarred the brains in different and distinctive patterns.
A new study found a linke between childhood abuse and adult obesity.
Mexican officials said Wednesday that the young girl known as "Dafne" who gave birth to a daughter two weeks ago is in fact 12 or 13 years old and not nine like her mother had previously claimed.
According to a study published online this week in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect, men who experienced childhood sexual abuse are three times more likely to have a heart attack than men who were not sexually abused as children