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Childhood Abuse Linked to Adult Migraines
Physical or sexual abuse experienced in childhood may predispose victims to migraine with depression">depression later in life, shows a study of 949 female migraine sufferers. The research, conducted by Dr. Gretchen Tietjen, a neurologist at the University...
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Does Acknowledging Assault Make Victims Less Vulnerable?
Research has shown that someone who has experienced sexual or physical assault in the past is at a greater risk for victimization in the future.
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1 in 50 Infants Abused, Often in First Week of Life
The first national study on non-fatal child abuse and neglect in infants shows that 91,278 children--about 2.3 percent of infants in the U.S.--were neglected or physically, sexually or emotionally abused before age one in 2006.
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Psychosis, Drug Addiction Common Among Female Sexual Offenders
A Swedish study of sex offenders shows that women who commit sexual crimes are highly likely to have experienced psychiatric illness or substance addiction.
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