News & journals

04
Feb
2015
Source: Health Canal

Study results suggest a relationship between exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and household food insecurity among mothers of young children.

04
Feb
2015
Source: MJA

(Opinion) "Recognising and responding with both our strengths and vulnerabilities to help get through times of distress"

29
Jan
2015
Source: Medical Xpress

Researchers believe that it's a combination of factors, not just childhood abuse and maltreatment, which leads to involvement in crime. They also found that later positive life experiences, ie. graduating high school, getting married, were protective factors that reduced involvement with crime.  

27
Jan
2015
Source: MNT

Researchers find that early intervention may support long-term remediation of white matter changes.

23
Jan
2015
Source: CT Mirror

This article, a second in a four-part series, discusses how nurturing caregivers can make a significant difference in how adversity affects children who have experienced truama.

23
Jan
2015
Source: CT Mirror

This is the last installment of a four-part series.  "We’re looking for people to understand, when they see a kid, rather than asking, ‘What’s wrong with them?’ we want them to know to ask, ‘What’s happened to them?’"

22
Jan
2015
Source: SNAICC

In a groundbreaking initiative the ACT Government has appointed five cultural advisors to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care.

22
Jan
2015
Source: CT Mirror

The third of four, this piece highlights prevention to protect children from potential consequences of exposure to adversities.

22
Jan
2015
Source: CT Mirror

The first of a four-part series on the mental and physiological effects of childhood trauma.

20
Jan
2015
Source: ScienceDaily

New study provides evidence that childhood adversity is associated with shorter telomeres and higher mtDNA content, important biological changes that may represent advanced cellular aging.

18
Jan
2015
Source: ABC Emergency

Pscyhologist Susie Burke on preparing children for an emergency.

18
Jan
2015
Source: MNT

"Our findings suggest that trauma-linked cues have an unexpected positive value in adulthood (i.e., antidepressant properties) and may provide insight as to why victims of childhood abuse are attracted to abuse-related cues," the authors conclude.

14
Jan
2015
Source: BusinessWire

Press release: New multimedia resource for educators and school professionals to better support their grieving students.

13
Jan
2015
Source: New Zealand Herald
04
Jan
2015
Source: The Daily Telegraph

Research finds a direct link between mothers' prenatal experience of domestic violence and trauma symptoms in their babies in the first year of life.

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