Ignoring children’s needs is abusive, and can result in long-term psychological damage. Should legislators add emotional neglect to child abuse laws?
Researchers found that women suffering from PTSD are more likely to gain weight after the traumatic incident. What’s the link between trauma and obesity?
What’s the leading factor in the development of mental illness? Think it’s all in the genes? Environmental factors are actually a key cause of depression.
Does relational violence contribute to poverty? Studies show that many women exposed to partner abuse as teens are less educated, and earn less money.
Women in prison have complicated pasts, and higher rates of a history of substance abuse, trauma, and mental illness than the general population.
Some people who have been subjected to traumatic experiences engage in repetitive self-destructive behaviours including the abuse of drugs, and suffer from fears that interfere with everyday functioning at work and at home. On the other hand, the majority of people who undergo trauma are not severely affected over the long term by these experiences, and this often […]