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A new study in Molecular Psychiatry found that young people who have persistent, distressing PLEs (Psychotic-Like Experiences) struggle in different areas, such as cognition and reported psychopathology. Early assistance and intervention are needed…
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Many reports have indicated that the major factors leading to suicide are child abuse and neglect. In the last decades, Australia has significantly increased mental health services and workers, but the author argues that despite these efforts,…
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Research on the consequences of sexual trauma tend to focus on adults, and are nearly scarce when it comes to preschool-aged victims. Fortunately, professors at McGill University and the Université du Québec à Montréal, have been studying the…
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SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) is a new strategy for children that lays out aims in education, health and care services. Children can receive multiple services from organizations throughout the education, health and care sectors.…
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Children are sometimes exploited during elections for political purposes, which is a violation of their rights. Politicians may play on the emotions of voters by involving children in events or visiting schools. It is quite unclear whether these…
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The School Standards Minister in the UK has admitted that only 4,800 schools have received training in RSHE (relationship, sex, and health education) from the government, the equivalent of one-fifth of all primary and secondary schools in the UK.…
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Starting from infancy, children have the motivation to learn about the outer world and whether this motivation will be encouraged or suppressed depends on the experience that the parents are giving to the children. So how do we encourage children to…
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While social workers care about others, they tend to forget their own needs. The term "setting boundaries" is an important one but most of us do not get acquainted with the meaning of the term. Consequently, the social workers get overwhelmed. Here…
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Only a few years ago, the use of smartphones and other screen-based technology entered the daily lives of children. Interestingly, a recent survey has shown that American teenagers spend more than 7 hours a day looking at screens, not including the…
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Disabled children and their families are one of the population segments that struggle the most. In the UK, these families are entitled to support services lawfully and their rights are reinforced by international human rights provisions. But why the…
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The researchers worked to understand the behaviours of perpetrators "who sexually abused children across a broad range of contemporary institutional contexts in England and Wales". The study analyzes the circumstances and other factors of sexual…
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According to the new research by the University of Kansas, substance use disorder is not the only cause of parental neglect but there are also other factors including social supports and mental health. The research studied the parents who were…
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The Roma population is the second-largest minority in Serbia and the local communities are important for the integration. To support the Roma population's empowerment, there was a meeting held between the Head of the Council of Europe in Belgrade…
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IOM, UNHCR, and UNICEF stand supportive toward the European systematic relocation process and since the start of the EU-funded Initiative, they relocated more than 4,000 individuals from Greece, especially the vulnerable people to the European…
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A new tool to help teenagers remove nude images or videos has been introduced by the IWF and the NSPCC's childline services and any person under 18 can report using the tool. The reports of self-generated images had doubled in the first three months…