Seniors

Diabetes Risk and the Early Stages of Schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia are at higher risk for developing diabetes. Problems with regulation of blood sugar may appear in the very earliest stages of schizophrenia, according to a review of research published January 11th 2017 inJAMA Psychiatry. This finding suggests people with schizophrenia should be monitored for type 2 diabetes from the onset [...]

Child Abuse and Neglect: Why Prevention Is Important

Child Abuse and Neglect: Why Prevention Is Important April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child abuse and neglect are collectively described as maltreatment. According to research, studies of maltreatment typically examine the effects of childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse (Teicher & Samson, 2016). Furthermore, Teicher and Samson (2016) describe that maltreatment [...]