The long-term negative consequences of adverse childhood experiences are well documented, but a recent study focusing on adult survivors of childhood trauma has brought a new perspective to understanding what might promote their well-being.
Adult survivors of childhood trauma, including childhood sexual abuse, who reported physical activity and not smoking may be more likely to… more »
A study led by researchers from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University has found that neighborhoods at high-risk and at low-risk for HIV transmission may have similar social networks but differ greatly in terms of residents’ risk behavior and geographic compactness.
“These results suggest that a ‘minimum’ network… more »
Smokers who consume menthol cigarettes daily are more likely to also smoke flavored little cigars and cigarillos, also known as LCCs, according to a study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
“Our findings provide evidence to the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] that the availability… more »
Locating mental health services in schools in the wake of disasters could make those efforts more effective and better promote children’s postdisaster mental health worldwide, according to a team of researchers led by Georgia State University professors.
About 100 million children worldwide are affected each year by disasters, including floods, earthquakes and hurricanes.… more »