Abused Children and Combat Soldiers Have Similar Brain Activity


I am not surprised at this study because many of the symptoms found in victims of incest and child sexual abuse, are often found in combat veterans. But I do have an issue with one comment in this article. Please see my comments at the bottom of the page. *

“Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.

In the first functional MRI brain scan study to investigate the impact of physical abuse and domestic violence on children, scientists at UCL in collaboration with the Anna Freud Centre, found that exposure to family violence was associated with increased brain activity in two specific brain areas (the anterior insula and the amygdala) when children viewed pictures of angry faces.

Previous fMRI studies that scanned the brains of soldiers exposed to violent combat situations have shown the…

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Australia cardinal apologises over clergy child sex abuse, I took blame, ritual murder accused says, Court orders release of additional priest files

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– I took blame, ritual murder accused says
– Ritual killing application fails
– Sixth Circuit – Dissent Criticizes Limited Restitution Options (child pornography restitution decision)
– Australia cardinal apologises over clergy child sex abuse
– Court orders release of additional priest files

I took blame, ritual murder accused says
Johannesburg – Murder-accused Harvey Isha had to take the blame for an apparent satanic ritual in which teenager Kirsty Theologo died, a Johannesburg court heard on Monday.

Isha told the South Gauteng High Court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court he had been fingered by Theologo’s mother.

“Kirsty’s mom had already mentioned that ‘Harvey and his friends did this to Kirsty’ and so Jeremy [King] said, from what I understood, that because my name was mentioned by Kirsty’s mom, I had to take the blame.”

Isha, 24, is on trial with Robin Harwood, Lindon Wagner, and Courtney Daniels…

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How to Help Child Abuse Continue! BE SILENT AND BLIND

Broken Until Spoken


I was headed to bed tonight thinking to myself, “Sheesh! I can’t think of anything to write for my Blog again tonight? Whats the problem?”

I walk over to shut the laptop down and see the headline, FATHER ACCUSED OF ASSAULT. I read on, it is yet another sad and sick tale of abuse. This one was a 6 month old with a couple of broken bones and a bruised head. It gets better.
The babe would not stop crying so he stuck the baby in the freezer!

Doing what I do I hear this stuff on a daily basis. Sad but true, these grisly stories are part of the scenery in my life. The story is not what got my attention and prompted this post.

It was in the remarks! I am infuriated.

One said, I no longer read anything with these sick headlines. Another post, No one wants…

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