Friday, October 1, 2010

The link between violence in raising children and long term health issues.

More than 20 years of studies show a relationship between adverse childhood events and long term health issues. When will we wake up? Why would we choose to do something that isn't working for us when we can take an easier road with better outcomes? When will we quit paying financially and emotionally for what doesn't work?


Title: Separate and Cumulative Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Predicting Adult Health and Health Care Utilization.
Author(s): Chartier, Mariette J.;Walker, John R.;Naimark, Barbara.
Published: 2010
Journal Name: Child Abuse and Neglect : The International Journal.
v. 34, 6, June 2010, p. 454-464
Available from: Elsevier
Abstract: Objectives: Objectives of this population-based study were: (1) to examine the relative contribution of childhood abuse and other adverse childhood experiences to poor adult health ...

Title: Identifying Experiences of Physical and Psychological Violence in Childhood that Jeopardize Mental Health in Adulthood.
Author(s): Greenfield, Emily A.;Marks, Nadine F.
Published: 2010
Journal Name: Child Abuse and Neglect : The International Journal.
v. 34, 3, March 2010, p. 161-171
Available from: Elsevier
Abstract: Objective: This study examined associations between profiles of physical and psychological violence in childhood from parents and two dimensions of mental health in adulthood (negative ...

Title: Sex Differences in Childhood Sexual Abuse Characteristics and Victims' Emotional and Behavioral Problems: Findings from a National Sample of Youth.
Author(s): Maikovich-Fong, Andrea Kohn.;Jaffee, Sara R.
Published: 2010
Journal Name: Child Abuse and Neglect : The International Journal.
v. 34, 6, June 2010, p. 429-437
Available from: Elsevier
Abstract: Objective: The first objective of this study was to test for sex differences in four childhood sexual abuse characteristics--penetration, substantiation, perpetrator familial status, and multi-maltreatment--in ...


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