Posts Tagged ‘childhood abuse’

By On October 21st, 2016

Childhood Abuse May Increase Risk of Developing Bipolar Disorder

Those who experienced abuse as children may face a heightened risk for developing bipolar disorder later in life, according to new research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. “The link between experiencing a troubled childhood and subsequently being diagnosed with this serious condition is extremely strong,” said study co-author Filippo Varese from the University‚Ķ


By On June 4th, 2013

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Food Addiction in Women

A recent study found that women who have experienced sexual and physical abuse during childhood are nearly twice as likely to have food addiction issues in adulthood. Studies in the past have linked obesity as well as eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa to childhood abuse. This study looked specifically at the association…

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