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This study examined the impact of exposure to family violence on children's adjustment. Two groups of residents of shelters for battered women (current and former residents) were compared to a nonviolent control group. All three groups of mothers completed interviews and self-report questionnaires related to both their own and their children's adjustment.(More)
This study examines the impact of exposure to family violence on school-aged boys. Boys who had witnessed violence between their parents were compared to boys who had been abused by their parents. The findings indicate that boys exposed to violence had a pattern of adjustment problems similar to those of abused boys and significantly different in severity(More)
The authors compared behavior problems and social competence in 126 boys and girls (age 6-11) from violent and nonviolent families, on the basis of maternal ratings on the Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist. Girls from violent families were reported as showing more internalizing behavior problems and a lower level of social competence than their nonviolent(More)
The present study focused on the emotional and physical health problems of battered women by comparing a sample of residents in shelters with a group of women in the community matched for family income, length of marriage, and number of children on the General Health Questionnaire. The results indicated that battered women report a significantly higher(More)
PURPOSE The goal of this study was to differentiate between normal, degenerative meniscus, and meniscal tears using monoexponentially and biexponentially calculated T2*. Meniscal disease, characterized by an altered collagen fiber matrix, might be detectable in vivo using quantitative T2* mapping. METHODS A 3D Cartesian spoiled gradient echo technique was(More)
A pregnant woman with cerebral tumour of right hemisphere is reported. In the 30th week of pregnancy intracranial pressure was increased and imminent premature delivery were diagnosed. The patient was operated on for cerebral tumour and immediately after this cesarean section was performed. We conclude that in this case neurosurgical operation followed by(More)
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