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June 17, 2013, ABC News
Kids and teens on the receiving end of sibling bullying experience depression, anxiety and other mental distress.
- Outdated IDs worry transgender people
June 15, 2013, Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO - Most people don't think twice about the gender printed on their driver's license. But those "M" or "F" markers - and the legal and administrative prerequisites for switching them on passports, birth certificates and other forms of identification - are a source of anxiety and, even, discrimination...
- RI, city settle with feds over disabled rights
June 13, 2013, Associated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island and the city of Providence have reached a settlement with the federal government in an investigation that found they were violating the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Bill defines sex trafficking as child abuse
June 11, 2013, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Child prostitutes would be considered victims of abuse rather than juvenile offenders and would have to be referred to child welfare officials under legislation in Congress aimed at strengthening care for them before they become ensnared in the criminal justice system.
Other News Stories
Babies that see violence show aggression later
June 17, 2013, ScienceDaily
Aggression in school-age children may have its origins in children 3 years old and younger who witnessed violence between their mothers and partners.
Minority children with autism less likely to get care for complications
June 17, 2013, CBS News
White children with autism appear to be receiving more medical care than black or Hispanic children who have the disorder, according to new research.
Normal or not? When temper tantrums become a disorder
June 17, 2013, Fox News
Angry kids who throw excessive, explosive tantrums now have their own disorder called disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.
A new hope for anorexia patients found through brain treatment
June 16, 2013, Psych Central
Scientists were able to help some women with severe anorexia nervosa through deep brain stimulation (DBS).
Deployment to war doesn't figure in majority of military suicides
June 15, 2013, Los Angeles Times
Experts say many military recruits bring mental health issues with them.