Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Battered Child Syndrome
Child Behavior Disorders
Wounds and Injuries
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Pain Insensitivity, Congenital
Emergency Service, Hospital
Failure to Thrive
Dental Care for Children
Substance Abuse Detection
Child Nutrition Disorders
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Interviews as Topic
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Injury Severity Score
Life Change Events
Sexually transmitted diseases in abused children and adolescent and adult victims of rape: review of selected literature. (1/503)Sexual assault (defined as sexual relations with another person obtained through physical force, threat, or intimidation) of children includes genital fondling, photographing, or viewing for sexual gratification; exposure of the child to pornographic material or to adult sexual activity; and attempted or successful penetration of any of the child's orifices. The purpose of this investigation was to review the medical literature published since 1988 that reported on the prevalence of particular sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in populations of sexually assaulted adults and adolescents and sexually abused children, as well as the prevalence of sexual abuse among children who present with an STD. These data will be helpful for managing cases of sexual assault involving children, adolescents, or adults; estimating the risk of abuse among children with specific STDs; and identifying research priorities in this area. (+info)
Toward sensitive practice: issues for physical therapists working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse. (2/503)BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The high rates of prevalence of childhood sexual abuse in the United States and Canada suggest that physical therapists work, often unknowingly, with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The purposes of this qualitative study were to explore the reactions of adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse to physical therapy and to listen to their ideas about how practitioners could be more sensitive to their needs. The dynamics and long-term sequelae of childhood sexual abuse, as currently understood by mental health researchers and as described by the participants, are summarized to provide a context for the findings of this study. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Twenty-seven female survivors (aged 19-62 years) participated in semistructured interviews in which they described their reactions to physical therapy. RESULTS: Survivors' reactions to physical therapy, termed "long-term sequelae of abuse that detract from feeling safe in physical therapy," are reported. Participant-identified suggestions that could contribute to the sense of safety are shared. CONCLUSIONS AND DISCUSSION: Although the physical therapist cannot change the survivor's history, an appreciation of issues associated with child sexual abuse theoretically can increase clinicians' understanding of survivors' reactions during treatment. We believe that attention by the physical therapist to the client's sense of safety throughout treatment can maximize the benefits of the physical therapy experience for the client who is a survivor. (+info)
Lifetime prevalence, characteristics, and associated problems of non-consensual sex in men: cross sectional survey. (3/503)OBJECTIVE: To identify the lifetime prevalence of non-consensual sexual experiences in men, the relationship between such experiences as a child and as an adult, associated psychological and behavioural problems, and help received. DESIGN: Cross sectional survey. SETTING: England. SUBJECTS: 2474 men (mean age 46 years) attending one of 18 general practices. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Experiences of non-consensual and consensual sex before and after the age of 16 years-that is, as a child and adult respectively-psychological problems experienced for more than 2 weeks at any one time, use of alcohol (CAGE questionnaire), self harm, and help received. RESULTS: 2474 of 3142 men (79%) agreed to participate; 71/2468 (standardised rate 2.89%, 95% confidence interval 2.21% to 3.56%) reported non-consensual sexual experiences as adults, 128/2423 (5.35%, 4.39% to 6.31%) reported non-consensual sexual experiences as children, and 185/2406 (7.66%, 6.54% to 8.77%) reported consensual sexual experiences as children that are illegal under English law. Independent predictors of non-consensual sex as adults were reporting male sexual partners (odds ratio 6.0, 2.6 to 13.5), non-consensual sex in childhood (4.2, 2.1 to 8.6), age (0.98, 0.96 to 0.99), and sex of interviewer (2.0, 1.2 to 3.5). Non-consensual sexual experiences were associated with a greater prevalence of psychological problems, alcohol misuse, and self harm. These sexual experiences were also significant predictors of help received from mental health professionals. CONCLUSION: Almost 3% of men in England report non-consensual sexual experiences as adults. Medical professionals need to be aware of the range of psychological difficulties in men who have had such experiences. They also need to be aware of the relationship between sexual experiences in childhood and adulthood in men. (+info)
Psychosocial correlates of health compromising behaviors among adolescents. (4/503)The objective of the present study was to examine psychosocial correlates of diverse health-compromising behaviors among adolescents of different ages. The study population included 123,132 adolescents in sixth, ninth and 12th grades. Psychosocial correlates of substance abuse, delinquency, suicide risk, sexual activity and unhealthy weight loss behaviors were examined. Risk-taking disposition was significantly associated with nearly every behavior across age and gender groups. Other consistent correlates included sexual abuse and family connectedness. Correlates of health-compromising behaviors tended to be consistent across age groups. However, stronger associations were noted between sexual abuse and substance use for younger adolescents, and risk-taking disposition and school achievement were stronger correlates for older youth. The results suggest the presence of both common and unique etiological factors for different health-compromising behaviors among youth. The results emphasize the importance of focusing on positive 'risk-taking' experiences for youth in prevention programs; being sensitive to possible sexual abuse experiences among both female and male adolescents in health-care consultations; integrating strategies for improved family connectedness into health promotion efforts; and making school relevant for all adolescents. (+info)
Neural correlates of memories of childhood sexual abuse in women with and without posttraumatic stress disorder. (5/503)OBJECTIVE: Childhood sexual abuse is very common in our society, but little is known about the long-term effects of abuse on brain function. The purpose of this study was to measure neural correlates of memories of childhood abuse in sexually abused women with and without the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD: Twenty-two women with a history of childhood sexual abuse underwent injection of [15O]H2O, followed by positron emission tomography imaging of the brain while they listened to neutral and traumatic (personalized childhood sexual abuse events) scripts. Brain blood flow during exposure to traumatic and neutral scripts was compared for sexually abused women with and without PTSD. RESULTS: Memories of childhood sexual abuse were associated with greater increases in blood flow in portions of anterior prefrontal cortex (superior and middle frontal gyri-areas 6 and 9), posterior cingulate (area 31), and motor cortex in sexually abused women with PTSD than in sexually abused women without PTSD. Abuse memories were associated with alterations in blood flow in medial prefrontal cortex, with decreased blood flow in subcallosal gyrus (area 25), and a failure of activation in anterior cingulate (area 32). There was also decreased blood flow in right hippocampus, fusiform/inferior temporal gyrus, supramarginal gyrus, and visual association cortex in women with PTSD relative to women without PTSD. CONCLUSIONS: These findings implicate dysfunction of medial prefrontal cortex (subcallosal gyrus and anterior cingulate), hippocampus, and visual association cortex in pathological memories of childhood abuse in women with PTSD. Increased activation in posterior cingulate and motor cortex was seen in women with PTSD. Dysfunction in these brain areas may underlie PTSD symptoms provoked by traumatic reminders in subjects with PTSD. (+info)
Prior interpersonal trauma: the contribution to current PTSD symptoms in female rape victims. (6/503)The purpose of the current study was to disentangle the relationship of childhood sexual abuse and childhood physical abuse from prior adult sexual and physical victimization in predicting current posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in recent rape victims. The participants were a community sample of 117 adult rape victims assessed within 1 month of a recent index rape for a history of child sexual abuse, child physical abuse, other adult sexual and physical victimization, and current PTSD symptoms. Results from path analyses showed that a history of child sexual abuse seems to increase vulnerability for adult sexual and physical victimization and appears to contribute to current PTSD symptoms within the cumulative context of other adult trauma. (+info)
Domestic violence and childhood sexual abuse in HIV-infected women and women at risk for HIV. (7/503)OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and effect of domestic violence and childhood sexual abuse in women with HIV or at risk for HIV infection. METHODS: Participants with HIV or at risk for HIV infection enrolled in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Childhood sexual abuse; all physical, sexual, and coercive violence by a partner; HIV serostatus; demographic data; and substance use and sexual habits were assessed. RESULTS: The lifetime prevalence of domestic violence was 66% and 67%, respectively, in 1288 women with HIV and 357 uninfected women. One quarter of the women reported recent abuse, and 31% of the HIV-seropositive women and 27% of the HIV-seronegative women reported childhood sexual abuse. Childhood sexual abuse was strongly associated with a lifetime history of domestic violence and high-risk behaviors, including using drugs, having more than 10 male sexual partners and having male partners at risk for HIV infection, and exchanging sex for drugs, money, or shelter. CONCLUSIONS: Our data support the hypothesis of a continuum of risk, with early childhood abuse leading to later domestic violence, which may increase the risk of behaviors leading to HIV infection. (+info)
The man who claimed to be a paedophile. (8/503)A psychiatrist recounts a case of a man presenting with severe depression who claimed to have abused children and his pet dog. Clinical management of the case hinged on whether this claim was true, a lie or delusional. The uncertainty over this raised complex ethical dilemmas regarding confidentiality and protection of the public (and animals). (+info)
Child abuse is a term used to describe any form of physical, emotional, or sexual mistreatment or neglect of a child by a parent, caregiver, or other person responsible for the child's well-being. In the medical field, child abuse is often defined as any act or failure to act that results in harm, serious harm, or the potential for harm to a child. This can include physical injuries such as bruises, burns, or fractures, as well as emotional or psychological harm such as neglect, emotional abuse, or sexual abuse. Medical professionals who work with children are trained to recognize the signs of child abuse and to report any suspected cases to the appropriate authorities. This is important because child abuse can have serious long-term consequences for the child's physical and mental health, as well as their ability to develop into healthy, functioning adults.
