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Psychological dysfunction

Dyslexia linked to impulsiveness among criminals

Researchers have chalked up a pioneer discovery clearly linking dyslexia and high levels of impulsivity in a group of adults − men convicted of felonies.

Reporting sex crimes improves health

The majority of those who report incest and abuse to the police feel they made the right decision. Pressing charges bolsters health and leads to more freedom to get on with their lives.

Anxious children at risk for multiple problems

Children suffering from anxiety also risk developing other conditions – with research showing more than 60 percent struggling with speech and motor skills problems.

Cutting back on coercion

Psychiatric wards in larger cities in Norway are more apt to use coercive medical care than ones in smaller communities, but reductions are underway.