The extensive analysis will be published in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. ‘Women who reported they had been physically abused as kids have twice the chances of chronic exhaustion syndrome and multiple chemical sensitivities, and 65 per cent higher probability of fibromyalgia’ says lead investigator Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson, who keeps the Sandra Rotman Chair at U of T's Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Public Work and Section of Family members and Community Medicine. ‘These findings persisted also after controlling for possibly confounding factors such as for example other adverse childhood encounters, age, race, mental health insurance and adult socioeconomic status.’ Related StoriesClinical trial shows nivolumab drug improves overall survival, standard of living in lung tumor patientsKessler Base researcher confirms hyperlink between sleep disturbances and MS-related fatigueSprout announces U.S.The Associated Press/WBZ also reviews that the cuts threaten solutions for Maine’s mentally ill. ‘The head of the Maine chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness says the proposed ten % cuts in state Medicaid funding would result in a loss of about $90 million in mental health funding’ . This article is usually republished with kind permission from our close friends at The Kaiser Family members Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Record, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, discussions and debates. The Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge program of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Business and Kaiser Family Base.