Child abuse, sexual refers to the act of engaging in sexual activity with a child who is unable to give informed consent or is unable to understand the nature of the act. This can include activities such as sexual touching, penetration, or exploitation of the child for the sexual gratification of the perpetrator. Sexual abuse can have serious and long-lasting physical, emotional, and psychological effects on the child, and it is considered a serious crime in most jurisdictions.
In the medical field, "Adult Survivors of Child Abuse" refers to individuals who have experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse during their childhood and are now adults. These individuals may have experienced abuse from a parent, caregiver, or other trusted adult, and may have suffered long-term emotional and psychological effects as a result. The term "survivor" acknowledges the resilience and strength of these individuals, who have managed to survive and cope with the trauma of their past experiences. However, it is important to note that the effects of child abuse can be long-lasting and may require ongoing support and treatment. In the medical field, healthcare providers may work with adult survivors of child abuse to address any physical or mental health issues related to their experiences, such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or chronic pain. Treatment may include therapy, medication, or other interventions to help individuals manage their symptoms and improve their overall well-being.
Child advocacy in the medical field refers to the practice of promoting and protecting the best interests and well-being of children, particularly those who are vulnerable or at risk. This can involve advocating for children's rights, ensuring that their healthcare needs are met, and working to prevent or address any forms of abuse or neglect. Child advocates in the medical field may work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and social service agencies. They may also work with families, caregivers, and other professionals to ensure that children receive the care and support they need to thrive. Some specific areas of child advocacy in the medical field may include: * Advocating for children's access to healthcare services, including preventive care, medical treatment, and mental health services. * Working to prevent child abuse and neglect, including advocating for policies and programs that protect children from harm. * Supporting children who have experienced trauma or other forms of adversity, including advocating for their rights to receive appropriate care and support. * Advocating for children's rights to education and other opportunities, including working to ensure that they have access to the resources and support they need to succeed. Overall, child advocacy in the medical field is an important and critical role that helps to ensure that children receive the care and support they need to thrive and reach their full potential.
Child welfare in the medical field refers to the protection and promotion of the physical, emotional, and social well-being of children. It involves identifying and addressing any risks or threats to a child's health and safety, and providing support and services to families to help them meet their children's needs. Child welfare professionals, such as social workers, pediatricians, and nurses, work together to assess and address child welfare concerns. They may investigate reports of child abuse or neglect, provide counseling and therapy to families, and work with other agencies to ensure that children receive the necessary medical, educational, and emotional support. Child welfare also involves advocating for policies and programs that promote the health and well-being of children, such as access to healthcare, education, and safe housing. It is an important aspect of public health and is essential for ensuring that all children have the opportunity to grow and thrive.
Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a serious medical condition that occurs when a baby or young child is violently shaken, causing injury to the brain and other vital organs. The shaking can cause the brain to move rapidly back and forth inside the skull, leading to damage to the brain's delicate nerve cells and blood vessels. Symptoms of SBS can include: - Seizures - Coma - Brain swelling - Convulsions - - - - - - - - - - SBS is a preventable condition, and it is important for caregivers to understand the risks of shaking a baby or young child. If you suspect that a child may have SBS, it is important to seek medical attention immediately. Early diagnosis and treatment can help to prevent long-term complications and improve the child's chances of recovery.
Contusions, also known as bruises, are a type of injury that occurs when blood vessels in the skin and underlying tissues are damaged, causing bleeding into the surrounding tissue. This can result in a discoloration of the skin, usually appearing as a dark, blue or purple mark. Contusions can be caused by a variety of factors, including blunt trauma, falls, and sports injuries. They are typically not serious and can be treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation. In some cases, however, more severe contusions may require medical attention.
Child behavior refers to the actions, thoughts, and emotions of children and adolescents, typically ranging in age from birth to 18 years old. In the medical field, child behavior is studied and evaluated by healthcare professionals, such as pediatricians, child psychologists, and psychiatrists, to identify any potential behavioral issues or disorders that may affect a child's development and well-being. Child behavior can encompass a wide range of behaviors, including social interactions, academic performance, emotional regulation, and physical activity. It can also be influenced by various factors, such as genetics, environment, and life experiences. In the medical field, child behavior is often assessed through standardized tests, interviews with parents or caregivers, and observations of the child's behavior in different settings. This information can help healthcare professionals identify any potential behavioral problems or disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or conduct disorder, and develop appropriate treatment plans to address these issues.
In the medical field, "Bites, Human" refers to injuries caused by the bites or stings of animals or insects that are capable of inflicting harm on humans. These bites can be caused by a variety of animals, including dogs, cats, snakes, spiders, bees, wasps, and mosquitoes, among others. The severity of the injury can vary depending on the type of animal, the size of the bite, and the location of the bite on the body. Some bites may only cause minor discomfort and swelling, while others can lead to serious infections, allergic reactions, or even death. Treatment for human bites typically involves cleaning the wound, administering antibiotics to prevent infection, and providing pain relief as needed. In some cases, more serious medical intervention may be necessary, such as surgery to remove damaged tissue or to address complications from the bite.
Child rearing refers to the process of nurturing, educating, and guiding a child from birth to adulthood. It encompasses a wide range of activities, including providing basic needs such as food, shelter, and clothing, as well as emotional support, guidance, and discipline. Child rearing is a complex and multifaceted process that involves the interaction of various factors, including the child's individual characteristics, the family's social and economic circumstances, and the cultural and societal norms and values. In the medical field, child rearing is often studied in the context of child development and pediatric psychology, with a focus on promoting healthy child development and preventing or addressing any issues that may arise during the child-rearing process.
Substance-related disorders are a group of mental health conditions that are caused by the use of drugs or alcohol. These disorders can range from mild to severe and can have a significant impact on a person's life. Substance-related disorders are diagnosed when a person's use of drugs or alcohol causes problems in their daily life, such as problems at work or school, problems with relationships, or legal problems. Substance-related disorders can also lead to physical health problems, such as liver damage or heart disease. Treatment for substance-related disorders typically involves a combination of behavioral therapy and medication.
Rib fractures are breaks or cracks in one or more of the 12 pairs of ribs that make up the rib cage. They can occur as a result of direct trauma, such as a car accident or a fall, or from indirect trauma, such as a sports injury or a coughing fit. Rib fractures can be classified as either stable or unstable. Stable fractures involve only a crack in the bone, while unstable fractures involve a complete break or displacement of the bone. Stable fractures typically heal on their own within a few weeks to a few months, while unstable fractures may require medical intervention, such as surgery or casting, to promote healing and prevent complications. Symptoms of rib fractures may include pain, swelling, bruising, difficulty breathing, and a limited ability to move the affected area. Treatment for rib fractures may involve pain management, rest, and physical therapy to promote healing and prevent complications such as pneumonia or deep vein thrombosis. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to repair or stabilize the fracture.
Child Health Services refer to the healthcare services and programs that are specifically designed to promote and maintain the health and well-being of children from birth to adolescence. These services are provided by healthcare professionals, including pediatricians, nurses, nutritionists, and social workers, among others. Child Health Services may include routine check-ups, vaccinations, screenings for various health conditions, treatment for illnesses and injuries, and preventive care measures such as nutrition counseling and mental health support. These services may also address the unique health needs of children with special needs or disabilities. Child Health Services are essential for ensuring that children receive the care they need to grow and develop into healthy adults. They are typically provided through a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and community centers.
Battered Child Syndrome (BCS) is a term used in the medical field to describe a pattern of physical injuries that are consistent with repeated physical abuse in children. These injuries can include bruises, fractures, burns, and other types of trauma that are not consistent with an accidental injury. BCS is a complex medical condition that can be difficult to diagnose, as it often involves a combination of physical injuries, emotional trauma, and behavioral changes. It is important to note that BCS is not a medical diagnosis in and of itself, but rather a term used to describe a pattern of injuries that may be indicative of abuse. The diagnosis of BCS typically involves a thorough medical examination of the child, as well as interviews with the child, their parents or caregivers, and other relevant parties. In some cases, additional tests or procedures may be necessary to rule out other possible causes of the child's injuries. It is important to note that BCS is a serious medical condition that requires prompt and appropriate intervention. If you suspect that a child may be experiencing abuse, it is important to contact your local child protective services agency or law enforcement immediately.
Child behavior disorders are a group of conditions that affect a child's ability to behave appropriately in social situations and at home. These disorders can cause significant distress for both the child and their family, and can interfere with the child's ability to learn and function in daily life. Child behavior disorders can be classified into two main categories: internalizing disorders and externalizing disorders. Internalizing disorders include conditions such as anxiety disorders, depression, and eating disorders, which are characterized by feelings of distress, withdrawal, and avoidance. Externalizing disorders, on the other hand, include conditions such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and conduct disorder (CD), which are characterized by impulsivity, aggression, and defiance. Child behavior disorders can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, environmental factors, and trauma. Treatment for child behavior disorders typically involves a combination of behavioral therapy, medication, and support from parents, teachers, and other caregivers. Early intervention and treatment can help children with behavior disorders to develop the skills they need to manage their symptoms and lead healthy, fulfilling lives.
