The multi-trillion-dollar cost of sexual violence: Research roundup Letourneau, Elizabeth J.; et al. Child Abuse & Neglect. May 2018. The researchers tabulate the economic costs of child sexual abuse nationally, including costs related to health care, productivity loss, child welfare, violence and crime, special education and suicide. For this research,Continue Reading

http://bit.ly/2XGEjXu The following aspects are – as shown in existing studies for an overview see [27,28] – the hallmarks of a successful prevention program: –  Prevention measures are directed primarily at adults and only secondarily at children and youth; this puts the responsibility for the protection of minors from sexualContinue Reading

http://bit.ly/2IZouWI How much sexual victimisation is there? We estimated 186,000 sexual offences were committed in 2013. While we found no statistically significant change between 2008 and 2013, we did record a decrease between 2005 (317,000) and 2013. When we look at the percentage of New Zealanders who were victims ofContinue Reading

http://bit.ly/2RTV7sN In a world first, La Trobe University research has shown how peer-led support programs for family and friends who provide regular support to an adult diagnosed with a mental health condition can significantly improve carer well-being. When carers were surveyed at the completion of the eight-week program, researchers found:Continue Reading

https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/nyu-eac021517.php Emotions are not innately programmed into our brains, but, in fact, are cognitive states resulting from the gathering of information, New York University Professor Joseph LeDoux and Richard Brown, a professor at the City University of New York, conclude in the latest issue of the journal Proceedings of theContinue Reading