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November 24, 2015

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November 24, 2015

Online Abuse Affects Three in Five Australians, Study Shows

Nov. 13, 2015 — Three in five Australians have been the target of online harassment and abuse, new research reveals. Women and young adults are most likely to report being sexually harassed online, while one in 10 ... read more

Movies as a Tool to Assess Acceptability of Intimate Partner Violence

Nov. 9, 2015 — A new study uses passages from movies to analyze the acceptability of violence against women in couple relationships. Intimate partner violence against women by their male partners is a widespread ... read more

New Study Compares Mothers, Fathers Who Kill Their Children

Oct. 28, 2015 — A recognized expert on homicide and a longtime member of Canada's first Domestic Violence Death Review Committee has conducted one of the most extensive reviews of filicide (the killing of a ... read more

Job Opportunities, After-School Activities, Cleaner City Top Urban Teens' Priorities

Oct. 23, 2015 — When researchers in New Haven, Conn., asked teens to identify solutions to reduce violence in their community, the adolescents had clear recommendations: better employment opportunities, more ... read more

Genetic Defense for Violent Crimes Could Backfire for Defendants

Oct. 21, 2015 — As genetic evidence plays a larger role in the judicial system, psychology research is finding that genetic information is perceived in biased ways. A new study included three experiments with a ... read more

Divorcing Drugs and Violence Is Key to Saving U.S. Drug Policy, Research Shows

Oct. 1, 2015 — New research is being used in public policy discussions surrounding changes to mandatory minimum sentences involving nonviolent drug offenders through the Smarter Sentencing ... read more

Kenyan Journalists Covering Life-Threatening Events at Increased Risk of Psychological Harm

Sep. 24, 2015 — The first major study of the emotional well-being of journalists covering violent events in an African country replicates findings from Western media, namely that journalists who report on ... read more

Violence Among Young Black Men Associated With Sense of Powerlessness, Study Finds

Sep. 21, 2015 — New research finds that young black men and teens who are most likely to be victims or perpetrators of violence are also those who feel that they have the least power to effect social change -- ... read more

Physical Activity, Sadness, and Suicidality in Bullied U.S. Adolescents

Sep. 17, 2015 — Across the U.S., nearly 20% of students report being bullied on school property. Bullying is associated with academic struggle, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and self-harm. ... read more

Association of Low Resting Heart Rate in Men, Increased Violent Criminality

Sep. 9, 2015 — A low resting heart rate in late adolescence was associated with increased risk for violent criminality in men later in life, according to a new article. A better understanding of individual-level ... read more

Survivors of Child Trafficking Exhibit Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, PTSD

Sep. 8, 2015 — About one-third of girls and boys who survived child trafficking experienced physical and/or sexual violence during their ordeal in a study of children receiving posttrafficking services in Cambodia, ... read more

Long-Term Study Links Common Psychiatric Disorders With Increased Risk of Violent Reoffending in Ex-Prisoners

Sep. 2, 2015 — Ex-prisoners with common psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) and alcohol and drug abuse are substantially more likely to commit a violent crime after release ... read more

Aug. 31, 2015 — Men who buy sex have less empathy for women in prostitution than men who don't buy sex and are more likely to report having committed rape and other acts of sexual aggression, according to a new ... read more

Television Viewing Linked to Higher Injury Risk in Hostile People

Aug. 31, 2015 — People with hostile personality traits who watch more television than their peers may be at a greater risk for injury, potentially because they are more susceptible to the influence of television on ... read more

Link Between Gene Variant and Aggression in Children

Aug. 27, 2015 — Researchers have found a correlation between aggression and the particular gene variants present in children when they had experienced or not experienced serious life ... read more

Predicting Who Will Murder His Wife or His Family

Aug. 25, 2015 — Murderers who kill intimate partners and family members have a significantly different psychological and forensic profile from murderers who kill people they don't know, reports a new study. The ... read more

Men Who Feel They Fall Short of 'Masculine' Gender Norms May Be Prone to Violence

Aug. 24, 2015 — Men whose image of themselves falls short of the traditional masculine gender norms, and who feel that others think this about them too, may be more prone to violence than men who feel comfortable in ... read more

Crying Has Its Perks

Aug. 24, 2015 — Yes, a good cry indeed might go a long way to make you feel better. These findings were established after a research team videotaped a group of participants while watching emotionally charged films. ... read more

Polygamy and Alcohol Linked to Physical Abuse in African Marriages

Aug. 23, 2015 — African women in polygamous marriages or with alcoholic husbands have a significantly higher risk of being physically abused by their husbands than women in monogamous marriages or women whose ... read more

Link Confirmed Between Playing Violent Video Games, Aggression

Aug. 13, 2015 — Violent video game play is linked to increased aggression in players but insufficient evidence exists about whether the link extends to criminal violence or delinquency, according to a new ... read more

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