In the medical field, "crime victims" typically refers to individuals who have been physically or emotionally harmed as a result of a criminal act. This can include victims of assault, battery, sexual assault, robbery, and other violent crimes. Medical professionals who work with crime victims may include doctors, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare providers who provide medical treatment, emotional support, and other services to help victims recover from their injuries and cope with the aftermath of the crime. In addition to providing medical care, healthcare providers may also work with law enforcement agencies and other organizations to help victims report the crime, obtain justice, and access other resources and services that can help them recover and heal.
In the medical field, "wounds and injuries" refer to any type of damage or harm that is inflicted on the body, typically as a result of an external force or trauma. This can include cuts, scrapes, bruises, burns, fractures, and other types of physical trauma. Wounds can be classified based on their depth and severity. Superficial wounds only penetrate the outer layer of skin (epidermis) and are typically easy to treat. Deeper wounds, such as lacerations or punctures, can penetrate the dermis or subcutaneous tissue and may require more extensive medical attention. Injuries can also be classified based on their cause. For example, a fall may result in both a wound (such as a cut or bruise) and an injury (such as a broken bone or concussion). Injuries can be further classified based on their location, severity, and potential long-term effects. The treatment of wounds and injuries typically involves cleaning and dressing the affected area, administering pain medication if necessary, and monitoring for signs of infection or other complications. In some cases, more extensive medical treatment may be required, such as surgery or physical therapy.
Pain insensitivity, congenital, also known as congenital analgesia, is a rare genetic disorder characterized by a complete or partial inability to feel pain. People with this condition are unable to sense pain from physical stimuli, such as burns, cuts, or injuries, and may not be aware of their own internal pain, such as that caused by inflammation or infection. This can lead to serious health problems, as individuals with congenital analgesia may not seek medical attention for injuries or infections until they become severe. The exact cause of congenital analgesia is not fully understood, but it is believed to be related to mutations in genes that are involved in the transmission of pain signals in the nervous system.
Criminal law in the medical field refers to the application of criminal laws to medical professionals and their practices. It encompasses a range of offenses, including but not limited to: 1. Medical malpractice: This refers to the failure of a medical professional to provide proper care or treatment, resulting in harm or injury to a patient. 2. Fraud: This includes billing for services that were not provided, submitting false claims, or engaging in other fraudulent activities. 3. Sexual misconduct: This includes sexual abuse, harassment, or exploitation of patients by medical professionals. 4. Drug-related offenses: This includes the illegal use, possession, or distribution of controlled substances by medical professionals. 5. Criminal neglect: This refers to the failure of a medical professional to provide adequate care or treatment to a patient, resulting in harm or injury. 6. Criminal conspiracy: This involves the agreement between two or more individuals to commit a crime, such as the illegal distribution of controlled substances. Criminal law in the medical field is enforced by various agencies, including state medical boards, law enforcement agencies, and the courts. Penalties for violations of criminal law in the medical field can include fines, license revocation, imprisonment, and other legal consequences.
Cross-sectional studies are a type of observational research design used in the medical field to examine the prevalence or distribution of a particular health outcome or risk factor in a population at a specific point in time. In a cross-sectional study, data is collected from a sample of individuals who are all measured at the same time, rather than following them over time. Cross-sectional studies are useful for identifying associations between health outcomes and risk factors, but they cannot establish causality. For example, a cross-sectional study may find that people who smoke are more likely to have lung cancer than non-smokers, but it cannot determine whether smoking causes lung cancer or if people with lung cancer are more likely to smoke. Cross-sectional studies are often used in public health research to estimate the prevalence of diseases or conditions in a population, to identify risk factors for certain health outcomes, and to compare the health status of different groups of people. They can also be used to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions or to identify potential risk factors for disease outbreaks.
In the medical field, a "Child of Impaired Parents" refers to a child whose parents have a physical or mental impairment that may affect the child's health or development. This can include conditions such as genetic disorders, chronic illnesses, substance abuse, mental health issues, or developmental disabilities that may be passed down from the parents to their child. The term "Child of Impaired Parents" is often used in the context of medical research, public health, and social services to identify and address the unique needs of these children and their families. It is important to note that having impaired parents does not necessarily mean that a child will have health or developmental issues, but it does increase the risk. Early intervention and support can help mitigate these risks and improve outcomes for these children.
Child psychology is a branch of psychology that focuses on the development and behavior of children from birth to adolescence. It involves the study of cognitive, emotional, social, and behavioral aspects of childhood and adolescence, and how these factors interact with each other to shape a child's development. Child psychologists work with children and their families to understand and address a wide range of issues, including learning difficulties, behavioral problems, emotional disorders, and developmental delays. They use a variety of assessment tools and techniques to evaluate children's cognitive, emotional, and social functioning, and develop interventions to help children overcome challenges and reach their full potential. Child psychologists also work with parents, teachers, and other caregivers to provide guidance and support on how to promote healthy development in children, and how to identify and address any issues that may arise. They may also work with policymakers and community organizations to develop programs and policies that promote the well-being of children and families.
In the medical field, "Child, Institutionalized" refers to a child who is living in an institution, such as a foster home, orphanage, or residential treatment center. This term is often used in medical records and research studies to describe the characteristics and health outcomes of children who have been removed from their homes and placed in institutional care. Institutionalized children may have experienced a range of challenges, including abuse, neglect, trauma, and behavioral or emotional problems. They may also have limited access to healthcare, education, and other resources that are important for their physical and mental health and development. The term "Child, Institutionalized" is not a medical diagnosis, but rather a description of a child's living situation. It is important for healthcare providers to be aware of the unique challenges and needs of institutionalized children, and to provide appropriate care and support to help them thrive.
Multiple trauma, also known as polytrauma, is a medical condition that refers to the occurrence of multiple injuries to different parts of the body as a result of a single traumatic event. These injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including motor vehicle accidents, falls, sports injuries, and acts of violence. The severity of multiple trauma can vary widely, ranging from minor injuries that can be treated with conservative measures to life-threatening injuries that require immediate medical attention. Some common examples of injuries that can occur in multiple trauma include fractures, dislocations, lacerations, internal bleeding, and traumatic brain injury. The treatment of multiple trauma typically involves a multidisciplinary approach, with a team of healthcare professionals working together to provide the best possible care for the patient. This may include emergency medical services, trauma surgeons, anesthesiologists, critical care nurses, and rehabilitation specialists. The goal of treatment is to stabilize the patient's condition, manage their pain, and promote healing and recovery.
Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a chronic and often relapsing brain disorder characterized by the excessive and compulsive consumption of alcohol despite negative consequences to one's health, relationships, and daily life. In the medical field, alcoholism is diagnosed based on a set of criteria outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). These criteria include: 1. The presence of tolerance, which is the need to consume more alcohol to achieve the same desired effect. 2. The presence of withdrawal symptoms when alcohol use is reduced or stopped. 3. The presence of cravings or a strong desire to drink. 4. The continuation of alcohol use despite negative consequences, such as health problems, relationship problems, or legal problems. 5. The presence of significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning due to alcohol use. Alcoholism is a complex disorder that can be caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, and psychological factors. Treatment for alcoholism typically involves a combination of behavioral therapy, medication, and support groups.
Marijuana abuse refers to the excessive or inappropriate use of marijuana, a psychoactive drug derived from the Cannabis plant. It is characterized by the use of marijuana for non-medical purposes, despite the potential negative consequences on an individual's physical and mental health, social life, and overall well-being. Marijuana abuse can manifest in various ways, including using marijuana more frequently or in larger amounts than intended, using it in situations where it is not appropriate, or experiencing withdrawal symptoms when trying to stop using it. It can also lead to physical dependence, addiction, and other mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and psychosis. In the medical field, marijuana abuse is often treated through a combination of behavioral therapy, medication-assisted treatment, and support groups. The goal of treatment is to help individuals overcome their addiction to marijuana and manage any underlying mental health issues that may have contributed to their abuse.
Near drowning is a medical emergency that occurs when a person experiences respiratory distress due to submersion in water. It is characterized by a lack of oxygen to the brain and other vital organs, which can lead to serious health complications or even death if not treated promptly. Near drowning can occur in both fresh and salt water, and the severity of the condition depends on several factors, including the length of time the person was submerged, the depth of the water, and the presence of any underlying medical conditions. Symptoms of near drowning may include coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing, blue lips or fingernails, seizures, confusion, and loss of consciousness. Treatment typically involves immediate medical attention, including rescue breathing, chest compressions, and oxygen therapy, as well as further medical evaluation and monitoring for any complications that may arise.
