Thursday, September 20, 2018
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The global problem of child maltreatment

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17542863.2016.1264440 Child abuse and neglect negatively impact both neurological and psychological development. Patterns of abuse are learned and repeated in families. Adverse childhood experiences are a risk factor for psychopathology later in life, including borderline personality disorder (BPD). Borderline personality disorder is prevalent in clinical populations in the USA, but its

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#MIsery #Sex #Addict ?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/love-and-sex-in-the-digital-age/201709/what-is-it-be-sex-addict Michael started looking at pornography when he was 11 to escape the dysfunction of his chaotic home life, sometimes “borrowing” his father’s dirty magazines, other times searching for free porn on the Internet. Over time, his sexual forays escalated in both time and intensity. By the start of high school,

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Martin Henry Lawes jailed for four and-a-half years

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/366685/former-board-chair-martin-lawes-jailed-for-child-sex-abuse-live-streaming A High Court judge has told a former Justice of the Peace and Takapuna community board member that it is voyeurs like him who keep the trade in the sexual abuse of children going. Martin Henry Lawes, a multi-millionaire, has been jailed for four and-a-half years for paying Fillipino parents to

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Science denial & anti-vaxxers is child abuse

https://www.cdc.gov/measles/about/history.html In the 9th century, a Persian doctor published one of the first written accounts of measles disease. Francis Home, a Scottish physician, demonstrated in 1757 that measles is caused by an infectious agent in the blood of patients. In 1912, measles became a nationally notifiable disease in the United States, requiring U.S.

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Art therapy helps abused children

http://www.medicaldaily.com/art-therapy-child-sex-abuse-trauma-levels-374744 Artistic self-expression may be the best therapy for victims of childhood sexual abuse, finds a new study from the Universities of Bristol and Durham in the United Kingdom. The study analyzes the impact of a program offered by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), called "Letting

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