Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Abuse infiltrated every part of her being

https://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/109531418/back-from-the-brink-learning-to-live-after-a-life-of-sexual-abuse That abuse infiltrated every part of Giddy's being, shaped how she viewed the world and dominated the parenting of her five children. No-one was going to hurt her kids like she had been hurt - she became fixated on keeping them safe. "I'd have to set out all these structures and plans...my girls always

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Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse

Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-04-prefrontal-brain-function-ptsd-child.html Shared from Google News & Weather Increased activation of the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that regulates complex cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning, appears to protect against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in individuals who suffered abuse as a

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Devoting yourself to celibacy doesn’t mean you can’t be a sexual assaulter

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/09/brett-kavanaugh-sexual-assault-allegations-fox-news-interview-virgin But as Seth Meyers noted on a particularly merciless Late Night segment, this defense is utterly irrelevant. “It does not matter if you were a virgin,” Meyers said Tuesday night. “You are being accused of sexual assault, not sexual intercourse. Those things have nothing to do with each other. It’s the

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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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