Fractures, bone refer to a break or crack in a bone that occurs due to trauma or injury. Fractures can be classified based on their severity, location, and type. There are several types of bone fractures, including: 1. Simple fractures: These are clean breaks in the bone with no displacement of the broken ends. 2. Compound fractures: These are breaks in the bone that involve the skin and/or soft tissues surrounding the bone. 3. Comminuted fractures: These are fractures in which the bone is broken into multiple pieces. 4. Stress fractures: These are small cracks in the bone that occur due to repetitive stress or overuse. 5. Open fractures: These are fractures in which the broken bone pierces through the skin. 6. Closed fractures: These are fractures in which the broken bone is contained within the skin. The treatment for bone fractures depends on the severity and location of the fracture, as well as the patient's overall health. Treatment options may include rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE), casting, surgery, or physical therapy.
In the medical field, a checklist is a document or tool used to ensure that all necessary tasks or procedures are completed accurately and efficiently. Checklists are often used in healthcare settings to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of medical errors. Checklists typically include a series of items or tasks that need to be completed, such as taking a patient's vital signs, administering medication, or performing a surgical procedure. Each item on the checklist is typically accompanied by a brief description or instruction to help healthcare providers remember what needs to be done. Checklists can be used in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and ambulatory care centers. They are often used by healthcare providers, such as doctors, nurses, and technicians, to ensure that they are following established protocols and procedures. The use of checklists in healthcare has been shown to improve patient outcomes and reduce the risk of medical errors. By providing a structured and standardized approach to care, checklists can help healthcare providers to work more efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that all necessary tasks are completed accurately and consistently.
Failure to thrive (FTT) is a medical condition in which a child is not growing and developing at the expected rate. This can be due to a variety of factors, including poor nutrition, underlying medical conditions, or environmental factors. FTT is typically diagnosed when a child's weight and/or height are below the 3rd percentile on growth charts, or when there is a significant decrease in weight or height over a period of time. FTT can have serious consequences for a child's health and development, and prompt medical attention is necessary to identify and address the underlying cause.
Dental care for children refers to the preventive, restorative, and therapeutic procedures and services provided to children to maintain and promote their oral health. It includes regular check-ups, cleaning, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, extractions, and other procedures as needed to prevent and treat dental problems in children. The goal of dental care for children is to establish good oral hygiene habits early in life, prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and address any dental problems that may arise. It is important to start dental care for children as soon as their first tooth appears, usually around six months of age. Dental care for children may be provided by pediatric dentists, general dentists, or other dental professionals who have received specialized training in treating children's dental needs. Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are recommended every six months to monitor a child's oral health and detect any potential problems early on.
Leg injuries refer to any type of damage or trauma that affects the muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, or nerves in the leg. These injuries can range from minor sprains and strains to more severe fractures, dislocations, and nerve damage. Leg injuries can occur as a result of accidents, sports injuries, falls, or other types of trauma. Treatment for leg injuries depends on the severity of the injury and may include rest, ice, compression, elevation, physical therapy, or surgery. It is important to seek medical attention for any leg injury to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.
Arm injuries refer to any type of damage or trauma that affects the muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, or nerves in the arm. These injuries can range from minor sprains and strains to more severe fractures, dislocations, and nerve damage. Some common arm injuries include: 1. Fractures: A fracture is a break in one or more bones in the arm. Fractures can be caused by a direct blow, a fall, or a twisting injury. 2. Dislocations: A dislocation occurs when a bone in the arm is forced out of its socket. This can be caused by a fall or a direct blow. 3. Tendinitis: Tendinitis is an inflammation of the tendons in the arm. This can be caused by overuse or repetitive motions. 4. Bursitis: Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa, which is a small fluid-filled sac that cushions the joint. This can be caused by repetitive motions or a direct blow. 5. Strains and sprains: Strains and sprains are injuries to the muscles and ligaments in the arm. These can be caused by overuse, a fall, or a direct blow. Treatment for arm injuries depends on the severity of the injury. Minor injuries may be treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE). More severe injuries may require surgery, physical therapy, or other medical interventions. It is important to seek medical attention for any arm injury to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.
In the medical field, the term "child orphaned" typically refers to a child who has lost both of their parents, either through death or abandonment. This can have significant emotional, social, and physical impacts on the child, and may require specialized medical and psychological care to address. In some cases, orphaned children may also be at increased risk for certain health problems, such as malnutrition, developmental delays, and mental health issues.
In the medical field, "age factors" refer to the effects of aging on the body and its various systems. As people age, their bodies undergo a variety of changes that can impact their health and well-being. These changes can include: 1. Decreased immune function: As people age, their immune system becomes less effective at fighting off infections and diseases. 2. Changes in metabolism: Aging can cause changes in the way the body processes food and uses energy, which can lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, and other metabolic disorders. 3. Cardiovascular changes: Aging can lead to changes in the heart and blood vessels, including increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. 4. Cognitive changes: Aging can affect memory, attention, and other cognitive functions, which can lead to conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 5. Joint and bone changes: Aging can cause changes in the joints and bones, including decreased bone density and increased risk of osteoporosis and arthritis. 6. Skin changes: Aging can cause changes in the skin, including wrinkles, age spots, and decreased elasticity. 7. Hormonal changes: Aging can cause changes in hormone levels, including decreased estrogen in women and decreased testosterone in men, which can lead to a variety of health issues. Overall, age factors play a significant role in the development of many health conditions and can impact a person's quality of life. It is important for individuals to be aware of these changes and to take steps to maintain their health and well-being as they age.
Hemorrhagic disorders are medical conditions that involve excessive bleeding or bleeding that does not stop easily. These disorders can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetic defects, vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, and certain medications. Hemorrhagic disorders can affect different parts of the body, including the skin, gastrointestinal tract, brain, and other organs. Some common types of hemorrhagic disorders include hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and thrombocytopenia. Hemophilia is a genetic disorder that affects the blood's ability to clot properly. People with hemophilia have a deficiency in one of the clotting factors, which can lead to excessive bleeding after an injury or surgery. Von Willebrand disease is another genetic disorder that affects the blood's ability to clot properly. People with von Willebrand disease have a deficiency in von Willebrand factor, which is a protein that helps platelets stick together and form clots. Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which the body does not produce enough platelets, which are necessary for blood clotting. This can lead to excessive bleeding, especially after an injury or surgery. Treatment for hemorrhagic disorders typically involves replacing the missing clotting factors or increasing the number of platelets in the blood. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to stop bleeding.
In the medical field, mental disorders are conditions that affect a person's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, causing significant distress or impairment in daily functioning. Mental disorders are diagnosed based on a set of criteria outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which is published by the American Psychiatric Association. The DSM-5 categorizes mental disorders into several broad categories, including: 1. Anxiety disorders: conditions characterized by excessive fear or worry, such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder. 2. Mood disorders: conditions characterized by significant changes in mood, such as major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and dysthymia. 3. Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders: conditions characterized by delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking, and abnormal behavior, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and delusional disorder. 4. Neurodevelopmental disorders: conditions that begin in childhood and affect cognitive and social development, such as autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 5. Personality disorders: conditions characterized by enduring patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that deviate from societal norms and cause significant distress or impairment, such as borderline personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, and antisocial personality disorder. 6. Substance-related and addictive disorders: conditions characterized by the use of substances or behaviors that cause significant impairment in daily functioning, such as alcohol use disorder, opioid use disorder, and gambling disorder. 7. Eating disorders: conditions characterized by abnormal eating behaviors that cause significant distress or impairment, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Mental disorders can be caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, and psychological factors, and they can have a significant impact on a person's quality of life. Treatment for mental disorders typically involves a combination of medication, therapy, and lifestyle changes.
Child nutrition disorders refer to a group of medical conditions that affect the growth and development of children due to inadequate or imbalanced nutrition. These disorders can result from a variety of factors, including poor diet, malabsorption, overeating, and genetic or metabolic disorders. Some common examples of child nutrition disorders include: 1. Malnutrition: This refers to a lack of adequate nutrients, such as protein, vitamins, and minerals, in the diet. Malnutrition can result in stunted growth, weakened immune system, and other health problems. 2. Overnutrition: This refers to consuming too much food, leading to obesity and other health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. 3. Eating disorders: These are mental health conditions that involve abnormal eating habits, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. 4. Food allergies and intolerances: These are conditions in which the body reacts negatively to certain foods, leading to symptoms such as digestive problems, hives, and difficulty breathing. 5. Nutrient deficiencies: These occur when the body does not get enough of a particular nutrient, such as iron, vitamin D, or calcium, leading to health problems such as anemia, weak bones, and impaired immune function. Child nutrition disorders can have serious long-term consequences for a child's health and development, and it is important for parents and caregivers to be aware of the signs and symptoms of these conditions and seek medical attention if necessary.
Child language refers to the language that children acquire as they grow and develop. It encompasses the sounds, words, grammar, and syntax that children use to communicate with others. In the medical field, child language is an important aspect of child development and can be studied to identify any potential language delays or disorders. For example, a speech-language pathologist may assess a child's language skills to determine if they are developing at a typical rate or if there are any areas of concern that may require intervention. Additionally, child language can be used to track a child's cognitive and social development, as language is closely tied to these areas of growth.
