Tag: domestic violence

Daughter Has Best Response To Dad’s 80,000-Penny Child Support Payment

A Virginia man’s decision to dump thousands of pennies on his ex-wife’s lawn as his final child support payment is being turned into some positive...

Nondisplaced Ulna Fracture Could Mean Intimate-Partner Violence

About one-third of women who presented to an emergency department (ED) with a fractured ulna were victims of intimate-partner violence, according to a study of...

The New Domestic Violence: Technology Abuse

Abusers don’t need to be technologically sophisticated, according to experts. A past or present relationship with the victim can open the doors to many stealthy...

This Injury a Possible Sign of Domestic Violence

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) – As many as one-third of adult women who have a particular fracture...

Doctors Share Tips to Support Survivors of IPV During COVID-19

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Domestic-violence concerns have increased during the pandemic, and healthcare providers can offer several avenues of support, according to a group...

Study Finds Rise in Domestic Violence During COVID

The findings dovetail with concerns about pandemic-related domestic abuse expressed in April by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. “We know lockdowns and quarantines are...

Mental Illness the ‘Inevitable’ Next Pandemic?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Although social distancing is slowing the spread of COVID-19, it will...

Govt helpline receives 92,000 calls on abuse and violence in 11 days

NEW DELHI: The Childline India helpline received more than 92,000 SOS calls asking for protection from abuse and violence in 11 days, a sombre indication...