A comprehensive look back at Jerry Sandusky's sex abuse history 10 years later while visualizing and contextualizing the impact it had on Happy Valley, his survivors and the framework of higher education as a whole
This paper investigates longitudinal trajectories of cortisol following child maltreatment using Bayesian methods
This symposium will involve leveraging large public systems to extend child sexual abuse prevention efforts and reach both universal and high risk audiences
The transition to parenthood is a common yet stressful experience faced by many young and midlife adults when the risk of many chronic diseases also begins to rise.
Despite sufficient evidence to conclude that maltreatment exposure affects the risk of crime and delinquency, we conclude that the magnitude and specificity of effects of child maltreatment on crime and delinquency and the mechanisms through which those effects operate remain poorly identified.
Females who experienced CSA did not use more pornography than comparisons but were at increased odds of being cyberbullied.
Females exposed to child sexual abuse (CSA) are at an increased risk of experiencing further victimization in adolescence. The findings indicate that bullying prevention needs to include trauma-focused components to target these uniquely vulnerable females.
Penn State officials, contrite over the scandal, went on to establish the first multi-disciplinary university research center for the study and prevention of child abuse.
The idea of a trauma-informed neighborhood has not been elucidated in public health or medicine, yet merits attention because physical aspects of the neighborhood environment.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs, comprising indicators of child abuse and household dysfunction) and the association between exposure to ACEs and leading causes of mortality in adulthood have become central risk factors in the field of prevention (Felitti et al., 1998).