childhood sexual abuse

Childhood sexual abuse spurs heart attacks in men


September 7th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Men who go through childhood sexual abuse are thrice as likely to suffer a heart attack than men who had not experienced similar abuse as children, ... Read more...

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Trauma victims can develop schizophrenia


April 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Children who have undergone severe trauma are thrice as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life, says a new study.Previous research focused on the biological factors ... Read more...

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Ashley Judd details painful childhood, sexual abuse in new memoir


April 6th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): In her new book 'All That is Bitter and Sweet,' actress Ashley Judd has opened up about her traumatic childhood, chronic drug use by family members and her ... Read more...

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Ashley Judd reveals childhood sexual abuse in new memoir


April 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Actress Ashley Judd has opened up about the traumatic childhood she led in a new memoir, which also reveals she had been a victim of sexual abuse.Judd, 42, ... Read more...

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Strong link found between victimization experiences, substance abuse


February 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a strong link between victimization experiences and substance abuse.The correlation is especially prevalent among gays, lesbians and bisexuals ... Read more...

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Sexually abused kids at higher risk of schizophrenia


November 8th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) Sexually abused children are likely to develop psychotic illnesses later in life, a study says.Researchers from Monash University, Australia, say that such children are more likely to develop ... Read more...

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Sexually abused ‘at higher risk of developing psychotic disorders’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Children who are sexually abused, especially if it involves penetration, are at higher risk for developing schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, according to an Australian study.Margaret C. Cutajar, ... Read more...

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Winfrey ‘disappointed’ as ex-matron cleared of sexual abuse charges


October 12th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 12 (ANI): The former matron, who was accused of sexually abusing students at Oprah Winfrey's South African leadership academy, has been acquitted of the charges, and the talk show ... Read more...

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Childhood sexual abuse linked to greater risk for HIV in gay men


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study has found that gay and bisexual men who experienced sexual abuse and social shaming in childhood, experience psychosocial health problems later in life, which could ... Read more...

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Binge eating linked to childhood abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Childhood sexual or emotional abuse, which leads to self-criticism, may be one of the reasons behind binge eating, research says. Binge eaters stuff themselves with a day's worth of ... Read more...

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Binge eating disorder severity tied to childhood sexual or emotional abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Severity of binge eating disorder (BED), a psychiatric condition similar to other eating disorders like bulimia, minus the countervailing purging behaviour, and compulsive overeating, but without the constant ... Read more...

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Self help books can convince women they were victims of sex abuse


April 9th, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A sociologist from the University of Huddersfield has revealed that reading self help books can help convince women that they were victims of childhood sexual abuse even ... Read more...

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Oprah Settles defamation suit outside court


March 25th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A defamation lawsuit filed by a headmistress of Oprah Winfrey’s South African girls’ school has been settled by the talk show host. The lawsuit was ... Read more...

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Girls with childhood abuse history ‘at early menarche risk’


May 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has found that girls with a history of childhood abuse are at a risk of early menarche or onset of their menstrual periods before age ... Read more...

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People differ in recovering memories of childhood sexual abuse


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has found that there are important differences between people who gradually recover memories of abuse during suggestive therapy sessions and those who recover memories ... Read more...

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Men sexually abused as kids ten times more likely to contemplate suicide


December 20th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Men, who have been sexually abused as children, are ten times more likely than women to consider taking their own lives, says a new study from University ... Read more...

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Sexualy abused kids 10 times more prone to suicide


December 20th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
London, December 20 (IANS) Sexually abused children are 10 times more prone to suicide as grownups, latest research says.Patrick O'Leary and Nick Gould, both professors at the Bath University department of social ... Read more...

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Child abuse ups sexually coercive behaviour risk in men


October 22nd, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Boys with a history of childhood physical or sexual abuse are four times more likely to use sexually coercive behaviour against an unwilling female partner in later ... Read more...

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Most female child molesters are victims of abuse themselves


May 14th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Most female child abusers have themselves been victims of sexual abuse, says a new study.The finding, published in the April issue of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, ... Read more...

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Women victims of abuse turn child abusers: study


May 14th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Women who have faced abuse at the hands of elders and relatives as children can themselves turn into child molesters, according to an extensive new study. Most people ... Read more...

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