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IT: Chapter 2 raises fresh concerns about horror movie promo and children

Peak national body Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) has claimed that promotions of the movie IT: Chapter 2 have been irresponsible due to the use of graphic imagery in places that children can easily see, such as outdoor posters and internet advertising. ACCM President, Professor Elizabeth Handsley, said yesterday, “The impacts of [...]

By |2020-03-09T11:29:21+11:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Trauma|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Frequent childhood nightmares may indicate an increased risk of psychotic traits

Children who suffer from frequent nightmares or bouts of night terrors may be at an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adolescence, according to new research that shows that children reporting frequent nightmares before the age of 12 were three and a half times more likely to suffer from psychotic experiences in early adolescence. Similarly, [...]

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