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Webinar: Head Trauma, Comprehension, and Intoxication – August 5 at 3 PM

This presentation will cover the different types of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) that result from trauma to the brain to build a foundation of how trauma affects the brain, and then will dive into the application in criminal cases. Discussion…

Anxiety: When Benzodiazepines Attack

Courtesy of Godoy Medical Forensics   Did you Know? Anxiety disorders develop from risk factors such as genetics, brain chemistry life events and personality. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States.…

Poor Students More Likely to Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns

Fears of brain injuries has deterred many parents and their children from choosing to play football. After years of publicity about how dangerous football can be, football enrollment has declined 6.6 percent in the past decade, according…
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Parents Who Suffered Severe Trauma Throughout Childhood More Likely to Have Behavioral Problems with Children – The Tech Times

A new study suggests that parents who suffered traumatic experiences throughout their childhood have a higher risk of mental health and behavioral problems later in life. The study also found that these problems can also affect their children. Read…
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Science Shows Just How Traumatizing It is to Separate Kids from Parents at the US-Mexico Border – Quartz

Mental health professionals worry about the potential consequences of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) policy of separating children from parents caught illegally crossing the border. Read more.
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Shooter Revealed Gory Fantasies to his Therapists Years Before the Parkland Massacre – The Miami Herald

A new report reveals that school shooter Nikolas Cruz told his therapist about his "gory fantasies" years before the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Read more.
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Schools Could Have Done More for Shooter Nikolas Cruz, Experts Say – The Orlando Sentinel

Some special education experts have criticized Broward County Public Schools' failure to adequately treat Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 people during a school shooting in Parkland. Read more.
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Alcoholism in Parents Triggers Violence in Teen Relationships: Study – The International Business Times

A new study has found that teenagers are at greater risk for dating violence if they have a father with alcohol use disorder. The study also found that mothers whose partners abused alcohol tended to be more depressed and,  therefore, less…