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Domestic Violence Linked to Later Mental Problems in Women

According to a new study in theJournal of the American Medical Association, women are much more likely to develop a mental disorder at some point in their lives if they have been the victim of rape, sexual assault, stalking, or intimate-partner violence. While this does not come as a surprise to most, the interesting aspect of the study is that it shows just how connected these two occurences are. It also emphasizes how important it is for doctors and health care workers to ask women about prior violent incidents, even if they are from years ago.

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Early Signs of Teenage Mental Illness

No parent wants her teen to struggle with the complication and confusion associated with mental illness; however, all too frequently teens are forced to bear the burden of this mental challenge. While nothing you can do can prevent your teen from developing a mental illness, you can watch for signs so you can catch any metal illnesses that do strike early, and therefore respond more effectively.

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Pregnancy and Fertility Drugs

Fertility drugs can increase your odds of getting pregnant. Use of these oral or injectable medications may be beneficial when you have an ovulation disorder. However, MayoClinic.com and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, or ACOG, both indicate that sometimes fertility drugs may require complementary therapies to yield success.