Friday, June 22, 2018

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to homelessness

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/scotland/articles/a-village-for-the-homeless-is-opening-in-edinburgh/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=share Littlejohn says: ‘There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to homelessness, and what we’re doing at the village is developing a viable alternative to the unsupported, substandard and expensive temporary accommodation models that are prevalent within the homelessness system.’ Michael will be among the first to enter the community. ‘I would like to participate

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How Abusive Relationships Take Root

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/11/health/domestic-violence-abusive-relationships.html “It often starts in a very insidious way,” said Patricia Pape, a psychologist in private practice in New York. “He says, ‘Don’t put Sweet-and-Low in your coffee, it’s poisonous.’ “Then, ‘When you wear that nail polish, it makes you look like a fallen woman,’ and ‘That skirt is too short, it’s

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Forever Alone

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/minority-report/201804/the-incel-involuntary-celibacy-problem In 2015, Chris Harper-Mercer shot and killed 9 people at a community college in Oregon before taking his own life. He was a self-described incel saying, “Here I am, 26, with no friends, no job, no girlfriend” in his own manifesto. What makes the Incel community confusing to the general public

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I mean I was flashed, humped, bumped, grabbed. I think he probably did it to a lot of people

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/mar/21/robin-williams-groped-flashed-me-on-set-mork-mindy-pam-dawber Williams would also wrestle her, break wind on her and come on to the set totally naked. He also once “goosed” an elderly woman playing Mindy’s grandmother by poking her between the buttocks with a cane. The revelations are contained in a new biography of Williams by New York Times journalist

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#Deserter #suffered from #PTSD #schizotypal #personality #disorder

https://www.stripes.com/news/psychiatrist-bergdahl-likely-suffered-from-ptsd-and-other-disorders-before-his-capture-1.495640 He’s bright, but he’s also naive,” Morgan said. “He has a unique world view. He’s very curious, he’s slightly suspicious, and he’s odd.” The doctor said Bergdahl was suffering from schizotypal personality disorder in June 2008 and has likely suffered with the condition most of his life. Morgan said the disorder

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Al Jazeera English: #Gaza #Children #war #trauma #three #years

Al Jazeera English: Gaza: Children suffer from war trauma three years on. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw0r7XkTY http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/09/gaza-children-suffer-war-trauma-years-170910080659516.html As Gaza marks three years since the Israeli assault that devastated the Strip and left more than 2,200 Palestinians killed, the psychological effects of the violence linger on. Children were among the most affected groups; in the 50-day onslaught,

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Staying in control reduces impact of trauma on mortality

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/media-spotlight/201802/staying-in-control-can-help-you-live-longer When looking at the role that perceived control played in mortality, results showed that the impact of trauma was much less for people reporting high levels of mastery (belief in one's ability to achieve a goal). As well, participants reporting higher levels of perceived constraints (belief in external forces beyond

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Identifying linguistic markers specific to depression

https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/how-to-know-if-youre-depressed-text-messages-language/ Depression is a far-reaching condition that can be hard to pinpoint: Like, are you feeling depressed, just anxious, or both? And how do you know if you’re just going through a rough patch or if your mood is symptomatic of something bigger? Although mental health is not an exact science,

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