Monday, December 11, 2017
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Politician takes responsibility for harrassment

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/345711/franken-to-quit-over-sexual-harassment-claims He announced his resignation a day after a majority of his Democratic Senate colleagues called for him to step down following a string of sexual misconduct allegations against him. The Minnesota senator is the most prominent political figure to resign amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations. "I know in my heart

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#Narcissus

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/compassion-matters/201206/self-esteem-versus-narcissism As a culture, we are highly concerned with self-esteem. And this is a good thing. How we feel about ourselves determines how we treat those around us and vice versa. In 1890, William James identified self-esteem as a fundamental human need, no less essential for survival than emotions such as

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#Archbishop #Canterbury #can’t #understand why #US #fundamentalists #support #Trump

Archbishop of Canterbury cannot understand why US fundamentalist Christians support Donald Trump https://t.co/HmKrBuSX6O— Telegraph News (@TelegraphNews) November 26, 2017 The Most Rev Justin Welby said he "really genuinely" had no explanation foe how the US President has secured such a significant support base amongst church-goers. He made the admission as

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#Unsociable #individuals #more #creative

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320173.php While speculating about the reasons for this negative relation, Bowker says that "shy and avoidant individuals may be unable to use their solitude time happily and productively, maybe because they are distracted by their negative cognitions and fears." By contrast, "[U]nsociable youth[s] spend more time alone than with others, [but] we

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#CBT & #medication

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/from-pills-to-psychotherapy-treating-depression-often-lies-in-a-gray-zone/2017/11/24/7e124962-779a-11e7-8839-ec48ec4cae25_story.html?utm_term=.66ade46629ac A number of recent studies highlight the uncertainty involved with these treatment decisions. Researchers have dedicated considerable effort to studying the relative effectiveness between psychotherapies and antidepressants, frequently without finding much difference. For instance, a study published in 2012 reviewed data from more than 100 prior trials and included more

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#Millions of #men #suffer in #silence

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/25/men-sexual-abuse-trauma-silence Research indicates that one in six men experienced sexual abuse at some point during their childhood, and this is probably a low estimate, as it doesn’t account for non-contact experiences, which can also have lasting effects. In addition, when thinking about the statistic, we need to acknowledge the barriers that

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#Kiwi #ex-priest #trial #sexual #assault

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/kiwi-ex-priest-on-trial-for-sexual-assault.html A former Catholic priest has appeared in a Sydney court accused of sexually and indecently assaulting seven males aged between 14 and 20 in the late 1980s at a western Sydney school. New Zealander James Joseph Cunneen, 58, was arrested at his Hamilton home in July and extradited to Australia on

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#Schizophrenia first #trimester of #pregnancy

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-11-schizophrenia-early-pregnancy-mini-brain.html Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals that the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward the end of the first trimester of pregnancy. The finding opens up a new understanding of this devastating disease and the potential for new treatment

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