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Childhood maltreatment associated with development of serious mental illness

Childhood maltreatment associated with development of serious mental illness

Limited research on prevention of sexual violence against women in sub-Saharan Africa

Limited research on prevention of sexual violence against women in sub-Saharan Africa

Study looks at impact of Child Friendly Spaces in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies

Study looks at impact of Child Friendly Spaces in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies

Study provides evidence on how supervision and special guardianship orders are used

Study provides evidence on how supervision and special guardianship orders are used

Mothers with children taken into out-of-home care more likely to receive inadequate prenatal care

Mothers with children taken into out-of-home care more likely to receive inadequate prenatal care

Parents’ mental health problems associated with reactive attachment disorder in children

Parents’ mental health problems associated with reactive attachment disorder in children

State prisons fail to offer cure to 144,000 inmates with deadly hepatitis C

State prisons fail to offer cure to 144,000 inmates with deadly hepatitis C

Sepsis detection program failed to meet E. coli reduction target but improved overall disease diagnosis

Sepsis detection program failed to meet E. coli reduction target but improved overall disease diagnosis

New SIDS Info app seeks to reduce infant sleep-related deaths

New SIDS Info app seeks to reduce infant sleep-related deaths

As marijuana laws relax, doctors say pregnant women shouldn’t partake

As marijuana laws relax, doctors say pregnant women shouldn’t partake

Research finds rise in number of New Hampshire infants diagnosed with NAS

Research finds rise in number of New Hampshire infants diagnosed with NAS

New study finds serious mental health risks among Yemenis

New study finds serious mental health risks among Yemenis

Mental illness linked to early childhood adversity may be passed to next generation

Mental illness linked to early childhood adversity may be passed to next generation

Study highlights huge disparity in child welfare across the UK

Study highlights huge disparity in child welfare across the UK

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Study finds psychosocial risk factors, unexplained bruising in fatal or near-fatal child abuse cases

Study finds psychosocial risk factors, unexplained bruising in fatal or near-fatal child abuse cases

Children of heavy-drinking mothers have greater odds of contact with justice system

Children of heavy-drinking mothers have greater odds of contact with justice system

Study reveals significant inequalities in child welfare across the UK

Study reveals significant inequalities in child welfare across the UK

Video games featuring alcohol and tobacco content may influence adolescents

Video games featuring alcohol and tobacco content may influence adolescents

Research underscores importance of increased global commitment to early childhood development

Research underscores importance of increased global commitment to early childhood development