Tag: abuse

1. Pregnant individuals in Zimbabwe exposed to intimate partner violence during pregnancy were at increased risk of preterm birth   Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Preterm birth is becoming growingly prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, contributing substantially to their infant mortality rate. Complications, such as sepsis, infections and cerebral palsy, have been...
1. Amongst a cohort of a large, national health insurance company, after the 2010 discontinuation of propoxyphene and the introduction of abuse-deterrent OxyContin, there was a deceleration in the dispensing rates of opioids, including the long-acting oxycodone formulation, along with a deceleration in the overdose rate from prescription opioids. 2....
Image: PD 1. Childhood sexual abuse is associated with an increased risk of suicide attempts. 2. The magnitude of the association between suicide attempt and childhood sexual abuse is heterogenous, and the temporality of the association is difficult to establish.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)     Study Rundown: Self-inflicted harm is common...
Image: PD 1. Women who were severely abused (sexually, physically, and/or emotionally) in childhood were more likely to have children diagnosed with autism when compared to women with no abuse history. 2. An intergenerational relationship between maternal childhood abuse and development of autism in offspring may exist. An intergenerational relationship between maternal...