Tag: "abuse" at medical news
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...of the JAMA/Archives journals, states that alcohol abuse
and dependence are marked by patterns of alcohol c...were asked questions about all symptoms of alcohol abuse
and dependence. They were also diagnosed for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, substa...
Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans
...e out of ten Americans suffer some form of alcohol abuse
or alcohol addiction during their lives, according...ose questioned reported having experienced alcohol abuse
during their lives. They found that alcohol abuse
began on average at the age of 22.5 years, and d...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...ves. Over half (17.8 per cent) are due to alcohol abuse
and the rest to alcohol dependence (12.5 per cent)... to alcohol and/or withdrawal symptoms. Alcohol abuse
was defined as drinking tied to domestic violence, car crashes and fetal alcohol syndrome. Alcohol a...
Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters
...cing them to have sexual contact with a dog. The abuse
continued over two decades as the girls become adults, when the man had a sexual relationship with them. Before sentencing on Wednesday, the horrid father, hailing from Adelaide, pleaded guilty to 13 offences including four counts of carnal knowl...
Medicaid Data Analysis
...ve states indicates that psychiatric and substance abuse
services may be missing their mark if they are li...t intervention policies for co-occurring substance abuse
and mental disorders are community-based, a significant number of people with co-occurring disorders...
Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.
...im a huge embarrassment by being hauled up on drug abuse
charges. Orange County sheriff's deputies in Florida stopped Former US Vice President Al Gores son Albert Arnold Gore III on Tuesday for driving about 100 mph on southbound Interstate 5 in Laguna Niguel, authorities said. They intercepted his To...
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
...ar disease can result from long periods of insulin abuse
as well as nerve damage. This dangerous practice can also induce a diabetic coma and even death. The type 2 form of the disease develops later in life and is associated with lifestyle factors such as obesity. Medical experts in the United States ...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
...n its annual report has stated that cases of child abuse
are on the rise in Pakistan , and states that arou...g fathers, stepfathers, uncles and elder siblings, abuse
47 per cent of children. People either known to the child or their family, like teachers, coaches,...
Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend
...ital, Boston, felt it was one of the most horrific abuse
cases they have seen, according to police. State...ror, 'It was malicious, mayhem.' Police feel the abuse
started sometime in January and continued for several months. Police learned May 17 about the abuse
Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future
... worsened the drought problem. But environmental abuse
was only one factor. Food shortages were worsened by the destruction of human, social and financial capital, which is vital for keeping agriculture going during a lean spell. And the crisis amplified into full-blown famine in the lack of government...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...rts, " notes bitterly Prestreshi. Harassment and abuse
of gay men and lesbians is becoming increasingly a...ted initially by immigration officials because the abuse
had been carried out in private, but an appeals court in Minnesota reversed that decision and approv...
Screening for Behavioral Health
...alth plans seldom require screening for substance abuse
and mental health in primary care even though it c...ty to help people with mental illness or substance abuse
problems, only a fraction of whom currently receive treatment. Lead author Constance Horgan, direct...
Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases
...n the US, is believed to have agreed to pay sexual abuse
victims around $660 million, the largest such sett...ven Sanchez, who had sued the archdiocese claiming abuse
by the late Rev. Clinton Hagenbach, who died in 1987, said he was relieved. "I was really emotiona...
Genetics is Not the Reason for Family Break-ups
...nsmission is not due to psychological or substance abuse
problems that are passed from parents to the offspring. It's something very unique about the separation of one's parents. The societal implications are very important because divorce is such a painful experience for both adults and children. This fur...
Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds
... an out-of-court settlement with victims of sexual abuse
by priests . Divided by the 508 plaintiffs, the ...g videotapes in which they recounted in detail the abuse
and how it shadowed their lives. Some videos included footage from the rectories where the abuse
School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs
...ing to a new review of studies,School-based sexual abuse
prevention programs can teach children to recogniz...eview was to determine whether school-based sexual abuse
prevention and education programs are effective, if they protect children and if they might cause un...
New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings
...do not want their daughters to suffer the domestic abuse
and hardships they faced, the book says. "Better to send her straight to heaven rather than make her endure this beating and kicking around," one woman is quoted as telling the author. Others said they had no choice. "What do you want from me? ...
Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India
...ld New Delhi resident never spoke about the sexual abuse
she suffered as a child. In India, where a land...user -- a male cousin -- was twice her age and the abuse
happened when they met at family gatherings. "The people you like the most and trust the most can ...
Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin
... time-release formulation, posed a lower threat of abuse
and addiction to patients than traditional, faster...ending money on education of those at risk of drug abuse
and treatment of those who are addicted to OxyContin. But Jones said he would not reject the agreeme...
Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities
The findings of a report into child sexual abuse
in Aboriginal communities in Northern Territory, t...nd victims are as young as a three year old. The abuse
of children was reported in every one of the 45 communities the inquiry commission visited. In its 3...
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