Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Supporting Men > Psychology

#USA #Voters #Trapped #Religion #Bias #AntiSecular

http://www.psypost.org/2017/05/study-uncovers-candidates-level-religiosity-can-impact-support-among-voters-48971 “The results have a number of implications for American politics,” Castle said. “First, they suggest that there is still a strong bias against secular candidates. In particular, we saw that Republicans had sharply negative reactions to the secular Republican candidate — in this treatment, the effect of party identification on

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#Anxiety #Depression #PTSD #Occupational #Stress

http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/anxiety/depression-anxiety-and-ptsd-are-influenced-by-occupation/article/656164/ For instance, a study found high rates of PTSD and depression in firefighters.8 Likewise, approximately 100,000 active police officers in the United States suffer from PTSD, and many also live with the comorbidities of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.9 Research from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

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#NewYork #State #medical #marijuana #post-traumatic #stress #disorder #PTSD

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/05/11/new-york-state-adds-ptsd-to-medical-marijuana-program-will-menstrual-cramps-be-next/#762be6b01108 New York State has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, but it may be starting to loosen up. A bi-partisan bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition passed the Senate Health Committee and now waits on Senate approval. “I am grateful

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#Trigger #Warnings #Definition

http://theconversation.com/whats-the-difference-between-traumatic-fear-and-moral-anger-trigger-warnings-wont-tell-you-77365 To trigger something is therefore not just to bring it about in some general sense, but to cause it in a way that is mechanical and automatic, like a reflex. Pollen is an asthma trigger because it sets off muscle contractions in the airways among people who are sensitive to

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#Joy #FittingIn #Common #Name

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/05/trump_s_solicitor_general_tries_and_fails_to_argue_that_the_president_is.html There are definitely benefits to growing up with a common name, particularly as a child—when fitting in is paramount. Emily Arden, owner of the arts organization ReCreative Spaces, says that as a kid, she was delighted by how easy it was to find her name on keychains and other trinkets,

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#Gaslighting

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201704/the-7-stages-gaslighting-in-relationships Gaslighting is a form of persistent manipulation and brainwashing that causes the victim to doubt her or himself, and ultimately lose one’s own sense of perception, identity, and self-worth. The term gaslighting is derived from the 1944 film "Gaslight", where a husband tries to convince his wife that she’s insane

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#Why #Stay #Bad #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dating-and-mating/201705/the-good-reasons-we-stay-in-bad-relationships Common mechanisms which help to maintain our relationships are “partner-enhancement” and “positive illusions.” Both terms refer to the fact that we tend to see our romantic partners positively, sometimes unrealistically so (Morry et al., 2010; Conley et al., 2009). In both gay and lesbian as well as heterosexual couples, those

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