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The Telegraph: Polish Catholic Church expects ‘wave’ of child sex abuse reports after release of film on paedophilia

The Telegraph: Polish Catholic Church expects 'wave' of child sex abuse reports after the release of the film on paedophilia.https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/15/polish-catholic-church-expects-wave-child-sex-abuse-reports/ Poland's Catholic Church says it is expecting a "wave" of reports of child sex abuse by priests as it struggles to cope with the impact of a new film on paedophilia

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Radio New Zealand: Bullying ‘intolerably high’ and beyond schools’ direct control – ERO

Radio New Zealand: Bullying 'intolerably high' and beyond schools' direct control - ERO.https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/389056/bullying-intolerably-high-and-beyond-schools-direct-control-ero The report - which surveyed 10,940 in 136 schools at the beginning of last year - said nearly half of primary school children and a third of teenagers reported being bullied in the past month when they responded

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Inflammation may connect adverse life events to children’s emotional and social difficulties

https://www.psypost.org/2019/04/inflammation-may-connect-adverse-life-events-to-childrens-emotional-and-social-difficulties-53500 New research provides evidence that inflammation is related to the development of internalizing symptoms in children, such as social withdrawal, anxiety and depressed mood. The findings appear in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. “Much research has linked adverse life events to the aetiology and maintenance of emotional and behavioural problems

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Customer mistreatment can harm your sleep quality, according to new psychology research

https://www.psypost.org/2019/04/customer-mistreatment-can-harm-your-sleep-quality-according-to-new-psychology-research-53565 “I became interested in call center workers as their interaction with customers occur over the phone and they often report experiencing customer mistreatment. Accordingly, I wanted to test how often those call center workers receive customer mistreatment on a daily basis, how it would affect their nightly sleep quality for

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Otago Daily Times: NZ’s sexual trauma story: ‘We have failed to protect our children’

Otago Daily Times: NZ's sexual trauma story: 'We have failed to protect our children'. https://www.odt.co.nz/features/challenge-the-silence/nzs-sexual-trauma-story-we-have-failed-protect-our-children Why did 10 men sit down and tell their harrowing story of sexual trauma to our cameras? Because they all thought they were the only one. But they want others to know that they are not alone. In

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Radio New Zealand: Jesus Christ crucifixion was sexual abuse – NZ theologian

Radio New Zealand: Jesus Christ crucifixion was sexual abuse - NZ theologian. https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/387340/jesus-christ-crucifixion-was-sexual-abuse-nz-theologian Professor David Tombs said people were usually taken aback at the idea. "People feel that Jesus would somehow be lessened if he had experienced sexual violence, and that's entirely untrue and entirely misguided," said the University of Otago academic. The Bible

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