Child nutritional physiological phenomena refer to the various physiological processes that occur in children related to nutrition. These processes include digestion, absorption, metabolism, and growth and development. Understanding these phenomena is important for ensuring that children receive adequate nutrition to support their health and development. Nutritional deficiencies or imbalances can have serious consequences for children's health, including stunted growth, cognitive impairment, and increased risk of disease. Therefore, it is important for healthcare professionals to monitor and assess children's nutritional status and provide appropriate interventions to ensure optimal nutrition.
In the medical field, "Burns" refer to damage to the skin and other tissues caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, radiation, or friction. Burns can be classified into three categories based on the severity of the damage: 1. First-degree burns: These are the mildest type of burns and affect only the outer layer of the skin (epidermis). They may appear red, painful, and slightly swollen, but usually heal on their own within a few days. 2. Second-degree burns: These burns penetrate the epidermis and affect the underlying layer of skin (dermis). They may appear white, moist, and painful, and may blister. Second-degree burns can take several weeks to heal, and may leave scars. 3. Third-degree burns: These are the most severe type of burns and affect all layers of the skin, as well as underlying tissues such as fat, muscle, and bone. Third-degree burns appear white or black, are painless at first, and may require surgery and skin grafts to heal. They can also lead to serious complications such as infection, shock, and organ damage. Burns can also be classified based on the cause, such as thermal burns (caused by heat), chemical burns (caused by chemicals), electrical burns (caused by electricity), and radiation burns (caused by radiation). Treatment for burns depends on the severity and type of burn, and may include wound care, pain management, antibiotics, and surgery.
Craniocerebral trauma refers to an injury to the head and brain that results from a blow or impact to the head. This type of injury can be caused by a variety of factors, including falls, car accidents, sports injuries, and assaults. Craniocerebral trauma can range from mild to severe and can result in a wide range of symptoms, depending on the location and severity of the injury. Some common symptoms of craniocerebral trauma include headache, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, confusion, memory loss, and changes in behavior or personality. In more severe cases, craniocerebral trauma can result in loss of consciousness, seizures, and even death. Treatment for craniocerebral trauma depends on the severity of the injury and can range from observation and monitoring in a hospital setting to surgery to repair skull fractures or remove blood clots. Rehabilitation may also be necessary to help individuals recover from the physical and cognitive effects of the injury.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic event, such as a natural disaster, military combat, sexual assault, or physical violence. PTSD is characterized by a cluster of symptoms that can include intrusive thoughts or memories of the traumatic event, avoidance of reminders of the event, negative changes in mood or cognition, and increased arousal or reactivity. These symptoms can significantly impair a person's daily functioning and quality of life. PTSD is typically diagnosed by a mental health professional using a standardized set of criteria, and treatment may include psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of both.
Child mortality refers to the number of deaths of children under the age of five per 1,000 live births in a given population or geographic area. It is a commonly used measure of the health and well-being of children in a community or country. Child mortality is an important indicator of the overall health of a population, as it reflects the quality of healthcare, access to basic services, and living conditions in a given area. High child mortality rates are often associated with poverty, malnutrition, lack of access to healthcare, and poor sanitation. Reducing child mortality is a key goal of public health efforts and is often included in national development plans and international development goals.
Retinal hemorrhage is a medical condition in which there is bleeding within the retina, which is the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye. The blood can accumulate in the retina, causing small red or pink spots, or it can leak into the space between the retina and the underlying layer of the eye, causing larger, more diffuse areas of bleeding. Retinal hemorrhages can be caused by a variety of factors, including high blood pressure, diabetes, trauma, and certain medications. They can also be a sign of more serious underlying conditions, such as a bleeding disorder or a brain injury. Retinal hemorrhages can be detected through a comprehensive eye exam, which may include a dilated eye exam, a retinal scan, or other imaging tests. Treatment for retinal hemorrhages depends on the underlying cause and the severity of the bleeding. In some cases, no treatment may be necessary, while in others, medications or surgery may be recommended to prevent further bleeding or to treat the underlying condition.
Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) is a mental health condition characterized by a persistent pattern of behavior that violates the rights of others, lacks empathy, and is often manipulative or deceitful. People with ASPD tend to have a disregard for the law, engage in impulsive and reckless behavior, and have difficulty maintaining stable relationships. They may also have a history of substance abuse, criminal behavior, and financial problems. ASPD is considered a personality disorder because it is a long-term pattern of behavior that begins in childhood or adolescence and persists throughout adulthood. It is not caused by a specific event or trauma, but rather by a combination of genetic, environmental, and social factors. Diagnosis of ASPD typically involves a comprehensive evaluation by a mental health professional, including a clinical interview and psychological testing. Treatment for ASPD may include therapy, medication, and support groups, but it can be challenging due to the resistance to treatment and the persistence of the disorder.
In the medical field, "cultural characteristics" refer to the unique traits, beliefs, values, and behaviors that are specific to a particular cultural group. These characteristics can influence an individual's health behaviors, attitudes towards healthcare, and interactions with healthcare providers. Cultural characteristics can include language, religion, family structure, social norms, dietary habits, traditional healing practices, and beliefs about illness and health. Understanding an individual's cultural characteristics is important for healthcare providers to provide culturally competent care that is respectful, effective, and appropriate for the patient's needs and preferences. Cultural competence in healthcare involves being aware of and sensitive to the cultural differences and similarities among patients, families, and communities. It requires healthcare providers to adopt a patient-centered approach that takes into account the patient's cultural background, values, and beliefs, and to tailor their care accordingly. By doing so, healthcare providers can improve patient satisfaction, reduce health disparities, and promote better health outcomes.
Child custody is not typically defined in the medical field, but rather in the legal field. Child custody refers to the legal rights and responsibilities of a parent or other caregiver to make decisions about a child's upbringing, including where the child will live, who will make medical decisions for the child, and how the child's time will be spent. In the medical field, child custody may be relevant in cases where a child's health or well-being is at risk, and a court may need to make decisions about who has the right to make medical decisions for the child.
A subdural hematoma is a type of hematoma that occurs when blood accumulates between the dura mater (outermost layer of the brain) and the arachnoid mater (middle layer of the brain). It is also known as a subdural effusion or subdural collection. Subdural hematomas can be caused by a variety of factors, including head injury, bleeding disorders, and certain medications. They can also occur spontaneously, without any known cause. Symptoms of a subdural hematoma may include headache, nausea and vomiting, confusion, drowsiness, seizures, and changes in mental status. In severe cases, a subdural hematoma can lead to brain swelling, which can cause life-threatening complications. Treatment for a subdural hematoma typically involves surgery to remove the blood and relieve pressure on the brain. In some cases, conservative management with observation and medication may be appropriate. The prognosis for a subdural hematoma depends on the severity of the injury and the promptness of treatment.
In the medical field, age distribution refers to the distribution of individuals within a population based on their age. It is a statistical measure that provides information about the age structure of a population, including the number and proportion of people in different age groups. Age distribution is important in medical research and public health because it can help identify patterns and trends in health outcomes, disease incidence, and mortality rates across different age groups. For example, age distribution can be used to identify which age groups are most at risk for certain diseases or conditions, and to develop targeted interventions to improve health outcomes in those groups. Age distribution can be measured in various ways, including by age range (e.g., 0-14 years, 15-24 years, etc.), by age group (e.g., children, adolescents, adults, seniors), or by age quintile (e.g., the first quintile includes the youngest 20% of the population, the second quintile includes the next 20%, etc.).
In the medical field, a curriculum refers to a comprehensive plan or program of study that outlines the knowledge, skills, and experiences that medical students are expected to acquire during their education. The curriculum typically includes a combination of classroom instruction, laboratory work, clinical rotations, and other learning activities designed to prepare students for their future careers as healthcare professionals. The curriculum for medical students typically covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, pathology, microbiology, medical ethics, and clinical skills. Medical schools may also offer electives or specialized tracks that allow students to focus on specific areas of interest, such as pediatrics, surgery, or public health. The curriculum is typically developed and maintained by a team of educators, administrators, and healthcare professionals, and is subject to ongoing review and revision to ensure that it remains current and relevant to the evolving needs of the medical field.
In the medical field, "Canada" typically refers to the country located in North America, bordered by the United States to the south and the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Pacific Ocean to the north, east, and west, respectively. Canada is the second-largest country in the world by land area and has a diverse population of over 38 million people. In the context of healthcare, Canada has a publicly funded healthcare system known as Medicare, which provides universal coverage for medically necessary hospital and physician services to all Canadian citizens and permanent residents. However, there are also private healthcare options available in Canada, and some Canadians may choose to seek medical treatment outside of the country. Canada is also home to a number of world-renowned medical research institutions and universities, including the University of Toronto, McGill University, and the University of British Columbia, which conduct cutting-edge research in fields such as genetics, immunology, and neuroscience.
