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As she sought treatment, she met others like her, which helped her to begin

http://toronto.citynews.ca/2018/03/22/montreal-therapists-citizens-raise-awareness-of-compulsive-hoarding/ MONTREAL – Mitsou Lefebvre-Lafrance never realized that the piles of books, papers, clothes, collectibles and craft supplies that covered every surface in her Montreal apartment were a problem until she needed to move to a smaller space. But as the move approached, she suddenly realized she just couldn’t, or didn’t know

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Defining magical thinking

http://www.skepticnorth.com/2010/10/a-skeptics-guide-to-magical-thinking-part-1/ ...define magical thinking simply as any non-science based explanation for an event or experience. There are three important points to note about this definition. First, it does not say that a belief is magical merely because it violates an established scientific principle. After all, quantum mechanics did that when

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Don’t assume that correcting a problem will be a huge undertaking

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-practice/201807/6-thinking-mistakes-unconfident-people-make People often feel stuck in problem patterns that feel too big to fix. In fact, you may be able to make very simple changes that greatly improve whatever your problem is. For example, you could start improving your teamwork by making one positive comment at every meeting you attend. Solutions

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Trauma can result in anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/12/children-and-ptsd-health-risks-lurk-long-after-psychological-trauma.html Researchers have long concluded that exposure to trauma can result in severe mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and PTSD. Furthermore, mental health experts have concluded that individuals who have experienced trauma during their childhood — including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, natural disasters or

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Australian archbishop convicted of covering up for priest

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/australian-archbishop-sentenced-child-sexual-abuse_us_5b3b6f71e4b05127ccec78fe Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson was sentenced to 12 months in detention on Tuesday after being convicted in May of covering up a priest’s sexual abuse of four boys dating back to the 1970s. Wilson, who is currently the archbishop of Adelaide, will be eligible for parole after six months, the BBC

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False accusations damage genuine survivors

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/03/man-who-said-he-was-victim-of-vip-child-sex-abuse-ring-charged The man whose claims of a VIP paedophile ring sparked a £2m Scotland Yard investigation targeting pillars of the establishment has been charged with 12 counts of lying to detectives and receiving £22,000 in compensation through fraud. The claims by “Nick”, made first in the media and then to detectives, led

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