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The Childhood Incidents That Increase Later Suicide Risk June 13, 2016

Exposure to domestic violence, abuse cast a long shadow, study finds

Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to Untangle April 29, 2016

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence

Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-Life March 23, 2016

But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health Problems March 01, 2016

Study found cancer, heart disease were more likely to crop up decades later

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober February 10, 2016

South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey February 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

More Women Killed by Someone They Know in States With High Gun Rates January 28, 2016

Reducing firearms might cut killings by family members, researchers suggest

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School January 14, 2016

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study November 24, 2015

Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study October 05, 2015

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

Abused Women Struggle With More Severe Menopause Symptoms: Study September 30, 2015

Doctors should seek evidence and encourage patients to report verbal or physical batterings, expert says

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult July 03, 2015

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey Finds June 30, 2015

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds June 29, 2015

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child Abuse April 27, 2015

New guidance offers suggestions on protecting children, too

1 in 10 Americans Has Anger Issues and Access to Guns: Survey April 08, 2015

Checking history of misdemeanors might help pinpoint those at risk of violence, researchers say

Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds March 26, 2015

But neglect, sexual abuse was more likely in kids of parents who were abused as children

Restraining Order Often Costly for Women March 13, 2015

Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating March 02, 2015

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds February 05, 2015

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC December 10, 2014

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner September 16, 2014

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers September 05, 2014

The more physical, verbal aggression there was in the home, the more cavities parents and children had

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse July 10, 2014

But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study July 08, 2014

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans July 02, 2014

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys April 28, 2014

School shootings, bullying make the headlines, but they're the exception, expert says

Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids April 11, 2014

Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood March 20, 2014

Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests

For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both Sides March 07, 2014

Experience raised depression risk as victim and aggressor moved into young adulthood, researchers report

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses January 31, 2014

Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later January 27, 2014

People who were abused as kids or had parents with addiction might take longer to regain mental health

Easy Access to Guns Tied to Higher Risk of Suicide, Homicide January 20, 2014

Firearms in the home can lead to rash decisions with fatal outcomes, study author says

Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, Abortions January 07, 2014

Researchers say 25 percent of women having abortions worldwide were victims of partner violence

Crimes Against Women Grossly Underestimated, Report Says December 13, 2013

Researchers look at gender-based violence in 24 countries

Bone Doctors May Miss Signs of Domestic Abuse, Survey Finds November 15, 2013

Most orthopedic surgeons not trained to recognize broken bones caused by intimate-partner violence

Parental Stress, Domestic Violence May Affect Kids' Development: Study November 07, 2013

Although no direct link was found, researchers suggest screening children for risk factors

Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study Finds November 01, 2013

Adults whose parents experienced intimate-partner violence often become abusers or victims themselves

Stalking Can Take Mental Toll on Victims, Study Confirms October 18, 2013

The psychological effects are even more profound for women who were stalked as adults, results show

Drinking Locations Factor Into Partner Violence, Study Says September 24, 2013

Where alcohol is consumed -- home, party, bar or park -- affects whether man or woman is victimized

Silence, Inaction May Compound Problem of Domestic Violence: Survey September 23, 2013

Disconnect found between people who say they would help and victims who received no assistance

Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly August 26, 2013

Family violence expert warns doctors to be on lookout for Munchausen syndrome by proxy

Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women August 02, 2013

Stress hormone in 'fight-or-flight' reaction may be involved, researcher suggests

1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey July 31, 2013

Problem isn't getting better, expert warns

Childhood Abuse May Add to Drug Users' Suicide Risk July 18, 2013

Doctors should ask patients about childhood trauma, researcher says

1 in 3 Women Worldwide Suffers Abuse From Partner: Review June 20, 2013

Another global report finds a third of all female murder victims were killed by a partner

Too Little Known on How Primary Care Docs Can Prevent Child Abuse June 10, 2013

U.S. panel couldn't make recommendations about kids without obvious signs of maltreatment

Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide Risk May 22, 2013

Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds

Abused Children at Risk for Obesity as Adults: Study May 22, 2013

They are 36 percent more likely to struggle with weight later in life, researchers report