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- Children with disabilities face a higher risk of falling victim to sexual abuse, and it is the duty of parents and caregivers to keep them safe, said child experts. (thesundaily.my)
- At around 11:10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8, officers were contacted to investigate a report of sexual abuse to a victim younger than 13. (rockrivertimes.com)
- Among 747 males the risk of being a perpetrator was positively correlated with reported sexual abuse victim experiences. (cambridge.org)
- From Victim to Offender: How child sexual abuse victims become offenders (1st ed. (taylorfrancis.com)
- From Victim to Offender shows how victims of child sexual abuse become juvenile and adult offenders. (taylorfrancis.com)
- From Victim to Offender offers unique insights into the experiences of victims and offenders of sexual abuse, and is essential reading for professionals who are concerned about child protection and those responsible for the rehabilitation of offenders. (taylorfrancis.com)
- If a child sexual abuse victim experience is a trigger, they may feel like they are back in the same moment the trauma initially occurred. (damfirm.com)
- When the victim is a child / by Debra Whitcomb. (who.int)
- Violence may include deprivation or emotional, physical or sexual harm to the victim (2). (who.int)
- Adults are responsible for ensuring that children have safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. (cdc.gov)
- According to a 2019 study done by CDC, Together for Girls, and UNICEF, 1 in 2 young adults in Kenya experience sexual violence as a child, and only 12.5% of girls, and 3% of boys report the abuse in Kenya. (globalgiving.org)
- SOLS Health is a community-based mental health centre that connects children, adults, families and communities to accessible and affordable mental health services. (thesundaily.my)
- This means that children need safe adults in their lives to protect them from child sexual abuse. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- For example, if your child is alone with adults or other children or young people, ensure that they can be seen and/or interrupted at any time. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- The incidence of child sexual abuse is usually based on retrospective recall by adults in studies mostly emanating from the USA ( Reference Smith, Bentovim, Rutter, Taylor and Hersov Smith & Bentovim, 1994 ). (cambridge.org)
- Adults should be there to support your child in every way they can to help minimize the long-term effects of the abuse. (damfirm.com)
- These children are more likely as adults to suffer from poor mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, risky sexual behaviour and criminality (10). (who.int)
- The plan provides a planning framework for the sector to address risk and vulnerability among the poor, marginalized and socially excluded groups such as older persons, PWDs, Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children (OVC), women, non-literate adults and ethnic minorities for the next five years (2011/2012 to 2015/2016). (who.int)
- Children who weigh greater than or equal to 45 kg but who are less than 8 years of age Use the same treatment regimens for these children as the adult regimens of erythromycin (see Chlamydial Infections Among Adolescents and Adults). (cdc.gov)
- Children greater than or equal to 8 years of age Use the same treatment regimens for these children as the adult regimens of doxycycline or tetracycline (see Chlamydial Infections Among Adolescents and Adults). (cdc.gov)
- The kids join forces against the "evil" adults and go into battle. (medscape.com)
- What are the current gaps in child sexual abuse prevention? (cdc.gov)
- However, little investment has been made in primary prevention or preventing child sexual abuse. (cdc.gov)
- More resources are needed to develop, evaluate, and implement evidence-based child sexual abuse primary prevention strategies. (cdc.gov)
- CDC surveillance systems, violence prevention initiatives, and efforts to support partners in the field have increased our understanding of child sexual abuse. (cdc.gov)
- The project will facilitate training workshops for 1,000 parents/caregivers on sexual abuse awareness, prevention, and response. (globalgiving.org)
- The World Day for the Prevention of, and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Violence is a critical step in bringing institutional recognition to this horrific childhood trauma. (prweb.com)
- In 2020, Wortham met Michael Hoffman , former President of Prevent Child Abuse Illinois and clergy abuse survivor working with the Chicago Archdiocese to develop programs for prevention and healing. (prweb.com)
- Ohio's 134th General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 288 which updated the prescribed curriculum for health education, adding requirements related to child sexual abuse prevention, dating violence prevention and sexual violence prevention. (ohio.gov)
- Ohio law requires traditional public schools , community schools , STEM schools and chartered nonpublic schools to provide developmentally appropriate instruction in child sexual abuse prevention, dating violence prevention and sexual violence prevention. (ohio.gov)
- Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, schools are required to provide developmentally appropriate instruction in child sexual abuse prevention to students in grades kindergarten through six. (ohio.gov)
- Child sexual abuse prevention is to occur annually for students in grades K through 6. (ohio.gov)
- The provider of the child abuse prevention instruction will depend on the curriculum that the school selected. (ohio.gov)
- Upon written request of the student's parent or guardian, a student shall be excused from taking instruction in child sexual abuse prevention. (ohio.gov)
- The Department has listed curriculum and instructional supports to assist schools in meeting the legislative requirements related to child sexual abuse prevention. (ohio.gov)
- 5. The aim of this document is to provide strategic direction for the prevention and management of the health consequences of child sexual abuse in Member States. (who.int)
- CIO Responsible for this publication: National Center for Prevention Services, Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Prevention Chlamydial Infections Among Children Sexual abuse must be considered a cause of chlamydial infection among preadolescent children, although perinatally transmitted C. trachomatis infection of the nasopharynx, urogenital tract, and rectum may persist beyond 1 year (see Sexual Assault or Abuse of Children). (cdc.gov)
- Given their predominant employment in the high-risk retail and service industries, the lack of violence prevention programs in these industries, and the fact that youth may be uniquely affected by workplace violence due to their ongoing physical and psychological development, young workers are a vulnerable population at risk. (cdc.gov)
- The people who produce child sexual abuse media are often abusers themselves - the US National Center for Missing and Exploited Children found that 16% of people who possess such media had directly and physically abused children. (thejournal.ie)
- Of the children who were identified in 2020, 76.1% were neglected (including medical neglect), 16.5% were physically abused, 9.4% were sexually abused, and 0.2% were sex trafficked. (msdmanuals.com)
- Thus, pediatricians need to be knowledgeable about available community resources, such as consultants and referral centers for the evaluation and treatment of sexual maltreatment. (medscape.com)
- Child Maltreatment 2005 [Web site]. (medscape.com)
- Child maltreatment includes all types of abuse and neglect of a child under the age of 18 by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a custodial role (for example, clergy, coach, or teacher) that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. (msdmanuals.com)
- Child sexual abuse is a significant public health problem and an adverse childhood experience (ACE). (cdc.gov)
- A high percentage of male subjects abused in childhood by a female relative became perpetrators. (cambridge.org)
- Sexual abuse by a female in childhood may be a risk factor for a cycle of abuse in males. (cambridge.org)
- Childhood sexual abuse is one of the most underreported crimes in the U.S.," Isely said. (huffpost.com)
- Survivors of childhood sexual abuse often experience a disturbing array of overwhelming emotions. (meshbesher.com)
- Minnesota's Child Victims Act, signed into law on May 24th, 2013, allows adult victims of childhood sexual abuse a three-year window in which they may bring claims for civil cases against those responsible for the abuse. (meshbesher.com)
- If you're an adult who experienced childhood sexual abuse and you have either not taken or been denied action prior, it's important for you to contact the qualified attorneys at Meshbesher & Spence to allow adequate time to process your case. (meshbesher.com)
- Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse often adopt survival strategies that help them wade through the feelings helplessness, pain, betrayal and fear they may have experienced as a child. (meshbesher.com)
- If you're an adult dealing with the effects of childhood sexual abuse, please remember that you are not to blame and you are not alone. (meshbesher.com)
- The Minnesota attorneys at Meshbesher & Spence are experienced in childhood sexual abuse civil claims and will make sure the investigation is completed properly and thoroughly, and that your rights are protected. (meshbesher.com)
- It was our object of investigation the occurrence of sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence, as it was remembered posteriorly, characterizing its main forms, by whom it was practiced, in what time of life it occurred. (bvsalud.org)
- Concerning the replies to the questionnaire, (87%) denied the occurrence of sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence. (bvsalud.org)
- 42% of U.S. adult women report sexual victimization by an adult or older minor during childhood. (cdc.gov)
- Every fourth adult underwent at least one form of violence during childhood, and about 12% of children were sexually abused in 2017 alone (5). (who.int)
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- Over 50 individuals including leaders of prominent child welfare and advocacy organizations, and survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA), including several who experienced abuse by clergy, joined H.E. Fatima Maada Bio , the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone , a survivor of child marriage, as she addressed the General Assembly urging action. (prweb.com)
- In October of 2020, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce received a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding possible online distribution or sharing of child sexual abuse material. (longbeach.gov)
- In 2020, 3.9 million reports of possible child abuse were made to Child Protective Services (CPS) in the United States, involving 7.1 million children. (msdmanuals.com)
- CDC has developed resources to help states and communities use the best available evidence to prevent child abuse and neglect , sexual violence , and ACEs . (cdc.gov)
- The World Health Organization reports that millions of children experience child sexual violence each year. (prweb.com)
- The World Day will help my brothers and all survivors of child sexual violence to know that the world cares about them, that they matter, that what they experienced was unjust, and that healing is possible," said Wortham. (prweb.com)
