Saturday, September 23, 2017
Supporting Men > Psychology (Page 5)

#Mental #Abuse #Hurts #Children #Physical #Abuse

Scientific literature has described psychological abuse over two-and-a-half decades ago, yet MacMillan states that it has remained under-recognized and under-reported and that the impact of psychological child abuse "can be as harmful as other types of maltreatment." Psychological maltreatment has an impact on the development of children. Psychological abuse is therefore

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Japan #feminist #“vagina artist” #raising #alarm #prison #conditions

https://qz.com/1035547/japans-vagina-artist-is-back-and-raising-the-alarm-on-the-countrys-prison-conditions/ As Igarashi continues her campaign to make mankos (Japanese for vaginas) an acceptable part of artistic endeavor, she has also joined critics denouncing Abe’s new law, which she warns allows “the government to arbitrarily exert the power of detention over people.” “People need to know what it means for the government

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#’Goldwater Rule’ #Bar #Psychiatrists #Commenting #Trump

NPR: 'Goldwater Rule' Still In Place Barring Many Psychiatrists From Commenting On Trump. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw2-yt6zk http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/25/539238529/goldwater-rule-still-in-place-barring-many-psychiatrists-from-commenting-on-trum?ft=nprml&f=1001 The 37,000 members of the American Psychiatric Association, on the other hand, do remain bound by the Goldwater rule. This has spurred one psychoanalyst, who has called into question Trump's emotional stability, to resign from the group

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#Rift #Experts #Analyzing #Trump #Mental #Health

CNN: A rift among experts over analyzing Trump's mental health. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwpvXZyDU http://edition.cnn.com/2017/07/26/health/mental-health-association-debate-trump/index.html Two professional mental health associations -- the American Psychoanalytic Association, known as the APsaA, and the American Psychiatric Association, known as the APA -- have opposite opinions about what would be ethical, and what is not. If members want to

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#Trolls #Understand #Hurt #Don’t #Care

ABC News: Trolls understand what hurts people but they simply don't care. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwp6v8tzU http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-13/trolls-understand-what-hurts-people-but-they-simply-dont-care/8701424 Cognitive empathy is the ability to recognise and understand other people's emotions. But affective empathy is the ability to experience and internalise other people's emotions. Put simply, cognitive empathy is the ability to predict how another person will feel

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ABC News: Sexual abuse survivors find joy through horse therapy

ABC News: Sexual abuse survivors find joy through horse therapy. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwtYyWnjU http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-23/healing-powers-of-horse-therapy-sexual-assault-survivors/8638550 She says horses are useful for therapy — in part — because they evolved with humans. "They learned how to observe the environment, how to read subtleties, so they will read incongruences in a person," Ms Botros said. "They will pick it

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#Underpaid #Overburdened #Facebook #Moderator

The Guardian: Underpaid and overburdened: the life of a Facebook moderator. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwqvTY_zQ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/25/facebook-moderator-underpaid-overburdened-extreme-content “There was literally nothing enjoyable about the job. You’d go into work at 9am every morning, turn on your computer and watch someone have their head cut off. Every day, every minute, that’s what you see. Heads being cut

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#History #Suicidal #Different #Brain #Response #Social #Exclusion

Patients with a history of suicidal acts have different brain response to social exclusion https://t.co/S1FukmAVSp— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) July 23, 2017 Previous studies have found people who are vulnerable to suicidal behaviour have deficits in several brain regions and cognitive processes. For example, suicide attempters demonstrated increased activation of the lateral orbitofrontal

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