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Birds Can be Bullies Too

Just like humans, birds that are abused when they're young are more likely to become abusers themselves later on.

Adult Nazca boobies, seabirds that live on the Galapagos Islands,...
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Abused Women Who Don't Convict Feel Sorry for Jailed Husbands and Boyfriends

Remember the infamous O.J. Simpson case? WHY don't more women report being abused? A new study used recorded jailhouse telephone conversations between men charged with felony domestic violence and their victims to help reveal why some victims decide not to follow through on the charges. What did they discover? Through subtle psychological...
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Child Abuse

Sometimes it comes from other kids! - More than one third of those who sexually abuse children are other juveniles, not adults (as one might suspect).

Researchers found that juveniles account for more than one-third of those known to police to have committed sex offenses against minors. And juveniles who commit sex...

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