- Power of Play (POP), an organisation that helps children express their inner worlds and allows them to have the courage to be themselves, said children with disabilities are four times more likely to experience sexual abuse and violence than non-disabled children. (thesundaily.my)
- According to a review commissioned by the World Health Organisation in 2012, children with disabilities are 2.9 times more likely to be victims of sexual abuse, while children with mental or intellectual impairments appear to be most vulnerable with 4.6 times the risk of sexual violence than their non-disabled peers," Ting said. (thesundaily.my)
- You can also call the National Domestic Family and Sexual Violence Counselling Service for advice. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- 3,489 cases of violence were reported, with a 662.5% increase in the number of notifications in the period studied, with the increase in the number of referral centers for the care of people in situations of sexual violence in the state , explaining 46.7% of the variation in the number of cases, between the years studied. (bvsalud.org)
- Data from the sexual violence against children surveillance system were considered adequate regarding the questions that were assessed in the study. (bvsalud.org)
- Child labourers are exposed to an insecure environment and higher risk of violence. (who.int)
- Violence among child labourers is an under-studied phenomenon which requires contextual assessment. (who.int)
- We estimated that 21%, 19% and 9% of children suffered from emotional, physical and sexual violence respectively. (who.int)
- sexual violence by grandfathers was highlighted (micro-system). (who.int)
- Children reported frequent scolding and insults in the workplace along with physical violence that could be fatal (exo-system). (who.int)
- We documented that all forms of violence were rampant among the child labourers, and improved efforts and comprehensive legislation is direly needed to alleviate the situation. (who.int)
- Violence against children is a significant public health concern globally (3): one billion children worldwide, aged 2-17 years, experience some form of violence annually (4). (who.int)
- Exposure of child labourers to an unprotected environment is greater compared with other children, putting them at a higher risk of violence (7). (who.int)
- The global burden of abuse among child labourers is not readily available, however the International Labour Organization identifies violence as a specific hazard for domestic child labourers, migrants and children working in mines (8). (who.int)
- Violence poses long-term emotional and physical effects on children. (who.int)
- Physical violence is the leading cause of injury and death among children (11). (who.int)
- Some factors that increase the risk of child neglect and abuse are parents who are young or single-parenting, have experienced child abuse or neglect themselves, or have personal or family stress (such as food insecurity, financial stress, intimate partner violence, social isolation, mental health issues, or a substance use disorder). (msdmanuals.com)
- Child neglect and abuse often occur together and with other forms of family violence, such as intimate partner abuse. (msdmanuals.com)
- Workplace violence against youth: results from a national telephone survey. (cdc.gov)
- Discussion: This first of its kind national study of workplace violence among youth demonstrates the problem of violence at work is much wider spread among youth than national surveillance data indicate. (cdc.gov)
- The teenagers' life stories are often characterized by violence and sexual abuse. (medscape.com)
- There is a widespread belief among professionals working in the field that in boys there is a causal link between involvement in sexual activities with an older person and subsequently becoming an adult perpetrator of child sexual abuse. (cambridge.org)
- However, the fault for child sexual abuse lies squarely on the shoulders of the perpetrator. (damfirm.com)
- However, the perpetrator may be a family member, close family friend or an adult in a position of authority over the child. (who.int)
- This project will equip parents and caregivers in Kenya with the skills to identify, prevent and respond to child sexual abuse. (globalgiving.org)
- From the study, many children do not tell anyone about the abuse because they do not understand what abuse is, they do not have the language to describe the abuse, and most do not report because of the fear of being shamed and disbelieved by their parents, caregivers, and elders. (globalgiving.org)
- Through this project, parents and caregivers will gain awareness on what sexual abuse is and how they can prevent it in their communities. (globalgiving.org)
- Yong said parents and caregivers should be open to sex education for disabled children to help improve personal safety. (thesundaily.my)
- Children should be protected from further harm by means that may include involvement of Child Protective Services and/or law enforcement agencies, hospitalization, counseling for caregivers and children, and assistance for the family in providing safe and appropriate care. (msdmanuals.com)
- Children may be neglected or abused by parents and other caregivers or relatives, people living in the child's home, or people who have occasional care responsibilities (such as teachers, coaches, and clergy). (msdmanuals.com)
- Multicenter study of nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in children being evaluated for sexual abuse. (medscape.com)
- Using a child for pornography is also sexual abuse. (medlineplus.gov)
- Diamond was booked on two felony counts of Possession of Child Pornography and two felony counts of Distribution of Obscene Matter Depicting a Minor. (longbeach.gov)
- In the African Region, economic poverty and affluence, armed conflicts and the breakdown of family and social systems are the main risk factors for CSA, opening the doors for child labour, child trafficking, child prostitution and child pornography. (who.int)
- Genital swab and urine samples from minors evaluated for sexual abuse were tested by using nucleic acid amplification for N. gonorrhoeae , C. trachomatis , and human papillomavirus. (cdc.gov)
- Nucleic acid amplification tests increased the proportion of child sexual abuse survivors with a diagnosis of N. gonorrhoeae or C. trachomatis infection. (cdc.gov)
- Because of the potential for a criminal investigation and legal proceedings for sexual abuse, diagnosis of C. trachomatis among preadolescent children requires the high specificity provided by isolation in cell culture. (cdc.gov)
Neglect of a child1
- Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report difficult times and increase children's opportunities to thrive in or physical or emotional neglect of a child or adolescent aged safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)
- Nine former patients are suing a children's hospital in Virginia and its medical director over allegations of sexual and physical abuse. (medpagetoday.com)
- Parents can help by getting to know the children's carer, irrespective of whether the children are with or without disabilities. (thesundaily.my)
- Fight Child Abuse, a resource provided by the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation, has various videos on child sexual abuse topics such as safe and unsafe touch. (ohio.gov)
- Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children's Hospital Centre for Community Child Health. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- They show how early sexualisation damages children's sexual development, their relationships and their adult lives. (taylorfrancis.com)
- Children's perceptions of genital examinations during sexual abuse evaluations. (medscape.com)
Victims of sexual1
- Collection of forensic evidence from pediatric victims of sexual assault. (medscape.com)
- Nationally renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump is filing a lawsuit against Louisiana's agency overseeing child welfare over years-old allegations that Black children were sexually abused by 'wealthy white men' while in the state's custody. (newsone.com)
- Sexual offences against children in Canada : summary of the report of the Committee on Sexual Offences Against Children and Youths appointed by the Minister of Justice & Attorney General of Canada, the Minister of National Health and Welfare, Government of Canada, 1984. (who.int)
- They come from broken homes, from youth welfare organizations, or from the street. (medscape.com)
- Some come directly off of the street or are sent by youth welfare organizations. (medscape.com)
- If you think a child may have been abused, it's important to report it. (medlineplus.gov)
- Investigators received a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led to Christopher James Price, 32, of Lexington, S.C. (wistv.com)
- Many children wait to report or never report child sexual abuse. (cdc.gov)
- The workshops will help parents educate their children on body autonomy, safe touch, and how to recognize and report sexual abuse, ultimately keeping the next generation safe. (globalgiving.org)
- After Plummer is released from prison, he will be required to register as a Tier II sexual offender and will have to report every 180 days for 25 years. (wcpo.com)
- Launched by the Centre County Women's Resource Center, the Youth Service Bureau, the United Way and the YMCA, the program is designed to educate community members and help them identify, report and prevent child sexual abuse, said LeDon Young, who is helping organize the dinner. (d2l.org)
- POP co-creator Madeleine Yong said abuse against disabled children often goes unreported for several reasons, such as the need for help with personal care, an inability to report abuse due to communication difficulties, caregiver dependency and trust, lack of education regarding health sexuality and sexual abuse, as well as societal myths. (thesundaily.my)
- Some lack the vocabulary to report the abuse or inappropriate behaviour, while others may not be aware of the difference between good touch and bad touch," she explained. (thesundaily.my)
- If you suspect a child has experienced sexual abuse in your community, report your concerns to the police on 000. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- One of the main reasons that children do not report that they have been sexually abused is that they fear it will not be believed. (damfirm.com)
- This report describes research designed to evaluate sexual behavior and orientation questions for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). (cdc.gov)
- In cases where supervisors or co- workers were the perpetrators, respondents were mostly likely to report they were victims of verbal abuse (64% and 43%, respectively) and sexual harassment (22% and 42%, respectively). (cdc.gov)
- Child sexual abuse is preventable. (cdc.gov)
- The Questionnaire about Incidence of Sexual Abuse was the instrument used, which was applied to groups, but answered individually. (bvsalud.org)
- Resources for child sexual abuse have mostly focused on treatment for victims and criminal justice-oriented approaches for perpetrators. (cdc.gov)
- From 1998 to 2002, a facility in Johannesburg offered antiretroviral postexposure prophylaxis to sexual assault survivors seen within 72 hours of assault. (cdc.gov)
- Development of a screening tool for pediatric sexual assault may reduce emergency-department visits. (medscape.com)
- Sexual Assault and Abuse and STDs. (medscape.com)
