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Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome

... to assess parents' knowledge about the dangers of violent shaking, and to track the use of the education program through the use of commitment statements, agreements signed by parents that show that they received and understood the educational materials. Nurses at the hospitals were trained by nurse educat...

Significant fall in serious violence in England and Wales

...e reliability of police statistics as a measure of violent crime. The study found that an estimated 25,700 fewer people attended major Accident and Emergency departments after violence-related injury in England in 2004 compared with 2000 and 2,800 fewer in Wales. The greatest decreases in England and Wale...

Witnessing gun violence increases likelihood that a child will also commit violent crime

...-In a study designed to isolate the root causes of violent behavior, Harvard Medical School researchers found...re than twice as likely as non-witnesses to commit violent crime themselves in the following years. The study will appear in the May 27 issue of Science. "Bas...

A&E doctors call for ban on pointed kitchen knives

... pointed kitchen knives should be banned to reduce violent crime and deaths from stabbing, say accident and e.... Links between easy access to domestic knives and violent assault are long established, say the authors, highlighting 17th century French laws which decreed t...

New complicated grief treatment holds promise for millions, Pitt researchers report

...children, other relatives or close friends through violent or natural deaths. Participants were randomly assigned to receive either IPT which focuses on behaviors and relationships or CGT which focuses on the dual problem areas of distress caused by the loss and the survivor's personal goals and restorati...

JAMA study finds whooping cough vaccine effective, safe for teens and adults

...g cough, caused by B. pertussis bacteria, triggers violent coughing spells that may last for months in infants as mucous clogs their smaller air passages. A coughing spell may last so long that the child gasps for breath, making a whooping sound. In 1934, more than 265,000 cases were reported in the United S...

Media violence linked to concentration, self-control

...at we do. Unlocking the mystery of how exposure to violent media affects our brains is the focus of Indiana U...builds on earlier research that showed exposure to violent media affects the brains of youths with aggressive tendencies differently than the brains of non-agg...

'Binge drinkers': Folk devils of the binge economy

... and clubs and drink heavily are most at risk from violent assault. Yet government statements about the night-time economy remain guarded in relation to links with violence. This reluctance needs to be understood in the context of investment in the night-time economy running at 1 billion a year and growing a...

Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center

...ed from school each year, mostly for aggressive or violent behaviors. ParentCorps' 26-week parenting program decreases aggressive behavior in pre-schoolers, preventing behavioral problems before they become ingrained. "ParentCorps has been tested in eight schools with over 200 preschoolers and their familie...

Young athletes' post-concussion migraine may signal greater neurocognitive impairment

... is any change in mental status caused by a sudden violent rocking back and forth of the brain inside of the skull due to a blow to the head or upper body. Symptoms can include headache, amnesia, dizziness, confusion, lack of hand-eye coordination, and in some cases, loss of consciousness. Generally, an athl...

Kids with bedroom TV sets have lower standardized test scores, Stanford/Packard study shows

...they're watching all night, or if they're watching violent or sexually explicit content, or content or advertising that promotes alcohol or drug use." But cheer up Mom and Dad - there's still hope. Some of Robinson's future research will focus on developing effective ways to help parents extract televisions ...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...ry mice can become fierce, displaying pathological violent behavior as well as hypoplastic brian and retinal development. Abrahams et al. tested whether the mouse and human (NR 2E1 ) genes are equivalent....

Every second counts for shaken babies

... will tell when a baby's brain could be damaged by violent shaking. Shaking can cause Shaken Baby Syndrome which swells a baby's brain and triggers internal bleeding. Shaken Baby Syndrome causes death in one third of cases while other babies will have permanent brain damage. The research team has been usi...

Spousal violence affects one in three Albanian wives

...support for women who are in, or who have been in, violent relationships and to be aware of the ways in which intimate partner violence influences psychological and physical health, they conclude....

NYU Child Study Center to hold picnic for ParentCorps

...ed from school each year, mostly for aggressive or violent behaviors. ParentCorps' 26-week parenting program decreases aggressive behavior in preschoolers, preventing behavioral problems before they become ingrained causing irreparable consequences for the child and society at large. DATE: FRIDAY, AUGUST ...

Cognitive therapy effective in preventing repeat suicide attempts

...tuational factors that may lower the threshold for violent ideation to progress to violent action. Although these factors are late in the causal pathway from mental illness to violence, they ...

NYU Child Study Center raises over $165,000 at Picnic for ParentCorps

...ed from school each year, mostly for aggressive or violent behaviors. ParentCorps' 26-week parenting program decreases aggressive behavior in preschoolers, preventing behavioral problems before they become ingrained causing irreparable consequences for the child and society at large. "Kids with behavioral pr...

Penn study finds physically abused boys may be more likely to commit domestic violence as adults

...ng violence, domestic violence, and other criminal violent behavior. Holmes has conducted prior research into the physical and sexual abuse of boys. The combination of those earlier findings and the new results point to childhood abuse as a substantial risk factor for many poor outcomes in adult males. Neve...

Police data unreliable source for identifying trends in violent crime

...cords do not accurately reflect the true levels of violent crime and should not be used to pinpoint underlyin... the authors. But in the US, where convictions for violent crime have risen as a result of increased police activity, the actual episodes of violent crime have...

Alcohol is a strong trigger of criminal violence

A study at Karolinska Institutet of 133 violent offenders in Sweden shows that 78 (58%) had consumed alcohol within 24 hours before the violent act. A large majority of the offenders were men with psychiatric diagnoses and most of the victims w...

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