Tag: "violence" at medical news
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...thers arelikely reared in environments of poverty, violence
and poor parenting. Babiesthat twitch, cry or act fussy can further influence how parents treat thebaby. "A baby that isn't cuddly sweet can turn off a parent," Lester said. "For adrug-using mom, this is a real setup for failure, as problems with the...
Epilepsy Drug Found To Stop Cocaine's Effects In Animals
...for society to stop the costly cycle of addiction, violence
and wastedlives. My colleagues and I are unaware of any other drug that has looked aspromising." Later this year, Brookhaven and NYU plan to begin a clinical trial totest GVG's effect on volunteer human cocaine addicts. Other institutions ...
Study Shows That Pediatricians Play Crucial Role In Violence Prevention
...s were asked if they felt clinicians had a role in violence
primaryprevention, which was defined as preventing...ile the physician cannot solve the problem ofyouth violence
alone, findings suggest that they should address this issue withtheir patients and should work in ta...
Mandatory Reporting Of Domestic Violence Cases To Police Has Mixed Support From California Physicians
...t astate law requiring suspected cases of domestic violence
to be reported toauthorities. While some believe... "We conducted this study because intimate partner violence
is a problem of highpriority in the health care and legal communities. However, the Californiarepor...
Community Plays Key Role In Preventing Teen Suicide, UF Scientist Says
... with danger for teens, Perkins said. Accidentsand violence
are the top two causes of death for adolescents, but suicide isa close third. The teen suicide rate, in fact, has nearly doubled in thelast 20 years, according to national studies. Perkins' study involved 14,922 Michigan youths, ages 12 to 17, whoano...
Early warning signs of violence often overlooked, study finds
...all of whichexperts believe preceded recent school violence
in Colorado, Arkansas, Kentuckyand elsewhere. Thes...up within children and can lead to an explosion of violence
as a means ofbeing heard or retaliation in what feels to them like a hopeless situation," hesays. "O...
Study finds predictors for youth violence and drugs
...rder' drugs), beingmale, and feeling vulnerable to violence
or having been victimized by violenceamong other f...s.Unlike ordinary high school populations in which violence
is a rare exception,for these students it was a rule: fully 70 percent reported having been involved...
Many Virginians would increase taxes for K-12 education, study finds
...dresses Virginian's views andperceptions regarding violence
and crime. RADIO INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE. SEE BOTTOMOF RELEASE. Most Virginians Have Managed Care and Find It Imperfect, But Endorse Managed Care for Medicaid, Medicare BLACKSBURG, Aug. 11, 1999 -- While state and national elected officials debate...
Study finds parental influence still important during adolescence
...skippingschool to acts of violence
-- except for drug use. (Jang said developmental patterns of drug use among adolescentsare different than those of other delinquent acts, so theywere excluded from the analysi...
UCSF/Mount Zion violence prevention project receives grant to establish clinic
for child witnesses of domestic violence
... 10 million children witness acts of interpersonal violence
each year.Such experiences can have lasting effect...), will identifychildren who have witnessed family violence
and provide a child-centered,developmentally sequenced range of interventions to prevent these child...
Physicians who compassionately ask about domestic violence can elicit positiveoutcomes, UCSF study shows
...g a yes orno answer immediately--can help domestic violence
victims find a way out oftheir situations. "A yes ...studyfound that physicians who screen for domestic violence
incorporate thequestions into routine health histories, thus normalizing the issue andreducing patie...
Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet - October 19, 1999
...onents of successful work with victims of domestic violence
(Article, p.578). The groups also suggested that incorporating abuse questions in routinemedical histories is a legitimate goal in itself for physicians, who often havea "fix-it" or "cure-it" mentality and "burn out" handling domestic abuse cases. Au...
Depression costs UK economy 2 billion a year, conference will be told
...d the elderlysuicide in young peoplestress induced violence
in pregnancyrisk management of depression in the workplacea review of depression in the UKthe economic implications of depression, and novel treatments under development. A highlight will be a debate on the role of new generation antidepressants with...
South Bronx adolescents don't feel safe at home
...arch shows. Interviewed by public health and urban violence
professionals, 23 percent of the adolescents repor...seeking to integrate young people's perceptions of violence
prevention programs in the South Bronx and other urban areas in America. The scientis...
Conference on youth and violence to be held May 12-13, 2000
...ll present state-of-the-art research on innovative violence
intervention and prevention programs and will pres... "The psychoanalytic understanding of the roots of violence
is a critical factor in understanding this problem and effecting a solution. The American Psychoanal...
Psychologically abused women experience significant physical and mental health problems
Women experiencing psychological intimate partner violence
were more likely to report poor physical and menta...age to estimate the prevalence of intimate partner violence
by type and associated physical health consequences among women seeking primary health care. The au...
Graduate School of Public Health at University of Pittsburgh receives $1.6 million grant to train public health workers
...ehavioral and mental health, domestic and societal violence
and environmental health issues; and developing internship programs for public health graduate students. One area of focus will be training public health professionals to be more culturally attuned to the values, attitudes and beliefs held by poor an...
CDC funds will enable UNC-CH to help minimize domestic violence in flood areas
...own serious toll. Domestic spats can escalate into violence
at home or at work. For example, calls to U Care, the domestic violence
agency for Sampson County and surrounding areas, tripled within six months of the flood, according t...
Dating violence affects both victims and perpetrators
... since they were originally posted Severe dating violence
has negative repercussions for its victims and per...Little research has addressed the impact of dating violence
and forced sex victimization and perpetration on adolescent well-being, noted lead author Ann L. Cok...
UNC-CH School of Social Work receives grant to prevent violence
CHAPEL HILL -- Is it possible to prevent youth violence
before it starts? Experts at the University of No...r Children" as part of a national effort to reduce violence
among children and adolescents. Drs. Mark Fraser, Tate distinguished professor for children in need;...
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