childhood trauma

US senator says he was sexually abused as a child


February 18th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US senator Scott Brown has said he was sexually abused as a child several times by a camp counsellor and also physically abused by his stepfather.The Republican senator ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson says she was called ‘horse,’ ‘pig’ and ‘cow’ as a youngster


February 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 9 (ANI): Pop singer Janet Jackson has revealed that her big brother Michael Jackson used to tease her as a youngster about her bottom, while their other siblings called ... Read more...

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Halle Berry opens up about her childhood trauma


December 25th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 25 (ANI): In an interview, Halle Berry has made a startling admission about her childhood.The actress bared her early days trauma on CNN's Alina Cho as part of her ... Read more...

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Soon, a pill to wipe out painful memories!


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Often there are moments that we wish to forget because they cause us so much pain like the death of a loved one or a childhood trauma - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Childhood abuse spurs risk of lung cancer later


January 19th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Children who face emotional, physical or sexual abuse, parental separation or domestic violence, are likely to develop lung cancer later in life, says a new study. The link ... Read more...

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Childhood abuse linked to migraine, other pain disorders


January 6th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Childhood maltreatment, especially emotional abuse and neglect, is linked with migraine, says a new study. Migraine patients reporting such abuse or neglect had a significantly higher number of ... Read more...

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Early life stress can result in behavioural problems: Study


November 9th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 09 (ANI): Early life trauma and stress can result in behavioural problems, according to a new study in mice.Christopher Murgatroyd, a scientist from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes determine transsexuality


May 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) The largest ever genetic study of transsexuals has established a link between gender identity and a gene involved in modifying the action of sex hormone testosterone. From an ... Read more...

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Avoid too much caffeine - it can trigger hallucinations


January 14th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Avoid too much of caffeine or you might end up hallucinating, hearing voices or seeing things that are not there, according to a new study.Those who consumed more ... Read more...

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Childhood trauma may lead to chronic fatigue syndrome in adulthood


January 6th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): People who undergo trauma during childhood are more likely to develop chronic fatigue syndrome as adults, according to a new study.Also, the study found that neuroendocrine dysfunction ... Read more...

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Celebrity Rehab doctor apologizes for questioning Cruises mental health


June 13th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Dr Drew Pinsky, the Celebrity Rehab therapist, has apologized to Tom Cruise after raising questions about the actor's mental health.Pinsky, the host of VH1's Celebrity Rehab with ... 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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Faulty brain wiring may reason behind paedophilia


November 29th, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): According to recent study by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), paedophilia might be the result of faulty connections in the brain.Pedophilia or paedophilia is the ... Read more...

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Britneys current mental state is genetic, says addiction expert


November 22nd, 2007 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): An expert in addiction and substance abuse has expressed that troubled singer Britney Spears problems could have their roots in her childhood.Dr. Drew Pinsky said that the traumas ... Read more...

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