- Available at http://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/sexual-assault.htm . (medscape.com)
- Forensic evidence collection and DNA identification in acute child sexual assault. (medscape.com)
- Other Management Considerations - See Sexual Assault or Abuse of Children. (cdc.gov)
- physical attacks (7%) and sexual assault (5%) (categories are not mutually exclusive). (cdc.gov)
Safe from sexual abuse2
- One way to keep your child safe from sexual abuse in your community is by checking that community facilities and activities are safe. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- Today, as the month draws to a close, we hear from Katherine Starr, a former two-time Olympic swimmer and founder of Safe4Athletes , an advocacy and educational non-profit fighting to keep athletes safe from sexual abuse, harassment and bullying. (momsteam.com)
- We coordinate research, advocacy and action to end the sexual exploitation of children. (ecpat.org)
- We promoted the World Day to increase awareness of the actions all governments can take to prevent abuse and bring healing to survivors," said Dr. Jennifer Wortham , a researcher at Harvard who founded the Global Collaborative, the survivor led network that led the international advocacy campaign to launch the world day. (prweb.com)
- Use of APTIMA Combo 2: the experience of a child advocacy center. (medscape.com)
- therefore they cannot disclose sexual offences. (who.int)
- Someone known and trusted by the child or child's family members, perpetrates 91% of child sexual abuse. (cdc.gov)
- Ask your child's school, sports club, before-school and after-school care or youth group for copies of their child safety policies. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- Child neglect is the failure to meet a child's basic physical and emotional needs. (msdmanuals.com)
Exploitation of children1
- Sexual exploitation of children / by Vitit Muntarbhorn. (who.int)
- At UCC, the team worked closely with international law enforcement specialists in online child sexual abuse investigation to understand their needs and develop a tool that allows them to find the most urgent cases for intervention. (thejournal.ie)
- Most sexual abusers know the child they abuse. (medlineplus.gov)
- About one-third of abusers are related to the child. (medlineplus.gov)
- Ting said some abusers may take advantage of the challenges these children face in speaking, hearing or dealing with social situations. (thesundaily.my)
- And because originators of such media can be hands-on abusers, their early detection and apprehension can safeguard their victims from further abuse. (thejournal.ie)
- [ 4 ] NAATs can be used as an alternative to culture with vaginal specimens or urine from girls whereas culture remains the preferred method for urethral specimens or urine from boys and for extra-genital specimens for all children. (medscape.com)
- The relationship of genital human papillomavirus infection, the most common STI, to child sexual abuse, remains unclear. (cdc.gov)
- Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe lessons help students prevent, interrupt and speak up about various types of child abuse, including physical, emotional, sexual, neglect, bullying and cyber abuse. (ohio.gov)
- Children who are neglected or abused may appear tired or hungry, have poor hygiene, or have physical injuries or emotional or mental health issues, or they may have no obvious signs of abuse or neglect. (msdmanuals.com)
- Three Penns Valley organizations are pitching in to help bring awareness to child sexual abuse. (d2l.org)
- It teaches awareness of child sexual abuse and procedures for reporting it. (d2l.org)
- Greater awareness of child sexual abuse, alongside strong policies and programs are part of a successful public health approach to prevent child sexual abuse before it can occur," said Dr. Merrick. (prweb.com)
- Getting a child sexual abuse survivor into counseling is vital. (damfirm.com)
- Peter Isely, a survivor of child sexual abuse and a founding member of SNAP (Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests) joined HuffPost Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin to discuss why he chose to break the pattern of silence. (huffpost.com)
- It can then sometimes become necessary due to acute child endangerment to admit these children and teenagers to the protective acute ward for crisis intervention. (medscape.com)
- STIs diagnostic for child sexual abuse (e.g. (cdc.gov)
- Sexual activities imposed on children represent an abuse of the caregiver's power over the child. (medscape.com)
- Abuse should be suspected when a pattern of new and previous injuries suggests that the injury was not accidental, when injuries do not match the caregiver's explanation, or when children are not developmentally able to do things that could result in their injury (such as an infant turning on a stove). (msdmanuals.com)
- Diagnostic and treatment guidelines on child sexual abuse. (who.int)
- Progress Grange and the Centre Hall Lions Club and Women's Club are hosting a turkey dinner on Saturday to benefit the Stewards of Children program. (d2l.org)
- The Monique Burr Foundation's Child Safety Matters educates and empowers children with information and strategies to prevent, recognize and respond appropriately to bullying, cyberbullying, all types of abuse and digital abuse dangers. (ohio.gov)
- every athlete, free of abuse, bullying and harassment. (momsteam.com)
- In my role as an advocate for athletes involving coach-athlete sexual abuse, athlete-on-athlete sexual abuse, athlete cyber-bullying, athlete sexual hazing as well as many forms of athletic abuse in general, much of the work I do with Safe4Athletes tends to be less with the athletes than with parents of young athletes who have been abused, bullied or harassed. (momsteam.com)
- As parents, you must be mindful of any unusual signs and symptoms portrayed by your children, for examples sudden changes in behaviour, cuts or bruises on their body and complaints about pain in the private parts," she said. (thesundaily.my)
- Crimes against children happen everywhere in the world and seem to thrive through a conspiracy of silence and intimidation. (huffpost.com)
- They will learn how to initiate conversations around sexuality and sexual abuse with their children. (globalgiving.org)
- A primary objective of this project was to examine questions regarding sexuality (specifically, sexual behavior, identity and attraction) in an effort to produce valid and reliable measures of sexual orientation for national surveys. (cdc.gov)
- Parents and guardians should always believe what their child tells them. (damfirm.com)
- The games are made to educate children about sexual abuse and teach them coping strategies for everyday life. (easychair.org)
- That's because only an estimated 38% of child victims disclose the fact that they've been sexually abused - many never tell. (meshbesher.com)
- Experiencing child sexual abuse can also increase a person's risk for future victimization. (cdc.gov)
- How are poverty and rigid gender stereotypes placing boys in Morocco at risk of sexual exploitation? (ecpat.org)
- Meanwhile, SOLS Health counselling psychologist and programme manager Fenella Ting said research has shown that children with disabilities are at a higher risk of being sexually abused because they get less attention. (thesundaily.my)
- Children can be at risk of sexual abuse on the internet. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- Our role also involved developing a psychological profiling system to identify viewers of child sexual abuse images who may be at risk of committing hands-on abuse. (thejournal.ie)
- Infants and young children are at increased risk of abuse. (msdmanuals.com)
- COVID-19) pandemic have increased the risk for child abuse and neglect ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
Language to describe1
- To stay safe from child sexual abuse, children and teenagers need to know what it is and have language to describe it. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- Adams JA, Botash AS, Kellogg N. Differences in hymenal morphology between adolescent girls with and without a history of consensual sexual intercourse. (medscape.com)
- Instruction is to occur annually and include information on available counseling and resources for children who are sexually abused. (ohio.gov)
- Social media was used in 21% of the incidents involving sexual harassment and in 11% of those involving threats made against young workers in the previous year. (cdc.gov)
- A man lent further credence to the allegations that R. Kelly is a child sex predator by testifying he met the singer in a McDonald's when he was a 17-year-old aspiring rapper and was eager to do 'anything' to get into the music industry. (newsone.com)
- Anal findings in children with and without probable anal penetration: a retrospective study of 1115 children referred for suspected sexual abuse. (medscape.com)
Adult or older1
- It includes a wide range of actions between a child and an adult or older child. (medlineplus.gov)
- Lunsford has said Darkness to Light is a nationally known, evidence-based program to prevent child sexual abuse. (d2l.org)
- They contacted Dr. Melissa Merrick , President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America, to ask for support for the world day, and she agreed. (prweb.com)
- Local services and organisations like child care settings, schools, sports clubs and places of worship should have policies and practices to keep children safe and prevent child sexual abuse. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- 4. Member States and families have the responsibility to prevent child sexual abuse and provide a nurturing environment to protect the future of the African child. (who.int)
Perpetration of sexual1
- Attention to the use of social media in the perpetration of sexual harassment and threats against young people should also be explored further. (cdc.gov)
- Child Sexual Abuse is commonly treated with this method, particularly for young children. (easychair.org)
- Young previously helped put together a Stewards for Children session at this year's Grange Fair. (d2l.org)
- Young said the net proceeds from the dinner in Penns Valley will benefit the Stewards of Children program. (d2l.org)
- Older children or young people who have responsibility for younger children should be supervised. (raisingchildren.net.au)
- I realized that my sport had changed very little over the decades, and was still doing little to protect young athletes from sexual abuse. (momsteam.com)
- At least the kids are still young, and the addiction has not yet become chronic over many years. (medscape.com)
- American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. (medscape.com)
- Since she first began speaking out about abuse in sports, Katherine has earned a reputation for her expertise and eloquence on coach athlete sexual abuse, as witnessed by the increased traditional and social media attention Safe4Athletes has received, including features with NBC Sports Radio, the New York Times, NPR's 'The Takeaway,' CBS Sports Radio, Take Part Five (PIVOT Channel), Aljazeera America as well other nationally recognized media outlets in sports. (momsteam.com)
- Martin told the congregation at the Pro Cathedral in Dublin that regardless of the idea that those who committed the abuse suffered from a psychological problem this did not exempt them from the law. (irishcentral.com)
- We understand their use as a kind of self-medication, as a way of numbing the psychological strain affecting the kids. (medscape.com)